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Welcome to the CDB Lorie Franklin

Jul. 3, 2020—Goodbye to Kristi Hargrove who, since 2014 has taken great care of 70 graduate students through their Ph.D.  in Cell and Developmental Biology. Managing six retreats, seven IGP days, twelve semesters and three DGS’ we say thank you for all your tireless efforts. You will be missed. We wish you all the best on your next...

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The Irish lab joins the global effort to understand the inner workings of COVID-19

Jun. 27, 2020—by Marissa Shapiro May. 29, 2020, 12:00 PM A complex artificial intelligence-powered analysis is being deployed by Jonathan Irish, associate professor of cell and developmental biology and scientific director of the Cancer & Immunology Core, in the race to understand the inner-workings of COVID-19. The tool parses through vast quantities of data to identify extremely...

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Caroline Roe named an “ISAC SRL Emerging Leader” by the cytometry society (ISAC):

Jun. 27, 2020—“The ISAC SRL Emerging Leader (SRL EL) Program is a four-year program designed to enhance and develop the next generation of emerging leaders in SRL (Shared Resource Lab) education, applications and operations… Designation as an SRL EL is highly competitive and awardees are chosen by the SRL EL task force. ISAC SRL ELs are awarded a complimentary Society membership, an...

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Discovery of aggressive cancer cell types made possible with machine learning techniques

Jun. 27, 2020—by Marissa Shapiro Jun. 24, 2020, 11:57 AM By applying unsupervised and automated machine learning techniques to the analysis of millions of cancer cells,Rebecca Ihrie and Jonathan Irish, both associate professors of cell and developmental biology, have identified new cancer cell types in brain tumors. Machine learning is a series of computer algorithms that can...

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Ken Lau named 2020 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

Jun. 24, 2020—By Dana Meeks Ten outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2020 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise. “Investing in this remarkable group of faculty demonstrates our long-term commitment as a university...

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Welcome New IPG Graduate Students!

Jun. 3, 2020—Please help us welcome the following new IGP Graduate Students: Deronisha Arceneaux – Lau Lab Tierney Baum- Vivian Gama Deanna Bowman-Jim Goldenring Ela Contreras Panta – Jim Goldenring Sarah Glass – Bob Coffey Kyle Riedmann- Julie Bastarache Nabil Saleh – Ken Lau Aubrie Stricker – Andrea Page-McCaw Lab

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Jonathan Irish joins international effort to optimize COVID-19 treatment

Jun. 1, 2020—by Marissa Shapiro May. 29, 2020, 12:00 PM A complex artificial intelligence-powered analysis is being deployed by Jonathan Irish, associate professor of cell and developmental biology and scientific director of the Cancer & Immunology Core, in the race to understand the inner-workings of COVID-19. The tool parses through vast quantities of data to identify extremely...

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Kris Burkewitz Faculty Profile

May. 23, 2020—The research of Kris Burkewitz, Assistant Professor of Cell and Development Biology, is highlighted in this Basic Sciences faculty profile.

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April Weissmiller Earns  Rally Foundation Award

May. 7, 2020—We are pleased to announce that April Weissmiller, Research Assistant Professor, Tansey Lab, was awarded a Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Young Investigator Award for the 2020/2021 fiscal year. for Childhood Cancer Research Young Investigator Award for the 2020/2021 fiscal year.

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New Dean’s Faculty Fellows program recognizes Marija Zanic

Apr. 30, 2020—The School of Medicine Basic Sciences has established a new Dean’s Faculty Fellows program designed to recognize the efforts of faculty in the early stages of their career. The award targets assistant professors who have shown a strong track record of scientific accomplishment and are likely to continue producing high-quality science in their respective fields....

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