Author: Vining, Susan

MCB Announces 2020 Summer Fellowship Awards

Congratulations to the following MCB students – they have been awarded 2020 graduate and undergraduate summer fellowships: Claire M. Berg Graduate Fellowship in Genetics – Nadine Lebek and Lauren Wainman Arthur Chovnick Graduate Fellowship in Genetics – Luke Wojenski Richard C. Crain, Jr. Memorial Fellowship – Wayne Mitchell Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship in MCB and Pharmaceutical Sciences […]

Internship Opportunity – Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

Biohaven Pharmaceuticals is a clinical/commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company located in New Haven, CT that is engaged in developing a portfolio of innovative, late-stage therapeutic candidate molecules that target, neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, including rare disorders. They have new programs that reach into areas including migraine headache, inflammation and neurodegeneration. Biohaven runs a novel summer internship program […]

Fake Centromeres Make-and Break-a Chromosome

The Mellone Lab was featured in UConn Today – UConn cell biologist Barbara Mellone, her student Jason Palladino, and colleagues report in the cover article of the 10 February issue of Developmental Cell that they were able to make fake centromeres that fooled cells into rearranging their chromosomes.     Fluorescence images of mitotic cells with de […]