Author: Vining, Susan

MCB 2021 Departmental Retreat

MCB held a Departmental Retreat on Thursday, August 26th. After welcoming remarks, the 2021 MCB graduate awards were announced. Following a ‘Get to Know the New Students’ event, new faculty member, Assistant Professor, Jelena Erceg presented a talk, “Genome Folding and Regulation in Diploid Multicellular Organisms” A fun trivia session preceded the Lab Poster Sessions. […]

UConn Virus Expert and MCB Professor Carol Teschke Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Study in the UK

Teschke will spend four months at the University of York studying the geometry and evolution of a type of virus that could help develop antivirals. Story in UConn Today, Amanda Song, CLAS Carolyn Teschke, professor and department head of molecular and cell biology at UConn, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award to study virus assembly and evolution at […]

Tamucci, Ozcan, and Vijayan Receive Conference Participation Awards

The Graduate School offers a Conference Participation Award (previously known as the Doctoral Student Travel Award) to support students’ ability to present their research at national or international meetings and conferences, including both in-person and virtual events. Jeffrey Tamucci, Didem Ozcan, and Nidhi Vijayan each received an award that will be used for participation in […]

MCB Undergrad Paul Isaac Receives UConn SURF Award

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Paul Isaac ’23 works to find a synthetic protein to help an ancient species. UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects. Paul Isaac, a rising Junior majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and diagnostic and […]

UConn Researcher Working to Uncover Key to Cellular Mechanisms in Parasite – Aoife Heaslip Receives Grant

The Heaslip Lab. Top row (L-R) Aoife Heaslip, Irio Schiano, Michael Griffith, Madhavi Devarakonda. Bottom row (L-R) Thomas Sladewski, Camille Pearce and Jacob Kellermeier. (Aoife Heaslip/UConn Photo) June 8, 2021 | Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research UConn Researcher Working to Uncover Key to Cellular Mechanisms in Parasite Aoife Heaslip has […]

Professors May, O’Neill and Robinson Receive NFIP Awards

The National Fellowship Incentive Program works to build a stronger student and faculty culture around applying for prestigious, nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. Under this program, Drs. Eric May, Rachel O’Neill and Victoria Robinson have been recognized for their work mentoring students through the process of developing proposals and submitting applications for eligible awards.

2020/2021 Outstanding TAs Announced

MCB is proud to announce that Katelyn Denegre and Nina Wang have been named the 2020-2021 Outstanding MCB TAs in recognition of their outstanding contributions, professional dedication to inspiring student learning and commitment to education. Please join us in congratulating Katelyn and Nina on their notable accomplishments.