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HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT

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BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS GRADUATE GROUP THESIS DEFENSE

Zhengyi (Neo) Wu, Advisor: Mark Lemmon, Ph.D.
Diversity of receptor tyrosine kinase signaling mechanisms
Monday, June 22, 2015 • 2:00 P.M. • 252 BRB II/III


BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS GRADUATE GROUP THESIS DEFENSE

Rachelle L. Crescenzi, Advisor: Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D.
Glutamate imaging in mouse models of neurodegeneration
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • 1:00 P.M. • B1 Stellar-Chance Conference Room

 

HIGHLIGHTS

A paper from the Ben Black Lab has been published in the May 8, 2015 issue of Science: CENP-C reshapes and stablizes CENP-A nucleosomes at the centromere.

Two new faculty members have recently joined the Department:
Kenji Murakami was appointed Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Steve Harvey (Georgia Tech) is in residence as Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Bohdana Discher was promoted to Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, effective July 1, 2015
Cecilia Tommos was promoted to Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, effective July 1, 2015

Kristen Lynch and her lab were recently highlighted in Penn News Today. The Lynch lab’s paper focusing on how splicing is controlled and regulated in T cells was recently published in PNAS.

Josh Wand has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

 

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