HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT
DR. GEORGE W. RAIZISS ROUNDS SEMINAR SERIES
Thursday, March 23, 2017 • 12:00 NOON • Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Nels C. Elde, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, University of Utah
How pathogens shape host cell biology
FRIDAY RESEARCH DISCUSSIONS
Friday, March 24, 2017 • 3:30 P.M. • 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building, JF Library
Kristen Lynch, Matthew Thompson, Matt Gazzara
Laboratory of Kristen Lynch | Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
A tale of two Matts: new roles of RNA binding proteins
Photos from the 2016 Departmental/Graduate Group Retreat are online. See them here.
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AWARDS & HONORS
BEN GARCIA represented the US Human Proteome Organization at FASEB's Capitol Hill Day, wherel he spoke to congress about continued support for scientific research, including US District 2 Representative Dwight Evans
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 Million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology to be lead by YALE GOLDMAN of Physiology and Biochemistry & Biophysics, and Vivej Shenoy of SEAS. Read more
BEN GARCIA has won the 2016 Protein Science Young Investigator Award from the Protein Society. This award recognizes a scientist in the first eight years of an independent career who has made an important contribution to the study of proteins. It will be presented this summer at the 29th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society in Barcelona, Spain.
Read the Penn News Release.