Click for full article on Dr. Nichole Broderick’s NHI grant supporting her study of the microbiome.
Author: Jessica Williamson
MCB Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Winter Courses
Exciting opportunities offered through the MCB Professional Science Master’s (PSM) program Winter Session 2019. Hands on training on state-of-the-art instruments through short, intense modular training courses. This winter we will be offering two modules. Open to graduate and undergraduate students with the required prerequisites.
Dr. Rachel O’Neill and graduate student, Kate Castellano, spent two weeks with a team of researchers from Woods Hole, OceanX, and NASA aboard the Alucia research vessel.
With the help of an underwater submersible, they were able sequence the DNA of coral ecosystems thousands of feet below the surface of the ocean; in the protected Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, 130 miles off the coast of Massachusetts. Click here for the full National Geographic article.
Dr. Gogarten is featured in a newly published book
MCB Welcomed Dr. Raja Jothi, from NIH, at this year’s Khairallah Symposium
Tuesday, October 23rd, Dr. Raja Jothi, Senior Investigator and Chief, Systems Biology Section, NIEHS, NIH presented his talk entitled “Uncovering Unknown Unknowns of Gene Regulation,” made possible by The Dr. Edward A. Khairallah and Dr. Lamia H. Khairallah Fund for Scholarship.
Biohaven Pharmaceutical Company acquires an option to license an anti-metallothionein antibody from Michael Lynes for the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.
This investment will develop the potential therapeutic applications that Dr. Lynes, his MCB lab group, and collaborators at the University of Gent and Joslin Diabetes Center have been working to elucidate.
A write up on a paper by Beka et al in mBio https://mbio.asm.org/content/9/4/e01328-18
NESS Symposium – Registration Deadline Oct 5
The 15th Annual North Eastern Structure Symposium (NESS), to be held on Saturday October 20, 2018 at UConn Health in Farmington, CT. This year’s theme is Biomolecular Design and Structure Prediction. The abstract submission deadline is October 5th. For more information about the meeting and to register, please visit our website at: https://pesb.uconn.edu/ness-18/
Dr. Sarah Hird was a storyteller at the Story Collider event in Hartford
THE STORY COLLIDER PRESENTS: STORIES FROM UCONN SCIENTISTS
Sarah McAnulty was interviewed in Nature Careers!
“The squid biologist connecting schools and scientists worldwide!” Click here for full article.