2019 MCB Commencement Reception and Awards

The 2019 UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences undergraduate graduation took place at Gampel Pavilion on Sunday, May 12. Following commencement, the Molecular and Cell Biology Department hosted the annual reception for graduating seniors in biology. Awards were given out to students in the 4 areas of concentration. Dr. Michael Lynes, head of MCB […]

Professor Barbara Mellone Awarded NIH award

MCB Associate Professor Barbara Mellone received a $2.6million R35-MIRA grant from the National Institute of Health to fund her research on an elusive yet vital chromosomal structure that all plant and animal share: the centromere. This five year grant will support research efforts to determine the contribution of DNA repeats and centromere chromatin to the […]

2019 MCB Retreat a Success

On Wednesday, August 21, the MCB Department held it’s annual Retreat and Grad Orientation at UConn’s Avery Point Campus. It was a great day including scavenger hunts, trivia games, lunch, poster session, networking with faculty and of course, the awarding of the MCB 2019 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowships. Congratulations to the recipients! These […]