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Yeal Escobar, Biochemistry Summer Student, Wins Poster Award at ABRCSM

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Summer undergraduate Yeal Escobar won a poster award at the 2014 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in San Antonio, TX. Yeal’s poster titled “The role of lamin-associated muscular dystrophy mutations in gene expression” described research she carried out in the laboratory of Lori Wallrath. Yeal was supported by the U of Iowa MSTP summer research program program and the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARCS) program at her home institution, the University of Arizona.

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.

Wallrath becomes the messenger

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Lori Wallrath was an invited participant at an NSF-sponsored workshop titled “Science: Becoming the Messenger” in Ames, Iowa on October 16 – 17. Former PBS executive Dan Agan, bestselling science author and blogger Chris Mooney and Emmy award winning television producer Joe Schreiber taught participants how to use new skills and ‘new media’ (e.g. twitter) to better communicate research findings to the general public.

Faculty featured in Fall meetings and symposiums

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Lori Wallrath gave an oral presentation at the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium ‘Dynamic Organization of Nuclear Function’ (Sept 27 – Oct 1) held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Her talk was titled “Connections between lamins and genes involved in detoxification and neuromuscular junction function”.

David Price delivered a keynote address at the LARP Society Meeting in Banyuls Sur Mar, France on “The role of LARP7 and the 7SKsnRNP in regulating P-TEFb.” Biochemistry graduate student, John Brogie, who also attended the meeting and presented a poster, was elected to be the Graduate Student Representitive to the LARP Society.

Nancy Stellwagen gave an invited talk and chaired a discussion session at the 13th International Symposium on Colloidal and Molecular Electrooptics, held Sept. 2-5 in Ghent, Belgium. Nancy will also give an invited talk and chair a discussion session at the 19th International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid Phase-separation Techniques, to be held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3 in Baltimore, MD and the AES Electrophoresis Society annual meeting in Pittsburgh Oct. 29-31. At the AES Society meeting, she will be given the 2012 achievement award for contributions to the field electrophoretic separations, as well as service to the society. The award session has been named in her honor.