Archive for April, 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Anderson!

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Congratulations to Kevin Anderson who successfully defended his PhD thesis “Small RNA, Iron Regulation and Antibiotic Susceptibility in E. Coli”

Communicating with Hedgehogs: Signaling in Development and Disease

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

ScottThe 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 third seminar in this series will be held on Thursday, April 28 and features Matthew Scott, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering, Stanford University and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The title of this presentation is Communicating with Hedgehogs: Signaling in Development and Disease.

Congratulations Dr. Eliades and Dr. Naimy

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Congratulations go out to Alexia Eliades from Dr. Katya Ravid’s laboratory and Hicham Naimy from Dr. Jospeh Zaia’s laboratory!

Alexia successfully defended her PhD thesis: “The Role of Oxidases in Megakaryocyte Development”.

Hicham successfully defended his PhD thesis: “Mass Spectrometry for Sequencing Protein Binding Epitopes in Heparin/Heparin Sulfate”.

Congratulations to both!

High-grade Malignancy, the Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition, and Cancer Stem Cells

Friday, April 1st, 2011

WeinbergThe 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 second seminar in the series will be held on Thursday, April 7. The guest speaker will be Robert Weinberg, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, Whitehead Institute, MIT. The seminar is entitled High-grade Malignancy, the Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition, and Cancer Stem Cells.