- Professors Lynes and Graf part of a team that received a multi-institution grant to study syndrome affecting children with Covid 19Michael Lynes and Joerg Graf are part of a multi-institution grant to develop biomarker signatures for MIS-C (multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children) that can develop children infected with coronavirus. The Lynes research team will use the grating coupled surface plasmon resonance imaging systems that they have developed with Ciencia, Inc. to measure biomarker signatures in […]Posted on January 5, 2021
- MCB PhD Candidate Kate Castellano Receives 2020 GIGA FellowshipThe Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA) has announced that Kate Castellano has received the inaugural GIGA Fellowship in Invertebrate Genomics 2020 Award. GIGA is dedicated to promoting resources and standards that will facilitate comparative approaches and collaborations for future generations. About Kate GIGA stated, “With these objectives in mind, we are excited to see Kate’s […]Posted on December 21, 2020
- Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre featured in Indigenous at UConn VideoMCB Assistant Professor, Kat Milligan-Myhre was featured in a recent video, Indigenous at UConn, created by UConn Native American Cultural Programs. In the video, Milligan-Mhyre speaks about both her culture and her science.Posted on December 2, 2020
- “Honk if you Love Squid” MCB’s Sarah McAnulty and her Squidmobile Get NoticedAssistant Research Professor, Sarah McAnulty, was recently featured in an article, "When you text the Squidmobile, this Fishtown scientist texts back squid words of wisdom" in the Philadelphia Inquirer. When squid biologist Sarah McAnulty decided to cover her Toyota RAV4 with paintings of squid and write the words “WANT A SQUID FACT? Text 9-RUNG-SQUID” on […]Posted on November 30, 2020
- Alder Research Group Receives Multiple Grant AwardsThe Alder Lab, Nathan Alder PI, was recently awarded three substantial grants. The first, a grant from the National Institute on Aging, (R01AG065879), "First-in-class Peptide Therapeutics for Mitochondrial Disorders: Molecular Mechanism of Action and Optimization of Design." This five-year R01 for $2.5M is focused on investigating the molecular basis by which mitochondria-targeted peptide compounds interact […]Posted on October 28, 2020
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