• Tamucci, Ozcan, and Vijayan Receive Conference Participation Awards
    The Graduate School offers a Conference Participation Award (previously known as the Doctoral Student Travel Award) to support students’ ability to present their research at national or international meetings and conferences, including both in-person and virtual events. Jeffrey Tamucci, Didem Ozcan, and Nidhi Vijayan each received an award that will be used for participation in […]
    Posted on July 27, 2021
  • MCB Undergrad Paul Isaac Receives UConn SURF Award
    Summer Undergraduate Researcher Paul Isaac '23 works to find a synthetic protein to help an ancient species. UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects. Paul Isaac, a rising Junior majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and diagnostic and […]
    Posted on July 22, 2021
  • Professors May, O’Neill and Robinson Receive NFIP Awards Professors May, O’Neill and Robinson Receive NFIP Awards
    The National Fellowship Incentive Program works to build a stronger student and faculty culture around applying for prestigious, nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. Under this program, Drs. Eric May, Rachel O'Neill and Victoria Robinson have been recognized for their work mentoring students through the process of developing proposals and submitting applications for eligible awards.
    Posted on May 17, 2021
  • 2020/2021 Outstanding TAs Announced
    MCB is proud to announce that Katelyn Denegre and Nina Wang have been named the 2020-2021 Outstanding MCB TAs in recognition of their outstanding contributions, professional dedication to inspiring student learning and commitment to education. Please join us in congratulating Katelyn and Nina on their notable accomplishments.
    Posted on May 4, 2021

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Recent Publications

Mitochondrial compartmentalization: emerging themes in structure and function
Trends in Biochemical Sciences

Multi-Scale Organization of the Drosophila melanogaster Genome

Macrobdella decora: Old World Leech Gut Microbial Community Structure Conserved in a New World Leech
Appl. Env. Microbiol.

The actin nucleation factors JMY and WHAMM enable a rapid Arp2/3 complex-mediated intrinsic pathway of apoptosis
PLoS Genetics

Contribution of dsRBD2 to PKR Activation
ACS Omega

Atomistic dynamics of a viral infection process: Release of membrane lytic peptides from a non-enveloped virus
Science Advances

Protein yoga: conformational versatility of the hemolysin II C-terminal domain detailed by NMR structures for multiple states
Protein Sci

North American fireflies host low bacterial diversity
Microb Ecol

High-Resolution Differentiation of Enteric Bacteria in Premature Infant Fecal Microbiomes Using a Novel rRNA Amplicon.

Systematic Detection of Large-Scale Multi-Gene Horizontal Transfer in Prokaryotes.
Mol. Biol. Evol

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