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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Saturcay, July 26, 2014

Systems Developmental Biology Symposium
featuring talks by CMU's Alison Barth, Veronica Hinman, Robert Murphy, and Russell Schwartz
9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Rangos Conference Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
(more info here)

Doctoral-level Training Areas

Recent Publications

Van PT, Bass V, Shiwarski D, Lanni F, Minden J. High dynamic range proteome imaging with the Structured Illumination Gel Imager. Electrophoresis. 2014 Jun 17.

Gallo E, Wienbar S, Snyder AC, Vasilev KV, Armitage BA, Jarvik JW. A Single-Chain-Variable-Fragment Fluorescence Biosensor Activates Fluorogens from Dissimilar Chemical Families. Protein Pept Lett. 2014 Jun 16.

Shiwarski DJ, Shao C, Bill A, Kim J, Xiao D, Bertrand C, Seethala RR, Sano D, Myers JN, Ha PK, Grandis JR, Gaither LA, Puthenveedu MA, Duvvuri U. To "Grow" or "Go": TMEM16A Expression as a Switch between Tumor Growth and Metastasis in SCCHN. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 11. pii: clincanres.0363.2014.

Gonzalez-Burgos G, Miyamae T, Pafundo DE, Yoshino H, Rotaru DC, Hoftman G, Datta D, Zhang Y, Hammond M, Sampson AR, Fish KN, Bard Ermentrout G, Lewis DA. Functional Maturation of GABA Synapses During Postnatal Development of the Monkey Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Jun 5. pii: bhu122.

Padmanabhan K, Urban NN. Disrupting information coding via block of 4-AP sensitive potassium channels. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jun 3. pii: jn.00823.2013.


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Jigar Desai
Thesis: The roles of glycerol in Candida albicans biofilm formation and invasion
Advisors: Frederick Lanni, Ph.D. and Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.

Michael Gamalinda
Ribosomal Proteins Orchestrate the Biogenesis of Eukaryotic Large Ribosomal Subunits in a Sequential Fashions

Advisor: John Woolford, Ph.D.

The 2014 HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) runs from May 27th thru August 1st.

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