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Jacqueline Gerts defends doctoral dissertation

Jacqueline Gertz Defends Doctoral Dissertation

On Friday, June 5th, 2015 Jacquie Gertz defended for her Doctoral Dissertation titled Cellular and Molecular Events Regulating Factor V Endocytosis by Megakaryocytes. Jacquie has been a graduate student working in Dr. Beth Bouchard's Lab here in the Biochemistry Department. Congratulations Jacquie!




Adam Mirando Defends Doctoral Dissertation

On Monday, March 23, 2015 Adam Mirando defended for his Doctoral Dissertation titled Characterization of a Non-canonical Function for Threonyl-tRNA Synthetase in Angiogenesis. Adam has been a graduate student working in Dr. Chris Francklyn's Lab here in the Biochemistry Department. Congratulations Adam!

Dr. Kaleem Zaidi Among 2014 VCC Program Grant Recipients

Dr. Kaleem Zaidi is one of the serveral recipients of a 2014 Vermont Cancer Center Program Grant.  A once a year award of $20,000 to promote strategic partnerships between VCC scientists, behaviorists and physician-scientists.

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Vermont Cancer Center Awarded $2.1 Million Grant to Establish Epigenetic Tumor Signatures

The field of epigenetics – the study of heritable, but reversible changes in gene function that do not involve changes in DNA sequence – has exploded over the past five years and is helping scientists worldwide gain a better understanding of how cancer develops and how this process can be modified. A team of [...]

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