Congrats to the Cathy Bulman Award recipients at the Annual Department Retreat held on Nov. 29, 2018 at the UVM Alumni House and Silver Pavilion. Best Scientific Oral presentation — Sheema Rahmansheresht: “Resolving the actin lattice and identifying the relative position of MyBP-C’s N-terminus in cardiac muscle using STORM microscopy”; Most Inquisitive Scientific Question (3 winners)— Alex… Continue reading Awards presented at 2018 Department Retreat
NIH Director Blog titled “The Actin Superhighway” features Andrew Lombardo and David Warshaw’s research
The NIH Director’s Blog posted on Nov 29, 2018 shows a 3-D super-resolution image of the research in the Warshaw lab. See link below for the blog post : https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2018/11/29/the-actin-superhighway/
Congrats to department graduate students receiving awards at the 2018 Dean’s Celebration of Excellence in Research
The Dean’s Celebration of Research in Excellence occurred on Monday, October 29, 2018 and Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Congrats to the following Oral Presentation winners from our department: Alex Thompson for “Mutations in the Kinesin Motor Protein KIF22 Cause Defects in Skeletal Development.” Thompson’s mentor is UVM Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Jason Stumpff,… Continue reading Congrats to department graduate students receiving awards at the 2018 Dean’s Celebration of Excellence in Research
Berger/Stumpff Grad students win team speed walking division of the Vermont Corporate Cup!
Alex Thompson, Leslie Sepaniac, and Dominique Lessard walked away with a repeat victory in the team (named: “2 Kinesins 1 Dynein”) speed walking division of the 2018 Vermont Corporate Cup, held May 17. Congrats Alex, Leslie and Dom ! The Vermont Corporate Cup Challenge and State Agency Race is a 5 kilometer team running/walking event… Continue reading Berger/Stumpff Grad students win team speed walking division of the Vermont Corporate Cup!
Haein Kim defends Doctoral Dissertation
Haein Kim successfully defended her Ph.D. degree titled: Temporal coordination of mitotic chromosome alignment and segregation: structural and functional studies of KIF18A. on May 15, 2018. Haein is a graduate student in Jason Stumpff’s lab. Congrats Haein!!
Awards to High School and Undergrad research projects in the Stumpff lab
Kelly Xu, a South Burlington high school student and daughter of Yuan Wang, won a gold medal (given to the top 9 or 10 projects at any grade level out of about 200) and was selected as one of the top 3 presenters overall at the Vermont STEM Fair on March 24th for her work on… Continue reading Awards to High School and Undergrad research projects in the Stumpff lab
Leslie Sepaniac selected to present work at NASA meeting
Leslie Sepaniac, CMB student, was selected to present her work at NASA’s National Council of Space Grant Director’s Meeting on March 2nd, 2018. Leslie’s is awarded a NASA fellowship for research on “Different mechanisms of micronucleus formation and impact on genomic stability”.
Jamie Stern defends Doctoral Dissertation
Jamie Stern successfully defended her Ph.D. degree titled: “Single Molecule Imaging Reveals Tau Structure and Function on the Microtubule Surface” on Wed. Mar 21, 2018. Jamie is a graduate student in Chris Berger’s lab. Congrats Jamie!
Dr. Edith Hendley gives an APS Living History Video
Meet Edith D. Hendley, PhD—APS Living History Series In this installment of the APS Living History of Physiology series, Edith D. Hendley, PhD, talks about growing up in New York City during the Depression, the influential people in her career and being a founder of the Association for Women in Science. Hendley offers this advice… Continue reading Dr. Edith Hendley gives an APS Living History Video
Andrew Lombardo defends Doctoral Dissertation
Andew Lombardo (from Dave Warshaw’s lab) successfully defended his Ph.D. degree titled “Cargo Transport by Myosin Va Molecular Motors Within Three-Dimensional In Vitro Models of the Intracellular Actin Cytoskeletal Network” on Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018. Congrats Andrew!