Kathrin Plath is awarded a $300,000 grant

Kathrin Plath is awarded a $300,000 grant, "Discovery of Mechanisms That Control Epigenetic States in Human Reprogramming and Pluripotent Cells" from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to take stem cell science from the laboratory bench into the clinic. Press release

Rupa Sridhara given $10,000 to honor excellence in Chemistry

 Rupa Sridharan, Ph.D. was awarded one of three Molecular Biology Institute 13th Annual Postdoctoral Recognition Awards ceremony. Each awardee was given $10,000 to honor excellence in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology at UCLA. Dr. Sridharan's mentor is Professor Kathrin Plath. Photos
 

Tina Mukherjee, Ph.D. received the Boyer-Peter Award

 Tina Mukherjee, Ph.D. received the Boyer-Peter Award one of three Molecular Biology Institute Postdoctoral Awards at the 13th Annual Postdoctoral Recognition Awards ceremony. Each awardee was given $10,000 to honor excellence in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology at UCLA. Dr. Mukherjee's mentor is Professor Utpal Banerjee. Photos

 

Leonard Rome published "Novel CCL21-Vault Nanocapsule Intratumoral Delivery Inhibits Lung Cancer Growth" in "PLoS ONE".

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.

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