Archive for March, 2011

Congratulations to Stephanie Seidl, PhD

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Stephanie Seidl in Dr. Barbara Schreiber’s laboratory successfully defended her PhD thesis examining the role of serum amyloid A in regulating extracellular matrix production and gene expression in vascular smooth muscle cells.

Congratulations Dr. Seidl!

Johann Bergholz receives Outstanding Service Award

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Congratulations to Johann Bergholz for receiving an “Outstanding Service Award”. Johann’s tireless efforts as a tutor coordinator for the Biochemistry and Cell Biology class taught to first year medical students earned him this well-deserved award!

Congratulations to Sunitha Chari, PhD

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Sunitha Chari in Dr. Graham Shipley’s laboratory successfully defended her PhD thesis, “Expression and Purification of The Extracellular Domain of Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor (LDLR-767) and Characterization of Two Peptides Derived From Apolipoprotein E Helix 4”

Congratulations Dr. Chari!

Congratulations to Ziyang Yu, PhD

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Ziyang Yu in Gail Sonenshein’s laboratory successfully defended his PhD thesis, “Genetic and Molecular Analysis of the Function of the Tumor Suppressor Lysyl Oxidase Propeptide and its Target BlimpI in Cancer”

Congratulations Dr. Yu!

The Microenvironment and the Genome in Breast Cancer: How Does Tissue Architecture Inform Therapy?

Friday, March 18th, 2011

BissellThe Department of Biochemistry and the Evans Center in the Department of Medicine are sponsoring their second joint, thematic seminar series. The purpose of the series is to highlight a cutting edge topic in biology with disease relevance. The theme for the Spring joint seminar series is Stem Cells, Development, and Cancer. Each seminar will be held at 4:00 p.m. in Bakst Auditorium.

The first seminar to be held on Thursday, March 31 is a presentation by Mina Bissell, Ph.D., Distinguished Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory entitled The Microenvironment and the Genome in Breast Cancer: How Does Tissue Architecture Inform Therapy?