MCB News

David Knecht Retirement

The recent retirement of Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology David Knecht might suggest the end of an era in MCB.  David joined our department in 1987 after undergraduate studies and a major in chemistry at Oberlin College, doctoral work in cell biology at the University of Wisconsin/Madison, and postdoctoral work on the molecular and […]

MCB Student Among Nine UConn Students Named to Fulbright US Student Program

Stephanie Schofield ’23 (CLAS) earned her UConn undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology with a minor in psychological sciences. She will perform research in Heidelberg, Germany, and work with Magdalena Laugsch of the Heidelberg Institute for Human Genetics. She and Laugsch will study the genetics behind hereditary neurodevelopmental disorders, with a focus on early embryonic […]

GO:MCB New Officers Announced

President: Michael Griffith; Vice President: Josette Nammour; Treasurer: Dan Phillips; Secretary: Heather Jamieson; Outreach Coordinator: Camille Pearce; Diversity Facilitator: Emry Brannan; DEIC Grad Representatives: John Briseno, Sophia Gosselin

2023 Khairallah Symposium

The 2023 Khairallah Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023, 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM, BPB 131 This year’s speaker will be Thales Y. Papagiannakopoulos, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, NYU Langone Health “Uncovering Vulnerabilities in Genetic Subtypes of Lung Cancer”   KRAS mutant lung adenocarcinoma is the most lethal type of lung […]

2022-2023 Graduate Student Awards

Fall ’22 MCB Graduate Travel Award Patrick Grady received the award in recognition of his outstanding graduate seminar. This bi-annual award provides support to students for conference attendance to enrich their graduate program study and is offered on a competitive basis to the most highly qualified student. MCB Summer Fellowship Awards Claire M. Berg Graduate […]