Biochemistry faculty have been busy this Spring. Dr. Marc Wold gave a seminar at Washington University in January. In February, he attended the Keystone meeting on DNA Replication and Recombination in Banff, Canada. Dr. Wold chaired the DNA Repair/Recombination Processes Workshop and gave a workshop talk and a poster on his lab’s research.
Dr. David Price spoke at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign on March 1 on the “Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase II Elongation Control: The role of Gdown1 and Myc as non-sequence specific factors.” Dr. Miles Pufall spoke at Texas A&M University on March 20 and will be presenting a Medical Sciences seminar at Indiana University on April 8 entitled, “The glucocorticoid receptor as signal integrator: understanding treatment resistance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.”
Dr. Charles Brenner spoke at the Clinical Translation of Epigenetics in Cancer Therapy’s Biennial Workshop and spoke at Duke University’s Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition & Metabolism Center in January. In February, he was a guest speaker of the Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series hosted by the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer at the University of Montreal. And just before Spring Break, Dr. Brenner represented ASBMB at the AAMC Council of Academic Societies meeting in Ft. Lauderdale.