Month: October 2015

Congratulations to Jim Cole, now president-elect of Gibbs Society of Biological Thermodynamics

In 1987, researchers from 11 U.S. institutions met together in Carbondale, IL for the first Gibbs Conference on Biothermodynamics. Their goal was to foster more innovative applications in the field of biological thermodynamics than had been traditionally envisioned. Since its inception, these annual conferences have grown and a society was formed and named after Josiah […]

Graf Lab highlighted by the Daily Campus:

October 28, 2015 Inside the Lab: Medicinal leech study explores life of bacteria By Diler Haji Life On the fourth floor of the biophysics building, assistant professor Joerg Graf’s lab is alive with activity. Jeremiah Marden, a post-doctorate, guides fifth-semester molecular and cell biology major Spoorthi Sampath through the process of heating a beaker under […]

October 10th UConn hosted the 12th Annual North Eastern Structure Symposium

The 12th Annual North Eastern Structure Symposium brought together renowned scientists in the field of structural biology to discuss late breaking results on topics related to intrinsically unstructured proteins.  Eric May and Andrei Alexandrescu organized this event which brought in scientists from as far away as San Diego, and drew a crowd of over 100 […]

Congratulations to Larry Hightower, one of the first Cell Stress Society International’s Senior Fellow award recipients!

The Cell Stress Society International has initiated two new service awards for CSSI members: a Fellow, and a Senior Fellow. These awards recognize society members who have contributed important discoveries to the field over the course of their careers and who have also made outstanding contributions to the society and to our journal Cell Stress […]

Kristin Parent, ’07 PhD from Dr. Teschke’s lab, won an AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences Award

Marion Milligan Mason was a proud member of AAAS whose will provided for the creation of a Fund to support early-career women in the chemical sciences.  In making this bequest she sought to honor her family’s commitment to higher education for women. This award is funded by a bequest from the Marion Milligan Mason Fund. […]