Ian Barr awarded an Audree Fowler Fellowships in Protein Science for 2011

Congratulations to Ian Barr (mentor: Feng Guo) who is awarded one of three Audree Fowler Fellowships in Protein Science for 2011. Ian is a fifth year graduate student studying the interaction of BGCR8, a protein involved in the microRNA biogenesis pathway, with the cofactor heme.

Kathrin Plath is awarded $8.46 million for research

Kathrin Plath is awarded a $8.46 million, five year grant by the NIH for "Molecular and Architectural Mechanisms of Reprogramming to Pluripotency". Other members of the grant are Ken Zaret (UPENN), Steve Smale (UCLA, MIMG), Bill Lowry (MCDB UCLA) and Matteo Pellegrini (MCDB UCLA).

Martina DeSalvo is awarded a Philip Whitcome Predoctoral Fellowship

Congratuations to Martina DeSalvo who is awarded a Philip Whitcome Predoctoral Fellowship by the Molecular Biology Institute at UCLA. Awardees receive an annual stipend of up to $21,000, registration fees up to $6000, and $2000 in conference travel support. This fellowship is renewable for up to two years.

Gerry Weinmaster published a review "Notch Ligand Ubiquitylation: What Is It Good For?" in "Developmental Cell"

Pascal Egea published "Structural and Functional Basis for RNA Cleavage by Ire1" in "BMC Biology".

Pascal Egea published "Cofactor-Mediated Conformational Control in the Bifunctional Kinase/RNase Ire1" in "BMC Biology".

Irving Zabin, Professor Emeritus, is interviewed in the UCLA Health System Employee

Irving Zabin, Professor Emeritus, is interviewed in the UCLA Health System Employee News article "Professor Witnessed Growth of UCLA Medical School over 61 Years".

 

Elizabeth Tarling awarded a two year grant from American Heart Association

 Elizabeth Tarling, Ph.D., working with Peter Edwards, is awarded a two year grant titled "The Role of ABCG1 in Macrophage Lipid Homeostasis" for $90,000 from the American Heart Association.

Thomas Vallim awarded a two year grant

Thomas Vallim, Ph.D., working with Peter Edwards, is awarded a two year grant titled "Novel Molecular Mechanisms for the Nuclear Receptor FXR Regulating LDL and HDL Metabolism" for $90,000 from the American Heart Association.

Leonard Rome gives a TEDx seminar at UCLA

 Leonard Rome gives a TEDx seminar at UCLA on Using Vaults as a Theraputic Delivery System.

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