Author: Vining, Susan

New Publication for the Klassen Lab

Fremin BJ, Bhatt AS, Kyrpides NC, Global Phage Small Open Reading Frame (GP-SmORF) Consortium* (*JL Klassen is a member of the GP-SmORF Consortium). 2022. Thousands of small, novel genes predicted in global phage genomes Cell Reports 39:110984 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124722007707

An Experimental Treatment Failed in Mice, and Researchers Did the Right Thing: They Published About It

The knowledge could help steer scientists toward more promising approaches. UConn Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology David Goldhamer, Alexion Pharmaceuticals researcher Jeffrey Hunter, and colleagues worked for years to discover a potential antibody therapy for FOP using accurate genetic mouse models of the disease developed by the two groups. The idea was that the […]

Graf Receives 2022 CLAS Faculty Mentoring Award

Joerg Graf has been awarded the CLAS 2022 Faculty Mentoring of Graduate Students Award. The Faculty Mentoring Awards recognize faculty who demonstrate exemplary support, encouragement, and the creation of opportunities to enrich the learning and professional development of others. Awards are given in three categories each year: mentoring of faculty, mentoring of graduate students, and […]

Congratulations MCB 2022 University Scholars

Open to undergraduate students from all of the University’s schools and colleges, the University Scholar Program allows students to design and pursue an in-depth research or creative project and to craft a learning plan that supports their interests and academic goals during their final three semesters. Each student is mentored by an advisory committee of […]

2022 Excellence in Applied Genetics and Technology Award

Roshni Mehta has been awarded the 2022 Excellence in Applied Genetics and Technology Award. Each year UConn’s Center for Applied Genetics and Technology of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences sponsors the award that is given to an outstanding graduating senior who has conducted original research in applied genetics/genomics using an innovative technology or […]

MCB Outstanding Senior Award

Lauren Daddi has been awarded the 2022 MCB Outstanding Senior Award. The Outstanding Senior in MCB Award is awarded to a MCB or Biological Sciences major who has demonstrated exceptional academic and research accomplishment within the MCB department during her or his undergraduate career. Identification of ciprofloxacin resistance factors via in vivo evolution of Aeromonas […]

Three MCB Undergrads Receive UConn IDEA Grants

Congratulations to the following MCB Undergrads that have been awarded Spring 2022 UConn IDEA Grant Recipients! Ananya Aggarwal ’24, Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS Synthesizing Cisplatin Loaded Nanoparticles for the Intraperitoneal Treatment of Ovarian Cancer Nour Al Zouabi ’23, Molecular and Cell Biology & IMJR: Rights, Health, and Refugees, CLAS Refugees’ Post-Resettlement Barriers to Accessing […]

MCB Celebrates Promotion of Four Faculty

Congratulations to Leighton Core, promotion to Associate Professor Thomas Abbott, promotion to Associate Professor In-Residence David Daggett, promotion to Associate Professor In-Residence Patricia Rossi, promotion to Associate Professor In-Residence Evaluations for promotion, tenure, and reappointment apply the highest standards of professional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and service for each faculty member evaluated.  

Spring ’22 Graduate Student Awards

Summer Fellowship Awards Claire M. Berg Graduate Fellowship in Genetics Sophia Gosselin, Michelle Neitzey Arthur Chovnick Graduate Fellowship in Genetics Bryce Santinello Richard C. Crain, Jr. Memorial Fellowship JD Tamucci Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship in MCB and Pharmaceutical Sciences Katie Kyle Dr. Edward A. and Dr. Lamia H. Khairallah Graduate Fellowship Karishma Dhuri, Shipra Malik, SooWan Lee […]