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 […]
“We know that rapid adaptive evolution can happen in response to human-caused environmental change but we don’t have a great understanding of what factors facilitate it,” says Noah Reid, UConn research assistant professor in molecular and cell biology and a co-author.
Students Pictured in Photo: Yueh-chiang Han from Tom Chen’s lab, Kunica Asija from Carol Teschke’s lab, Therese Tripler from Carol Teschke’s lab, Lidia Beka from Joerg Graf’s lab, Shail Kabrawala from Ken Campellone’s lab
MCB is proud to announce that Bryce Santinello has been awarded the Spring 2019 MCB graduate travel 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.
“Centromeres continue to be widely considered the ‘black hole’ of genomics,” says Barbara Mellone, associate professor of molecular and cell biology at UConn and lead author on the study. View article in UConn Today
“Why are Squids so Smart? We ask a Squid Nerd”
Congratulations to the following Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) Awards recipients for Summer 2019! These UConn students were selected from an exceptionally strong group of applicants.
UConn student team Tony Patelunas, Josh Schreier, Shankar Kumar, and Sneha Jayaraj, participated in New York University’s Policy Case Competition (NYUPCC). The team beat out a field of over 500 students comprising 139 teams from 67 institutions and 6 countries.
The Molecular and Cell biology is proud to announce that the recipient of the CLAS Faculty Research Excellence Award in the Life and Behavioral Sciences division for this year is Professor David Knecht.
MCB PSM PIE Fellows Program Workshop I Beach Hall 204 May 29-31, 2019 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Introduction to Molecular Biology – Partnership in Innovation & Education (PIE) Fellows learn basic molecular biology skills, including