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Karina Kruth, Jessica Maier, and Lacy Barton successfully defended their theses during the 2013-2014 academic year

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Karina Kruth, a Biochemistry PhD Student mentored by Dr. Peter Rubenstein, successfully defended her thesis on October 31, 2013, entitled “Effects of three deafness-causing gamma-actin mutations on actin structure and function”. Karina is a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Miles Pufall at the University of Iowa, Department of Biochemistry.

 

Jessica Maiers, a Molecular and Cellular Biology PhD student mentored by Dr. Kris DeMali, successfully defended her thesis on November 26, 2013, entitled “The role of alpha-catenin and ZO-1 in coupling tight junctions to adherens junctions”. Jessica holds a post-doctoral position with Dr. Vijay Shah at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,  Minnesota.

 

Lacy Barton, a Biochemistry PhD student mentored by Dr. Pamela Geyer, successfully defended her thesis on July 11, 2014, entitled “Defining the role of a nuclear lamina LEM domain protein in germline stem cells”. Lacy is a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Ruth Lehmann at New York University in New York.

Congrats Karina, Jessica, and Lacy!

Geyer, Wallrath, and Barton Developmental Cell article selected for Faculty of 1000 Prime

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Congratulations to Pam Geyer, Lori Wallrath, and Lacy Barton whose article “The Drosophila nuclear lamina protein otefin is required for germline stem cell survival”, published in Developmental Cell, has been selected for Faculty of 1000 Prime because of its special significance in its field. Faculty of 1000 Prime recommends the top published articles in biology and medicine.