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

Ritchie Ho is chosen to receive a Paul Boyer Outstanding Teaching Award

Ritchie Ho (mentor Kathrin Plath) is chosen to receive a Paul Boyer Outstanding Teaching Award. In recognition of this achievement he will receive a check for $1000 and a certificate at the 2010 MBI Lake Arrowhead Retreat.

Dr. Joseph Loo publishes article in the Journal of Dental Research

Dr. Joseph Loo published "Comparative Human Salivary and Plasma Proteomes" in the Journal of Dental Research.

Dr. Peter Edwards publishes a study in "Molecular Endocrinology"

Dr. Peter Edwards published a study in "Molecular Endocrinology" with a featured coveron "Activation of the Farnesoid X Receptor Provides Protection against Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatic Toxicity". Endocine News article.

Rachel Senturia is awarded the Audree Fowler Fellowship in Protein Science

Rachel Senturia (mentor Feng Guo) is awarded the Audree Fowler Fellowship in Protein Science. Each awardee receives up to $4000 to be used for scientific travel, books, supplies, computers, and software. The award will be presented at the MBI retreat in Lake Arrowhead October 15-17, 2010.

The 12th Annual MBI Postdoctoral Recognition Awardees

The 12th Annual MBI Postdoctoral Recognition Awards recognized Ohtan Wang, Ph.D. (mentor: Kelsey Martin) as the recipient of the Parvin Foundation Award. Postdoctoral Merit Awardees included Mark Chin (mentor Kathrin Plath) and Gustavo Miranda-Carboni (mentor Tim Lane).

Oral Presentation and Poster Awardees for the 2010 BC retreat

The Oral Presentation and Poster Awardees for the 2010 Biological Chemstry Retreat held at Covell Commons are: 


Meghan McLean (mentor Reid Johnson) for her presentation of "A Structural Model of a Site-Specific Recombination Intermediate 
and Orkun Akin (mentor Larry Zipursky) for his poster on "Live Imaging of the Drosophila Visual System Development Using Two Photons Microscopy"

Dr. Greg Payne published a study in the EMBO Journal

Dr. Greg Payne published a study in the EMBO Journal on the novel role for the SAM domain in the regulation of the clathrin adaptor function in endocytosis.

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