2017 Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award Lecture was held on Monday, November 13 ~ 12:00-1:00 pm; Sullivan Classroom, MEC. “Networking and Personal Branding: Two Keys to Success”. Dr. David Warshaw, Professor and Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, has pursued a renowned career as a biomedical scientist, teacher, and mentor during more than 40… Continue reading David Warshaw, Ph.D. ’79 receives 2017 UVM Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Alumni
The Nobel Prize Committee just announced the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. One of the recipients is Joachim Frank, who revolutionized cryo-electron microscopy and protein structure determination through significant developments in image processing. Michael Radermacher was part of the team that developed the novel approach to processing and combining images to reveal high resolution structures,… Continue reading Michael Radermacher contributes to success of one of the recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Jamie‘s paper “Phospho-regulation of Tau Modulates Inhibition of Kinesin-1 Motility”, on which she is the first author, was published in Molecular Biology of the Cell (28(8):1079-1087, April 15, 2017; PMC5391184) this spring. The quality and potential impact of this work was recognized by the editors of MBoC, who selected it as a Highlighted Paper for… Continue reading Jamie Stern, Ph.D. candidate in Chris Berger’s Lab, won the 2017 Norman R. Alpert Research Prize
Claire Brooks, Ph.D candidate in the laboratories of Teresa Ruiz & Michael Radermacher, received the Poster Award in the biological science poster session at the Microscopy & Microanalysis M&M2017 Meeting for the work entitled: “3D Structural Analysis and Classification of EmaA, a Collagen Binding Adhesin” (Claire J. Brooks, Michael Radermacher, Keith P. Mintz & Teresa Ruiz).… Continue reading Claire Brooks, Ph.D candidate in the Ruiz & Radermacher labs, received an Award at the M&M2017 Meeting.
Andrew Lombardo and David Warshaw are featured in the LCOM Medical Communications website (06-27-02017) . GPS for Cell “Highways”? 3D Model System Illustrates How Molecular Motors Navigate In cells, cargo that contains tiny packages of critical biological material, such as insulin, are transported by teams of minuscule myosin molecular “motors” along complex actin filament “highways.” How… Continue reading Lombardo and Warshaw: GPS for Cell “Highways”? 3D Model System Illustrates How Molecular Motors Navigate
Luther Woodrow Pollard successfully defended his Ph.D. degree titled “MYO2 MOTOR FUNCTION IN THE CONTRACTILE RING AND THE REGULATION OF FISSION YEAST CYTOKINESIS”, on Wed. Dec 14, 2016.
UVM Scientist Wins Grant To Tackle Aggressive Forms Of Breast Cancer. Below is a link to Jason’s expose on Vermont Public Radio. Great job in educating the public of our research that benefits their health and wellbeing. http://digital.vpr.net/post/uvm-scientist-wins-grant-tackle-aggressive-forms-breast-cancer
Tom successfully completed his Ph.D. requirements, and defended his Ph.D. thesis titled Molecular Mechanisms of MRNA Transport by a Class V Myosin and Cytoplasmic Dynein on November 30, 2016.
UVM scientist receives Susan G Komen Research Award to study aggressive breast cancer — http://www.vermontbiz.com/news/october/uvm-scientist-receives-susan-g-komen-research-award-study-aggressive-breast-cancer Congrats Jason!
Effective July 1, 2016, Teresa Ruiz and Christopher Berger were promoted to Professor on the Tenure Pathway. Congrats!