UConn has been selected to join the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program in the 11th cohort of schools. MCB faculty Carol Teschke, Simon White, Peter Gogarten and Noah Reid applied to be part of the program, in which first or second year undergraduates participate […]
Former MCB post-doc in the Teschke Lab, Dr. Juliana Cortines, now Associate Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Microbiology Institute, Virology Department, has received a Fulbright Fellowship to come back to UConn next academic year for Research and Teaching. She will be working in Dr. Teschke’s lab on characterizing a giant virus […]
Dr. Malone is part of the delegation of the Global Young Academy and UNESCO and has contributed to development of the concept note for SD17: The use of science, technology, and innovations in facilitating youth engagement, development, and resilience. Dr. Malone will participate in the panel discussions both days. The forum (The role of youth […]
The “Partnership for Innovation and Education” project will integrate educational endeavors of a number of Connecticut academic institutions with the goal of educating and training students for careers in biotechnology. A major benefit of the program is the availability of financial support for internships (30-40 in total), which will facilitate student training and provide important […]
Club brings together faculty, graduate students, postdocs and research assistants to share their research projects and to exchange ideas, and research tools. The Club acknowledges the support of Associate CLAS Dean Andy Moiseff for support.
Ken Noll will be presenting a communications workshop entitled, “3 Minute Thesis presentations, Elevator Pitches, and Seminars: Narratives Work” for MCB graduate students. It will take place on Mondays January 22 to March 5 from 4-5 pm in room BPB 201.
The other three awardees are from MIT (one in Chemical Engineering and one from the Department of Chemistry), and one from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Chemistry. The award will be presented at the ACS annual meeting in New Orleans this March 2018.
The ISG was founded to facilitate and expand genomic research at UConn and has recently celebrated its 5th year at a symposium which featured, among other renown genomicists, Eric Greene, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute as the keynote speaker. Dr. O’Neill is a genomicist studying how genomes of diverse organisms maintain their […]