Cassandra Correa (Lynes Laboratory) has been chosen for the 2024 Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program (https://www.jax.org/education-and-learning/high-school-students-and-undergraduates/learn-earn-and-explore), and will be working with Dr. Julia Oh, of the Center for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. Dr. Oh’s work is focused on the development of microbiome therapeutics to treat human disease.
UConn had 10 students named to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in 2023-24, a record-setting number for the school. Among the recipients is Stephanie Schofield (’23 CLAS). Stephanie earned her UConn undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology with a minor in psychological sciences. She is spending 2023-24 at the Institute of Human Genetics at […]
Josette Nammour, Robinson Lab, received the Fall 2023 MCB Travel Award for her Research in Progress seminar entitled Altered Guanine Nucleotide Binding of BipA Negates Actin Pedestal Formation in EHEC. Congratulations to Josette!
MCB is proud to announce that John Briseno, Nadine Lebek, and Michelle Neitzey have received Spring 2024 Conference Participation Awards from the Graduate School. These awards support doctoral and MFA students’ ability to present their research at national or international meetings and conferences, including both in-person and virtual events.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2024 Undergraduate Research Symposium in Molecular and Cell Biology. Graduating senior MCB or Biophysics majors are encouraged to present their research project as a short 15 minute talk. Graduating Biology majors whose project is supervised by a MCB faculty member are also invited to present their work. If […]
New paid summer research opportunities at UConn or UConn Health – Education in Aging & Geroscience Research (EAGR) Program. To learn more about becoming an EAGR Scholar, enrolling in geroscience coursework, and applying for funded summer research in labs at UConn and UConn Health, visit https://education-aging-geroscience.research.uconn.edu/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org Sophomores & Juniors Apply Now! Deadline February 19, 2024
The University of Connecticut Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is delighted to announce that Dr. Pallavi Limaye has been selected as the inaugural UConn Hartford Teaching & Learning Equity Faculty Leadership Fellow to start in Spring 2024. This annual fellowship was created by UConn Hartford to contribute to the campus’ commitment to teaching excellence […]
Announcing the annual competition for our student summer fellowships in MCB. These distinguished fellowships are made possible by very generous donors and are offered on a competitive basis to the most highly qualified students in MCB. Additional information about the named fellowships, including short biographies of those they are named in honor of can be viewed on the […]
New paid summer research opportunities at UConn or UConn Health – Education in Aging & Geroscience Research (EAGR) Program. To learn more about becoming an EAGR Scholar, enrolling in geroscience coursework, and applying for funded summer research in labs at UConn and UConn Health, visit https://education-aging-geroscience.research.uconn.edu/ or contact email@example.com Deadline January 31, 2024
Tuesday, December 5, 3:30 PM, BPB 130 Dr. Michael Church, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stowers Institute for Medical Research Host: Stacey Hanlon Regulating metabolism through control of gene expression Summary: Protein complexes that affect DNA accessibility by sliding/evicting nucleosomes are conserved throughout Eukarya, and play an important role in gene regulation. In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, one […]