Author: Vining, Susan

Antonio H. and Marjorie J. Romano Graduate Education Fund Helps Microbiology Students so they can Continue their Research in the Summer.

Marjorie “Jean” Romano ’77 MA wanted to both honor her late husband and support graduate students conducting summer research. So, she decided to set up a bequest that will supplement a scholarship that she and her husband, Antonio, a UConn biology professor and CLAS dean, established several years ago. Her planned gift will support the […]

MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Anna Tarakanova

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM BPB 130 Dr. Anna Terakanova Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering University of Connecticut Host: Eric May Molecular computation for bioengineering The rapid development of high-performance computing has enabled unprecedented advances in the mechanistic understanding of molecular biomaterials. We direct the power of our “computational […]

MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Andy Moeller

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM BPB 130 Dr. Andy Moeller. Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University Host: Sarah Hird “Host-species specificity in the mammalian gut microbiota” Dr. Moeller is an evolutionary biologist interested in symbiosis, particularly host-microbe relationships. All multicellular eukaryotes serve as habitats for microbial lineages, […]

MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Takashi Akera

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM BPB 130 Dr. Takashi Akera National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)/NIH Host: Barbara Mellone Join us at 3:15 in the BPB lobby for refreshments, Seminar begins at 3:30 The impact of genetic cheating on reproduction and speciation Summary: Dr. Akera will talk about two unpublished […]

MCB Assistant Professor Milligan-McClellan Receives Science Diversity Leadership Award

MCB Assistant Professor Kat Milligan-McClellan has been awarded a Science Diversity Leadership Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). The award is a result of a partnership between CZI and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Science Diversity Leadership Program. The program aims to recognize and further the leadership of excellent biomedical researchers […]

MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Lei Yin

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM BPB 130 Dr. Lei Yin Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Integrative Physiology University of Michigan Medical School Host: Charles Giardina Join us at 3:15 in the BPB lobby for refreshments, Seminar begins at 3:30 Hepatocyte ChREBP: unexpected protector against diet-induced NAFLD/NASH Summary: ChREBP is a […]

MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Hunmin (Mike) Jung

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM BPB 130 Dr. Hunmin (Mike) Jung Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Science, UConn Host: Victoria Robinson Join us at 3:15 in the BPB lobby for refreshments, Seminar begins at 3:30 Title of talk: “Targeting Nucleotide Biosynthesis and DNA repair/bypass to Develop Anti-Cancer Drugs with High Sensitivity” […]

MCB DEI Special Lecture: Inclusive Mentoring

Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 09:30 AM – 10:30 AM GN 20 INCLUSIVE MENTORING About Dr. Arrizabalaga: Dr. Arrizabalaga is an Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs Professional Development Diversity and holds an academic appointment in Pharmacology and Toxicology as a Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine. He also holds an appointment in the Department of […]