Month: June 2020

MCB Outstanding TA Awards Announced

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is pleased to announce that Stephen Hesler and Sean Gosselin have been selected as Outstanding MCB TA for 2019-2020. This award recognizes their outstanding contributions, professional dedication to inspiring student learning and their commitment to education. Congratulations!

Dr. James Cole’s Covid-19 Research Featured in UConn Today

Atomwise Partnership Enables UConn Researcher to Investigate COVID-19 Drug Target University of Connecticut professor of molecular and cell biology James Cole is working on identifying new therapeutics for COVID-19. June 22, 2020 – Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research University of Connecticut professor of molecular and cell biology James Cole is […]

Three MCB Students Among the 2020 Biological Undergraduate Research Colloquium Award Winners

Misbah Aziz (Mellone Lab) received the Outstanding Senior in MCB award, Kelsey Herbert (Campellone Lab) received the Biology Directors Award, and Alyssa Ferreira received the Excellence in Applied Genetics and Technology Award. Assignment of all awards is made by the Biology Honors Committee following the Biology Undergraduate Research Colloquium held annually during the last week […]

Two MCB Faculty Awarded 2020 Microbiome Research Seed Grants

The Office of Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced the award decisions for the UConn Microbiome Research Seed Grant Program. Jonathan Klassen, Metal-Binding Antimicrobial Peptide Mediation of a Fungus-Growing Ant Symbiosis, Co-PI: Alfredo Angeles-Boza and Mark Peczuh, Chemistry, Characterizing the Role of Siderophores in the Euprymna Scolopes – Vibrio Fischeri Symbiosis Co-PI: Spencer Nyholm were among the […]

MCB students Taylor Domingue and Sumeet Kadian 20/21 Werth Innovators!

Congratulations to MCB students Taylor Domingue and Sumeet Kadian on becoming 2020-2021 Werth Innovators! Werth Innovators are student ambassadors for entrepreneurship and innovation at UConn who play a central role in building interest and participation in a wide range of programs. They are selected annually from a pool of freshmen applicants based upon their innovative […]