Month: May 2023

David Knecht Retirement

The recent retirement of Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology David Knecht might suggest the end of an era in MCB.  David joined our department in 1987 after undergraduate studies and a major in chemistry at Oberlin College, doctoral work in cell biology at the University of Wisconsin/Madison, and postdoctoral work on the molecular and […]

MCB Student Among Nine UConn Students Named to Fulbright US Student Program

Stephanie Schofield ’23 (CLAS) earned her UConn undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology with a minor in psychological sciences. She will perform research in Heidelberg, Germany, and work with Magdalena Laugsch of the Heidelberg Institute for Human Genetics. She and Laugsch will study the genetics behind hereditary neurodevelopmental disorders, with a focus on early embryonic […]

GO:MCB New Officers Announced

President: Michael Griffith; Vice President: Josette Nammour; Treasurer: Dan Phillips; Secretary: Heather Jamieson; Outreach Coordinator: Camille Pearce; Diversity Facilitator: Emry Brannan; DEIC Grad Representatives: John Briseno, Sophia Gosselin

Judith A. and David C. Kelly Summer MCB Research Fellowships Announced

The MCB department is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Judith A. and David C. Kelly Summer MCB Research Fellowship Awards. They are Sindy Gorka (Leighton Core’s lab), Klea Nito (Charlie Giardina’s lab), and Victoria Yi (Aoife Heaslip’s lab). The awards support three rising senior MCB majors in their research activities in an MCB Faculty laboratory […]