HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT
GRADUATE GROUP IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS THESIS DEFENSE
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 • 1:00 P.M. • Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Atrish Bagchi (Advisors: Kathryn Ferguson, Ph.D. and Greg Van Duyne, Ph.D.)
"Mechanisms of extracellular oncogenic dysregulation and antibody targeting of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor"
FRIDAY RESEARCH DISCUSSIONS
Friday, May 6 • 3:30 P.M. • Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building
James Petersson, Miklos Szantai-Kis, and Xing (Stella) Chen
From the Petersson Lab | Department of Chemistry
"Thioamides everywhere! Probes of conformational change and proteolysis"
AWARDS & HONORS
MARK LEMMON has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society. Founded in 1660, the Royal Society has three roles: as a provider of independent scientific advice, as a learned society, and as a funding agency. Its fellowship includes renowned scientists from the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, plus foreign members from around the world. 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.
Photos from the 2015 Departmental/Graduate Group at Skytop Lodge, November 12-13, 2015