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…)
Archive for August, 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…)
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.