Archive for January, 2011

K Building Renovation Project Reception

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

posterThe Department of Biochemistry is pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of the K building renovation project which was initiated in the Spring of 2010. In addition to the new research laboratories, this phase of the project included the creation of a student lounge, conference rooms, updated equipment rooms, and new administrative offices.
A reception celebrating the completion of phase one of the K building renovation project was held on Wednesday, January 26, 2011. Dr. David Harris, Chair of Biochemistry, and the department thanked the many people who facilitated the successful completion of the first phase of the complex renovation project. At the reception the Department also welcomed two new faculty members, Dr. Bob Varelas and Dr. Valentina Perissi, whose laboratories will be in the newly renovated space on K6.”

Welcome Dr. Perissi

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Welcome, Dr. Perissi!

The Department of Biochemistry is pleased to announce that Valentina Perissi, PhD will be joining the Department as a new Assistant Professor! Valentina is a superb biochemist and cell biologist from Geoff Rosenfeld’s lab at UCSD working on transcriptional control and the assembly of regulatory complexes on DNA. Her most recent work has important implications for inflammation and diabetes. Valentina will start in July, and her laboratory will occupy newly renovated space on the Harrison Avenue wing of K6. Please join us in welcoming Valentina to the Department!

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