Whitney Manhart Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Whitney Manhart in the Mostoslavsky and Mühlberger Labs on the successful defense of her dissertation entitled “Ebola Virus Induces a Type I Interferon Response in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes” on May 12, 2020. Excellent job, Whitney!

2020 Russek Award Winners

We are delighted to announce the Microbiology Graduate Students who have won 2020 Russek Student Achievement Awards. Microbiology has two 1st prize winners this year! Congratulations to:

1st Prize – Both Kimberley Barker (Mizgerd Lab) and
1st Prize – Whitney Manhart (Mostoslavsky and Mühlberger Labs)
Honorable Mention – Allison Thomas (Sagar Lab)

Please note that the 26th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day will be held virtually on two days, May 21 and 22, 2020.


R Baer Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to R Baer in the Galagan Lab on the successful defense of his dissertation entitled “Discovery, Characterization, and Ligand Specificity Engineering of a Novel Bacterial Transcription Factor Inducible by Progesterone” on February 27, 2020. Well done, R!


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