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Jun 9, 2012

Khadijeh Alnajjar (Dr. Prochaska's lab) was selected to receive an ASBMB Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellow Travel award to attend the symposium on Mitochondria: Energy, Signals and Homeostasis, held June 27-29, at Michigan State University.

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...

Apr 10, 2012

Julian G. Cambronero, Ph.D., was awarded the title of "Honorary Professor" at Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China, on April 10, 2012. 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. Read more here.

Dec 10, 2011

Madhumitha Balanarasimha (Dr. Hostetler's lab) successfully defended her master's thesis fall quarter. Currently, she and her husband are enjoying the company of their baby girl Surabi (born Nov. 16, 2011).

Nov 10, 2011

Christopher Vaiana (Dr. Kadakia’s laboratory) successfully defended his master’s thesis. He was also awarded the Air Force Director’s Military Award. Chris began the Ph.D. program in chemistry at New York University in the fall.

Nov 3, 2011

Nobel Prize-winner Sir Paul Nurse, Ph.D., presented the Varandani Lecture on Nov. 2.

Oct 10, 2011

Drs. Hostetler and Rider were blessed by the birth of Autumn, Mahala and Samantha in September (shown in that order at right). The girls have settled in at home in...

Jun 25, 2011

Dr. Julian G. Cambronero was invited to present at a Gordon Research Conference on Phagocytes held at the Davidson College, in Davidson, N.C., June 19-24. The biannual 2011 Gordon Research Conference on Phagocytes will bring together experts and trainees from around the world to discuss the most recent advances in the field, with a view to better understand the biology and pathophysiology of neutrophils, macrophages, microglia,...

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