Jun 9, 2012

Richard Agans and Vijay Shankar (BMS Ph.D. students in Dr. Paliy's group), have both received Original Work Grants from the Wright State University Graduate Student Assembly for the 2012 year to carry out research on human-associated microbial communities. Congratulations!

Jun 9, 2012

BMS Ph.D. student Madhu Mahankali (Dr. Gomez-Cambronero's lab) published a paper as first author in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, “Identification of the Catalytic Site of Phospholipase D2 (PLD2) Newly Described GEF Activity.” She also received a Travel Award from the American Society for Cell Biology to attend the ASCB meeting in San Francisco. Ramya Ganesan, an M.S. student in the same lab, has...

Jun 5, 2012

Julian Gomez-Cambronero, Ph.D., was awarded the title of "Honorary Professor" at Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China, on April 10, 2012, for his international standing as a leader in cell signaling. He was nominated by Dr. Hong-Juan Peng, a visiting professor in Dr. Cambronero's lab two years ago and with whom he has established scientific collaborations in the field of Rho-GTPases and cell migration. The ceremony was officiated by the dean of Southern Medical University (Dr. Zou...

May 31, 2012

When it comes to the speed of processors that power our computers, the needle is stuck. A speed limit of sorts has been reached in processing data...

May 15, 2012

Dr. Chris Poulsen delivered the third annual Wayne Carmichael Lecture in Environmental Sciences to a full house on Tuesday May 15. Dr. Poulsen, a climate scientist from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan, gave a talk entitled “How climate works and what it means for the future”.

May 14, 2012

Odds are that Wright State professor Thaddeus Tarpey would land in the statistics hall of fame sooner or later. Looks like sooner.

May 9, 2012

They look for “the look.” It’s the revealing expression on the face of a student that shows comprehension--understanding something that had once been a mystery.

May 7, 2012

There is hardly a greater discovery during the past century than DNA–deoxyribonucleic acid–the biomolecular material in every cell of the human body.

May 3, 2012

A Wright State undergraduate biology major is one of 24 nationwide who has been named an American Physiological Society (APS) 2012 Undergraduate Research Fellow.

May 1, 2012

Philip Lavretsky, a third year ES Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Jeff Peters in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the graduate excellence award winner for the ES PhD program for 2012. Phil is studying the evolutionary genetics of Mallard-type ducks. He has vigorously sought and has received funding for his dissertation from Ducks Unlimited Canada, the Ohio Waterfowl Association, and the American Museum of Natural History (totaling $12,500). Phil has ambitiously...



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