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Mchaourab honored by The International EPR (ESR) Society

Feb. 6, 2019—Hassane Mchaourab, Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, will be awarded the Silver Medal in Biology/Medicine from the ESR Society later this year for significant contributions in the applications, developments, and/or improvements to EPR/ESR spectroscopy. Mchaourab will be presented with the award at the 2019 EUROMAR/ISMAR joint conference in Berlin in August, where he will...

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Kudos to Caleigh Azumaya!!

Jan. 10, 2019—Not only did Caleigh (Nakagawa Lab) successfully defend her PhD dissertation several weeks ago, but she also has been selected as the 2019 recipient of The Anne Karpay Award in Structural Biology.  Caleigh was chosen for her ability to perform outstanding research and for her collegiality and willingness to engage those around her.  Great job...

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Qualifying Exam Successes

Nov. 27, 2018—Congratulations to Slavi Goleva, Shannon Townsend, Kelli Jordan and Matt Cottam for their successes in passing the MPB PhD Qualifying Exam over the last few months!  Full steam ahead on their dissertation research…..

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New fellowship awards for students in MPB labs!

Jul. 18, 2018—Congratulations to Tyler Perfit (Colbran Lab) and Alexander Thiemicke (Neuert lab)….

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Congratulations Sarah Milian – winner of a Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies

Jul. 9, 2018—Sarah, entering her fourth year of training in the Jacobson lab, was selected as one of the inaugural winners of the Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies. her work focuses on the physiological role of the two-pore domain K+ channel TALK-1 in human cells.

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