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  • MCB Presents the 2021 Khairallah Symposium MCB Presents the 2021 Khairallah Symposium
    MCB presented the 2021 Khairallah Symposium on Tuesday, November 16. This year’s guest speaker was Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo, Professor of Developmental and Molecular Biology and of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and co-director of the Einstein Institute for Aging Studies. Faculty and students filled the lecture hall for the in-person event and were […]
    Posted on November 17, 2021
  • Competition for the Paul. L. Drotch Award Now Open
    Scholarships of $5000 or more are offered in memory of Paul L. Drotch, class of 1957.  This competition is open to UConn undergraduates in Biology including Biological Sciences, EEB, MCB, PNB and Structural Biology and Biophysics who have demonstrated both financial need and outstanding scholarship and who have completed a minimum of 3 and a […]
    Posted on October 28, 2021
  • Giardina Elected Senior Fellow by the CSSI Executive Council Giardina Elected Senior Fellow by the CSSI Executive Council
    Professor Charles Giardina, University of Connecticut, has been elected a 2021 Senior Fellow by the CSSI Executive Council. Giardina is a founding member of the Cell Stress and Chaperones Board of Reviewing Editors. He has done a record eighty reviews and is coauthor on six articles in our Journal as well.
    Posted on October 27, 2021
  • Passing of MCB Emeritus Professor Emory H. Braswell
    MCB Emeritus Professor Emory H. Braswell died September 27, 2021, leaving his wife Frima Braswell, three grown children and five grandchildren. Dr. Braswell started his career at UConn in 1962 in the Department of Chemistry. In 1967 he transferred to the Biochemistry and Biophysics Section of the Biological Sciences Group, the common ancestor of the […]
    Posted on October 22, 2021

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