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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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Christian Jordan Defends Doctoral Dissertation

On Thursday, June 12, 2014 Christian Jordan defended for his Doctoral Dissertation titled Role of DNA helicases in T4 DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair. Christian has been a graduate student working in Dr. Scott Morricals Lab here in the Biochemistry Department. Congratulations Christian!

Amy Rumora Defends Doctoral Dissertation

On Friday, May 30, 2014 Amy Rumora defended for her Doctoral Dissertation titled Molecular Characterization of Purβ: A Purine-Rick Single-Stranded DNA-Binding Repressor of Myofibroblast Differentiation. Amy has been a graduate student working in Dr. Robert Kelms Lab at UVM's Colchester Research Facility provided with well recognize credentials. Congratulations Amy Rumora!

Thanassi-Nutter Award Spring 2014

The Biochemistry Department would like to congratulate the 2014 spring semester winners of the Thanassi-Nutter Award: 1st place goes to Chase Haven, 2nd and 3rd were a tie to Mark Fitzgerald and Patrick Sweeney.

American Heart Association National Wear Red Day

American Heart Association 10th Annual National Wear Red Day The UVM College of Medicine Biochemistry Department Goes Red in support of American Heart Association's National Go Red Day to help raise awareness.

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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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