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Alzheimer’s Research Day 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Alzheimer’s Research Day

Alzh Please join us for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 12:00-3:00 pm. This year’s keynote speaker will be Junying Yuan, PhD from Harvard Medical School presenting “Global Mechanisms That Regulate Autophagy and the Relevance to Alzheimer¹s Disease.” The lecture will be
held from 12:00-1:00 pm in room L-112, followed by lunch and a poster session at 1:15 pm in the Conte (K) building, Room K103.

Welcome Dr. Perissi

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Welcome Dr. Perissi!

valentina The Department of Biochemistry welcomes our newest faculty member Dr. Valentina Perissi. Starting July 1, please stop by Dr. Perissi’s new lab on K6 and introduce yourself. For more information on the Perissi Lab research click here. Perissi lab

Russek Winners 2011

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Congratulations Biochemistry Russek Day Winners!

russek Congratulations to the winners of the Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day 2011 for the Department of Biochemistry. Honorable mention was awarded to Alexia Eliades who was a student in Dr. Ravid’s lab, the second prize award went to Johann Bergholz who is a student in Dr. Xiao’s lab and the first prize was awarded to Larry Luchsinger who is a student in Dr. Smith’s lab.

Congratulations Graduates!

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

cakeThe Department of Biochemistry congratulates our students Kevin Anderson, Sunitha Chari, Alexia Eliades, Hicham Naimy, Stephanie Seidl, and Ziyang Yu who recently defended their PhD theses. Commencement for the PhD graduates will be on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 10 am.commencement info

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!