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June 8, 2023
Penn Medicine News: "Study Unravels the Mysteries of Actin Filament Polarity"
Penn Medicine News: Study Unravels the Mysteries of Actin Filament Polarity. An electron microscopy study revealed key details of actin filaments, which are essential structural elements of cells and muscles.
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May 25, 2023
The Dominguez Lab solves the mystery of polarity at actin filament ends!
The Dominguez Lab solves the mystery of polarity at actin filament ends! See Science article here: Carman PJ, Barrie KR, Rebowski G, Dominguez R. Science. 2023 May 25:eadg6812. doi: 10.1126/science.adg6812. Online ahead of print. PMID: 37228182
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April 27, 2023
Save the date: Mon. 10/16/23 - PMI Annual Symposium 2023: "Celebrating 50 Years of Muscle, Motors, and Cytoskeleton Research at the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute"
Please save the date for our 2023 PMI Annual Symposium: "Celebrating 50 Years of Muscle, Motors, and Cytoskeleton Research at the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute" on Monday, October 16, 2023 @ the University of Pennsylvania, Gaulton Auditorium (BRB II/III).
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April 3, 2023
Congratulations! Dr. Gregory Bowman appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gregory Bowman! Dr. Bowman was recently appointed as Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor. The pioneer of biophysics and data science has joint appointments in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the Perelman School of Medicine and the Department of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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March 24, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Teji Khurana for being selected for the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. This prestigious award is given annually in recognition of commitment to teaching at Penn.
Congratulations to Dr. Teji Khurana for being selected for the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. This prestigious award is given annually in recognition of commitment to teaching at Penn. The selection committee chose Dr. Khurana from a highly competitive nomination pool based on his peers' and students' letters written on his behalf. Please join us in applauding Teji on this distinguished award!
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February 7, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Ben Prosser & team: $25 Million Gift to Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Establishes Center for Epilepsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
A $25 million gift from an anonymous donor to Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will establish the Center for Epilepsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ENDD), accelerating collaborative research in genetic therapies for neurodevelopmental disorders. This gift will bolster the efforts of an interdisciplinary group of clinicians and scientists at Penn and CHOP, led by director Benjamin Prosser, PhD, and co-directors Beverly Davidson, PhD, and Ingo Helbig, MD. Dr. Prosser is an associate professor of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, who adjusted the focus of his research career when his own daughter, Lucy, was diagnosed shortly after birth in 2018 with a rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorder.
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January 20, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Locke (former PMI T32 trainee) on his Career Development Award
Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Locke, former PMI T32 trainee, for receiving a Career Development Award (CDA-1) from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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January 6, 2023
Spring 2023 Physiology PMI Seminar Series Dates
Please see our list of speakers for our Spring 2023 dates.
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December 1, 2022
PMI Holiday Gathering - Dec. 9, 2022
We look forward to celebrating the winter season with you at our cozy holiday gathering on Dec. 9th! (Festive/"Ugly" Holiday Sweaters encouraged.) Please contact PMI Coordinator, Linda Pang, if you need location information.
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October 31, 2022
View the PMI annual retreat and symposium schedule here.
The PMI Annual Retreat & Symposium “Formation, Maintenance, & Repair of Skeletal & Cardiac Muscle” will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
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