Graduate student, James Byers, passed his thesis defense on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. We will miss you, James, and good luck in your future pursuits!
The Bert L and N Kuggie Vallee Foundation named five early career scientists as the 2017 Vallee Scholars. They were chosen from a nominated pool of international early career researchers. The Vallee Foundation’s goal to fund originality, innovation and pioneering work recognizes the future promise of these scientists who are dedicated to understanding fundamental biological processes.
Graduate student Richard She and postdoc Anupam Chakravarty’s paper on transcribed genome arrays (TGA), a systems level approach to measuring RNA-protein binding, “Comprehensive and quantitative mapping of RNA–protein interactions across a transcribed eukaryotic genome,” has been published in PNAS. Congratulations Anupam and Richard! http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/03/16/1618370114
Postdoc David Garcia’s paper on prion induction by cross-kingdom communication, “A common bacterial metabolite elicits prion-based bypass of glucose repression,” has been published in eLife. Congratulations David! http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.17978
Here, we are enjoying the beach at the hotel in Monterey, trying desperately not to squint as the photographers yelled at us to resposition. Totally worth it for a great shot of the department all together in one place.
The Packard Foundation established the Fellowships program in 1988 to provide early-career scientists with flexible funding and the freedom to take risks and explore new frontiers in their fields. Each year, the Foundation invites 50 universities to nominate two faculty members for consideration. The Packard Fellowships Advisory Panel, a group of 12 internationally-recognized scientists and […]