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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Dr. Leena Peltonen, founding chair of the UCLA Department of Human Genetics (1998-2002) and joint appointee in the Department of Biological Chemistry passed away on March 11, 2009. – Helsingin Sanomat  

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Dr. Leonard Rome’s work with vaults is detailed in the March issue of “The Scientist”. The Rome lab theorized that vaults function as delivery vessels for proteins and cell nuclei.

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The Los Angeles Times Magazine “The California Cure” features interviews with several California innovators including Dr. Leonard Rome.

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