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Archive for August, 2009

Annual Biochemistry Kickoff Event

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Props to Michael Feldkamp, John Prior and Xiao Peng for organizing this year’s Department of Biochemistry academic year kickoff event.  The theme was “The Best is Yet to Come.”   (more…)

Congrats to Professor Lori Wallrath

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Today, the Carver College of Medicine celebrated this year’s class of faculty members promoted to Full Professor. Dean Paul Rothman and Associate Dean Lois Geist joined Head and Vice Chair Charles Brenner and Madeline Shea in congratulating Professor Wallrath. (more…)

Dr. Belinda Pinto

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Congratulations are due to our newest PhD, Belinda Pinto. Belinda defended her degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with Professor Pamela Geyer on Understanding the Role of LEM Proteins in Drosophila Development. Belinda’s work identified phenotypes reminiscent of human laminopathies, suggesting that studies in Drosophila will provide insights into lamina dysfunction associated with disease.