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Research Seminar: Luigi Puglielli, MD, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Luigi Puglielli, MD, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health will be presenting a seminar titled, “The Endoplasmic Reticulum Acetylation Machinery and the Control of Proteostasis: from Biology to Therapeutics.” It will take place at 11 a.m. in R5-265.

José Peña Bravo Delivers Alumnus Seminar

José Peña Bravo, a postdoc in Dr. Wesson’s lab, delivered an invited alumnus seminar to his Ph.D. institution, the Medical University of South Carolina, on Sept. 25. This seminar was part of a series at the university, called Diversity Alumni Speaker Series. It was sponsored by MUSC’s Office of…

Research Seminar: Leah Reznikov

On Wednesday, September 11, Leah Reznikov, PhD, of the University of Florida’s Department of Physiological Science will be giving a research seminar titled, “Dissecting the Airway-Nervous System Interface in Health and Disease.” This will take place at the Academic Research Building in room R5-265 at 11 a.m.

Research Seminar: Ashish K. Sharma

On Wednesday, September 25, Ashish K. Sharma, MBBS, Ph.D., from the University of Florida’s Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics will be giving a research seminar titled, “Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies of Post-Transplant Lung Injury.” This will take place at the Academic Research Building in room R5-265 at 11…

Chao Xie Awarded for Top Poster Presentation

Congratulations to Chao Xie, a graduate student in Dr. Martens’ lab,  for being selected for having one of the top Student Poster Presentations in the FASEB Science Research Conference (The Biology of Cilia and Flagella). Chao Xie stands in front of his poster. Coincidentally, the award came with a book entitled…

Dissertation Defense: Mengxiong Betty Wang

Mengxiong Betty Wang, a graduate student in the laboratory of Brian Law, PhD, is presenting her dissertation defense titled, “On the Trail of a Proteostatic Killer of Highly Resistant and Metastatic Breast Cancer​.” This will be taking place on Friday, June 7, 2019 in the Academic Research…

Hillary Cansler Receives Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Cansler was awarded a prestigious three-year fellowship from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to study the brain mechanisms that allow for selective attention to odors. In her postdoctoral NRSA F32 fellowship, titled, “Odor-Directed Attention and the Medial Prefrontal Cortex,”…

Betty Wang Wins Silver Medal

Congratulations to pharmacology concentration student Betty Wang, who received a silver medal at the 44th Annual Medical Guild of the College of Medicine Graduate Student Competition! It was held April 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the…

Dissertation Defense: Rachna Manek

Rachna Manek, a graduate student in the laboratory of Edgar Rodriguez, PhD, is presenting her dissertation defense titled, “Molecular Mechanisms in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1.” This will be taking place on Monday, March 25, 2019m in the Academic Research Building (ARB) R5-265 at 1:00 p.m.