News and Special Events
Allyson Byrd’s work at the NIH was featured in the journal Cell last month. Read it here: Microbiota-Dependent Sequelae of Acute Infection Compromise Tissue-Specific Immunity
Kirill Korolev is an Assistant Professor in the Bioinformatics Program, and in the Department of Physics. Read more here about his paper on “Evolution Arrests Invasions of Cooperative Populations.
Congratulations to Evan Appleton from Doug Densmore’s lab on the successful defense of his dissertation, “A Design-Build-Test-Learn Tool for Synthetic Biology.” Well done, Evan!
Congratulations to Chris Wake who was awarded best oral poster presentation this summer at ISMB
Annual Student Organized Symposium took place on June 3rd, the SOS Poster Presentation Winners were…check it out here!
Vinay Kartha’s work in Stefano Monti’s lab is featured on the cover of the current issue of Molecular Cancer Research. Read it here: A YAP/TAZ-Regulated Molecular Signature is Associated with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Allyson Byrd’s work in Julie Segre’s lab at the NIH was featured in Genome Biology last month. Read it here: Integrating host gene expression and the microbiome to explore disease pathogenesis
Emily Speranza has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is highly competitive: this year only 2,000 fellowships were awarded out of more than 16,000 applicants. Congratulations Emily!
Vinay Kartha and Adam Labadorf’s work in Rick Myers’ lab has been published in the new issue of BMC Medical Genomics. Read it here: miR-10b-5p expression in Huntington’s disease brain relates to age of onset and the extent of striatal involvement