Congratulations to MCDB graduate student Hsiao-Yun (Ivy) Huang in A. Hopper's lab for receiving a travel award to the RNA Society meeting to be held in Ann Arbor, MI 6/12.
Congratulations to Dave Bisaro who learned that his NSF grant "Viral Chromatin Methylation as a Host Defense Against Geminiviruses" will be renewed for three years!
Congratulations to Erich who received notice that his NSF application "Making the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center Business Model Possible" will be funded.
Xiao Zhou won the 2nd prize in the Biological Sciences category at the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum.
Congratulations to Amit Sharma who is first author of a paper that is in press in PLoS Pathogens - Sharma, Yilmaz, Marsh, Cochrane, and Boris-Lawrie "HIV-1 infection modifies the translational activity of infected lymphocytes: unexpected effects on eIF4E and CBP80 exchange."
Ouseph, Li et al., "Atypical E2F Repressors and Activators Coordinate Placental Development” has been accepted for publication in Dev Cell. Co–first author Jing Li was an MG graduate student.
Congratulations to Nripesh Dhungel in Anita Hopper's lab whose manuscript "Beyond tRNA cleavage: novel essential function for yeast tRNA splicing endonuclease unrelated to tRNA processing" was accepted for publication in Genes and Development. The work was supported, in part, by a Pelotonia graduate