2019 MCB Retreat a Success

On Wednesday, August 21, the MCB Department held it’s annual Retreat and Grad Orientation at UConn’s Avery Point Campus. It was a great day including scavenger hunts, trivia games, lunch, poster session, networking with faculty and of course, the awarding of the MCB 2019 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowships. Congratulations to the recipients! These fellowships are made possible by some very generous donors and are offered on a competitive basis to the most highly qualified students. Claire M. Berg Graduate Fellowship in Genetics: Gabrielle Hartley and Katelyn DeNegre, Arthur Chovnick Graduate Fellowship in Genetics: Kate Castellano, Richard C. Crain, Jr. Memorial Fellowship: Aaron Feinstein and Melissa Skoryk, Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship in MCB and Pharmaceutical Sciences: Sarah Goldstein, Jean Lucas-Lenard Special Summer Fellowship in Biochemistry: Anthony Patelunas and Matthew Kearney, Philip I. Marcus Graduate Student Fellowship in Virology: Corynne Dedeo, Pfizer Summer Fellowship in Molecular and Cell Biology: Elizabeth Herder and Virginia King, Antonio H. & Marjorie J. Romano Graduate Education Fellowship: Joshua Gil and Kevin Lee, Todd M. Schuster Award in Molecular and Cell Biology: Liting Liu, Edward A. and Limia H. Khairallah Fellowship: Liming Chen, Sarah McAnulty, and Rambon Shamilov Biohaven, Pharmaceuticals Fellowship: Ala Shaqra View photo gallery here