Congratulations to Dr. Shobini Jayaraman whose research, “Secretory Phospholipase A2, a New Function for an Old Player” has been highlighted in December 2014 on the website of the International Artherosclerosis Society as an invited commentary:
Full text available upon logon at http://www.athero.org/ (Commentaries, December 2014)
Congratulations are in order for Professor Chris Gabel who was just announced as a Spivack Scholar by the BU School of Medicine.
Congratulations to Prof. Esther Bullitt who has been elected Director, Biological Sciences, of the Microscopy Society of America.
Happy Birthday to Prof. G. Graham Shipley
Oral Defense for Evan Rossignol, Candidate for Ph.D., entitled “Topology of Poliovirus RNA Replication Machinery”, on Thursday, September 11, 2014.
Former Allen Lab Student Dr. Lorenzo Finci has recently published a crystal structure advancing our understanding of how the brain is wired during development. In the journal Neuron, the manuscript is entitled “The Crystal Structure of Netrin-1 in Complex with DCC Reveals the Bifunctionality of Netrin-1 As a Guidance Cue”.
News release and article
Congratulations to William Schmidt for successfully defending his thesis, “Mutational Effects and Assembly of Muscle Contractile Proteins: Myosin and Tropomyosi” at his Oral Defense.
Dr. Isabel Morgado joined the Gursky Lab on August 1 to work on protein misfolding and amyloid. Dr. Morgado won a highly competitive Marie Cure International Award from the European Union, which will enable her to work for two years in the Physiology and Biophysics Dept. prior to establishing her own laboratory in Portugal.
Oral Defense for William Schmidt, Candidate for Ph.D., entitled “Mutational Effects and Assembly of Muscle Contractile Proteins: Myosin and Tropomyosin” on Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Madhurima Das won Best Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference for her work on apoA-I amyloid! GRC-Biopolymers was held in Newport, RI, June 1-6, 2014.