Jackie Bubnell (Class of 2013) has been appointed to the Diversity Committee of the Genetics Society of America’s Early Career Scientist Leadership Program. For more information, see the GSA website. Jackie was also spotlighted in the GSA’s Genes to Genomes blog.
Endia Blunt (Class of 2013) and Felicia New (Class of 2016) were honored in the inaugural pinning ceremony for Graduate School Deans Scholars. The mission of the Deans Scholar Program is to connect scholars from across graduate fields. “The Graduate School Deans Scholars are a distinguished group of graduate students who are making significant contributions to their fields through their […]
Fabiana Duarte (Class of 2010; Graduate May 2017) received the Wellnitz Award for her paper:Duarte FM, Fuda NJ, Mahat DB, Core LJ, Guertin MJ, Lis JT. (2016) Transcription factors GAF and HSF act at distinct regulatory steps to modulate stress-induced gene activation. Genes and Development 30(15):1731-46. Fabiana also received the Calvo TA Award in the Department […]
Nithya Kartha (Class of 2012) received the LPS Paper Award for her paper: Kartha N, Shen L, Maskin C, Wallace M, Schimenti JC. (2016) The Chromatin Remodeling Component Arid1a Is a Suppressor of Spontaneous Mammary Tumors in Mice. Genetics 203(4):1601-11.
Zijing Zhang (Class of 2012) received the Calvo TA Award in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics. Zijing was the teaching assistant in Michael Goldberg’s course, Laboratory in Genetics & Genomics (BIOMG 6390) in Fall 2016. Zijing is a graduate student in Mariana Wolfner’s lab.
Melisa is a graduate student in the lab of Jun “Kelly” Liu. Her research project is “Characterization of a new modulator of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signaling pathway in C. elegantI.