- Current faculty members utilize molecular genetics to study the biology of individual microbes and also use microbial and non-microbial models for the study of specific cellular processes, including recombination, stress responses, aging, cancer, DNA repair, and mutagenesis.
October 14 at 4:10 pm Dr. Mitchell Singer “Defining the regulatory hierarchy that controls fruiting body development in Myxococcus xanthus”, Life Sciences room 1022
October 21 at 4:10 pm Dr. Piero Bianco “Mechanistic studies of stalled DNA replication fork rescue in E.coli”, Life Sciences room 1022
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.
- Nullified by a Receiver Domain Missense Substitution. [Stewart]
- A Dominant Mutation in Human RAD51 Reveals Its Function in DNA Interstrand Crosslink Repair Independent of Homologous Recombination. [Kowlaczy]
- Regulation of corepressor alternative mRNA splicing by hormonal and metabolic signaling. [Privalsky]
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…)