Leonard Rome published "Vaults Engineered for Hydrophobic Drug Delivery" in "Small"

Eddy De Robertis publishes paper in Cell

 Eddy De Robertis publishes "Wnt Signaling Requires the Sequestration of Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 inside Multivesicular Endosomes" in the journal "Cell" showing a mechanism that regulates protein stabilty in cells which point to potential targets for new cancer therapies. UCLA Newsroom

John Colicelli published paper in Leukemia

John Colicelli published "ABL fusion oncogene transformation and inhibitor sensitivity are mediated by the cellular regulator RIN1" in "Leukemia".

2010 Spencer Award recognizes Marc Tessier-Lavigne and S. Lawrence Zipursky

THE W. ALDEN SPENCER AWARD is given each year by the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University to investigators in recognition of outstanding research contributions in neural science. The 2010 Spencer Award recognizes Marc Tessier-Lavigne and S. Lawrence Zipursky for their seminal contributions.

Lenore Arab awarded an NIH grant

Lenore Arab awarded an NIH grant titled "Improving Dietary Assessment in Pregnant Women and Children inthe National Children's Study" and "PHYS-02 Evaluation of Ulnar Length Measurement for Use in the National Children's Study"

Neural Circuits Symposium from 8:30 AM - 6 PM in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Neural Circuits Symposium from 8:30 AM - 6 PM in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium. This symposium was organized by Jack Feldman, Kelsey Martin, and Larry Zipursky and was made possible with generous support from the UCLA Chancellor's Office, Brain Research Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine Dean's Office, UCLA NIH Training Grant in Neural Microcircuits, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Departments of Biological Chemistry, Neurobiology and Neurology, the UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, and the UCLA-ACNP Center for the Study of the History of Neuropsychopharmacology.

Pascal Egea publishes paper in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Pascal Egea published "Lateral opening of a translocon upon entry of protein suggests the mechanism of insertion into membranes" in "The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science".

Dr. Reid Johnson published a study in Genes and Development

Dr. Reid Johnson published a study in Genes and Development - "Chromatin-dependent binding of the S. cerevisiae HMGB protein Nhp6A affects nucleosome dynamics and transcription"

SfN Brain Research Institute/Semel Travel Awards for Neuroscience

 The SfN Brain Research Institute/Semel Travel Awards for Neuroscience Students and Postdoctoral Research announced the following awardees:

Graduate Student Award Winners:
      Elliott Meer, working with Kelsey Martin
      Wei Wu, working with Larry Zipursky
Postdoctoral Scholar Award Winners:
      Toh Hean Ch'ng, working with Kelsey Martin (Fine Science Tools Award)

Dr. Kathrin Plath published a study in the journal "Cell Stem Cell

Dr. Kathrin Plath published a study in the journal "Cell Stem Cell" showing that induced pluripotent stem cells retain an inactive X chromosome that may create a model for muscular dystrophy, X-linked diseases.. News releaseCIRM Research Results Associated Press

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