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2014 News

  • The Bi and Svitkina Labs obtain an unparalleled view of septin structures within cells and define septin remodelling dynamics during the cell cycle. DETAILS

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  • The Lindstrom Lab demonstrates efficacy for vaccine for myasthenia gravis. See press release HERE

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  • Dr. Ekaterina Grishchuk is the 2014 recipient of Michael S. Brown New Investigator Research Award. Congratulations Katya! HERE

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  • Please read the Penn Medicine press release regarding the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute's NIH PO1. HERE

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  • Congratulations to the PMI team of Ostap, Dominguez, Goldman, Holzbaur, and Shuman for receiving a renewal of their NIH PO1!

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  • Congratulations to Ryan Jamiolkowski (Goldman Lab) for receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein Award (F30) from NIH.

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  • The Dominguez Lab determines how actin filaments are capped in muscle fibers. See Article in Science. HERE

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  • Sandra Maday in the Holzbaur Lab resolves crucial steps in autophagosome biogenesis. HERE

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  • Congratulations to Michael Greenberg (Ostap Lab) for receiving a prestigious Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) award from NIH/NHLBI.

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  • Meredith Wilson (Holzbaur Lab) wins award for best poster by a graduate student at the Gordon Research Conference on Muscle & Molecular Motors. This prestigious award was sponsored by the Lymn Foundation HERE Meredith is a former PMI T32 trainee.

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Erika Holzbaur for receiving the Senator Jacob Javits Award in the Neurosciences from NINDS!

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Elisabeth Barton for receiving the Basic Sciences Teaching Award from Penn Dental Medicine. Details HERE.

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  • Dr. Jonathan Epstein and a picture of Dr. Vivienne Ho (PMI T32 trainee) highlighted in Phila. Inquirer article regarding CRISPR technology. HERE

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Meng-meng Fu (Holzbaur Lab), this year's winner of the Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Thesis in the Neurosciences.

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  • The Dominguez Lab (including former PMI T32 trainee, David Kast) identify a structural mechanism for the regulation of plasma membrane shape. HERE

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  • The Stedman Lab (including former PMI T32 trainee, Andy Mead) investigates the pathobiology of respiratory functional decline in a model system for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. HERE

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  • Congratulations to Michael Woody (Ostap/Goldman Lab) for receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

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  • Franklin Medal Symposium

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  • PMI Labs collaborate to solve the high-resolution structure of a tension-sensing molecular motor. See abstract HERE and the movie HERE

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  • Dominguez Lab solves the atomic structure of a key protein complex required for cell motility. See article HERE

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  • The Weisel lab discovers that red blood cells change their shape to facilitate blood clotting. See their work featured on the NIH website HERE and see the abstract HERE

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  • Congratulations to Sarah Rooney(Soslowsky Lab) for winning a poster award at the Penn Bioengineering Grad Group Symposium. Sarah is sponsored by the PMI training program, and the title of her poster was, “Exercise Protocol Induces Muscle, Tendon, and Bone Adaptations in the Rat Shoulder.”

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