About the Department

Student Announcements

News

  • The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics is happy to welcome Dr. Samuel Diaz Muñoz, who will start his appointment as Lecturer with the potential for security of employment July 1, 2016.

  • Congratulations to Associate Professor Su-Ju Lin for her promotion to Full Professor effective July 1, 2015.  The Department is delighted that the campus recognizes her outstanding contributions through her research on NAD metabolism, her stellar teaching, and engaging service as Master Advisor in Microbiology.  Our cheers and compliments to Professor Lin.

  • The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics is happy to welcome Dr. Miriam Martin, who will start her appointment as Lecturer with the potential for security of employment July 1, 2015.

Publications

  • Regulation of corepressor alternative mRNA splicing by hormonal and metabolic signaling. [Privalsky]
  • The Shelterin TIN2 Subunit Mediates Recruitment of Telomerase to Telomeres. [Xu]
  • Chew on this: amoebic trogocytosis and host cell killing by Entamoeba histolytica. [Ralston]

Awards & Fellowships

  • Congratulations to Briana Gregg, a first year BMCDB graduate student in Professor Sean Collins laboratory who was awarded the highly competitive Floyd and Mary Schwall Fellowship in Medical Research for the 2015-18 academic years. (more…)

  • George Bell, a first year BMCDB graduate student in Professor Sean Collins’ laboratory, receives the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2014-15. Congratulations! (more…)