Peibin Wo Successfully Defends Thesis

Peibin Wo

August 10, 2017

Peibin Wo in Dr. Karen Lounsbury's lab successfully defended his thesis, entitled "ASSESSMENT OF A FUNCTION FOR THREONYL-tRNA SYNTHETASE IN ANGIOGENESIS IN A MOUSE OVARIAN CANCER MODEL" on August 10, 2018. Congratulations, Peibin!

Andrew C. Little Successfully Defends Dissertation

Andrew Little Defense

August 9, 2017

Andrew C. Little, CMB student in Dr. Albert van der Vliet's lab, successfully defended his thesis, entitled "“FUNCTIONAL AND MECHANISTIC CONSEQUENCES OF DUAL OXIDASE 1 SUPPRESSION IN LUNG CANCER”" on August 9, 2017. Andrew has accepted a position at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Congratulations, Andrew!

Dr. Benedek Erdos Receives Inaugural Bloomfield Investiture

Benedek Erdos

July 31, 2017

CMB faculty, Dr. Benedek Erdos, was invested in a formal ceremony as the inaugural Martin E. Bloomfield ’56 M.D.’60 and Judith S. Bloomfield ’59 Early Career Professor in Cardiovascular Research. It is the first time ever at the University of Vermont that an early-career professorship has been endowed.

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Jason Botten's Team Recognized at Annual SPARK-VT Competition

Jason Botton

July 6, 2017

A research team led by CMB faculty, Dr. Jason Botten, was recognized for its work to create the first therapeutic for preventing and treating a life-threatening disease caused by hantaviruses. They were one of two University of Vermont-affiliated research teams awarded with SPARK-VT grants this year.

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Arvis Sulovari Successfully Defends Dissertation

Arvis Sulovari

June 14, 2017

Arvis Sulovari, a CMB student in Dr. Dawei Li's lab (MMG), successfully defended his thesis entitled "Integrating Human Population Genetics and Genomics to Elucidate the Etiology of Brain Disorders" on June 14, 2017. He is now working with Dr. Evan Eichler at the University of Washington as a postdoc. Congratulations, Arvis!

Students March for Science

March for Science

April 22, 2017

On April 22nd, CMB students attended marches in Burlington, Albany, Boston and Washington D.C. Read the article written by the first year students here.

Abbas Raza to receive AAI Poster Award

Abbas Raza

April 12, 2017

Congratulations to Abbas Raza, PhD Candidate in Dr. Cory Teuscher's Lab, for being selected for the American Association of Immunologist's (AAI) poster award at the annual meeting, Immunology 2017 on May 12-16 in Washington, DC. This award provides travel support to AAI trainees whose first author abstracts submitted to the AAI annual meeting are found to be exceptional by the AAI Abstract Programming Chairs. Selection is based on the originality and significance of the research being presented. Well done, Abbas!

Christopher Ziegler Successfully Defends Dissertation

Chris Ziegler

March 24, 2017

Christopher Ziegler, a CMB student in Dr. Jason Botten's lab, successfully defended his thesis, entitled "KEY VIRUS-HOST INTERACTIONS REQUIRED FOR ARENAVIRUS PARTICLE ASSEMBLY AND RELEASE" on March 24, 2017. Congratulations, Chris!

Miranda Redmond Successfully Defends Thesis

Miranda Redmond

March 17, 2017

Miranda Redmond  in Dr. Chris Berger's lab successfully defended her thesis, entitled "The role of N-terminal acidic inserts on the dynamics of Tau protein" on March 17, 2017. Congratulations, Miranda!

Luther Woodrow Pollard Successfully Defends Dissertation

Luther Pollard

December 14, 2016

Luther Woodrow Pollard, a CMB student in Dr. Susan Lowey's lab, successfully defended his thesis, entitled "MYO2 MOTOR FUNCTION IN THE CONTRACTILE RING AND THE REGULATION OF FISSION YEAST CYTOKINESIS" on December 14, 2016. Luther will now be going to Dr. Bruce Goode's lab at Brandeis University. Congratulations, Luther!

Joyce Kathleen Thompson Successfully Defends Dissertation

Joyce Thompson

December 13, 2016

Joyce Kathleen Thompson, a 5th year CMB student in Dr. Arti Shukla's lab, successfully defended her thesis, entitled "THE ROLE OF INFLAMMASOMES IN ASBESTOS-INDUCED MESOTHELIAL TO FIBROBLASTIC TRANSITION" on December 13, 2016. Joyce has accepted a position at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Congratulations, Joyce!

Blas Guigni Receives Student Poster Award

Blas Guigni

October 6, 2016

Blas Guigni, a 4th year CMB student in Toth lab, recently received a student poster award for his research at the international Cancer Cachexia meeting in Washington DC. The title of the poster was "Muscle atrophy in breast cancer patients: role of chemotherapy-induced mitotoxicity and effects of exercise".

The award is given to students for the quality and potential scientific impact of their research, as well as their ability to present the poster to judges during the poster session.

Congratulations Blas!