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Liz Vellali & the giant skillet cinnamon roll
January 19, 2021
Congratulations to Liz Vellai for winning 2nd prize in the 2021 Winter Recipe Roundup contest for her entry Giant Skillet Cinnamon Roll with Orange Cream Cheese Glaze. Liz...
Neugebauer lab splicing
January 19, 2021
Kirsten Reimer, an MB&B graduate student in Karla Neugebauer’s group, recently published a study in Molecular Cell which found that co-transcriptional splicing of pre-...
Tara Alpert
January 15, 2021
Dr. Tara Alpert, a former MB&B Ph.D. student, identified the first two cases of the B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be reported in the state of Connecticut. Dr. Alpert,...
Nicole Martinez and Gamze Gursoy
January 13, 2021
A multi-institutional and diversity-focused conference hosted this past week showcased the work of two MB&B post-doctoral researchers. Gamze Gursoy of the Gerstein Lab...
Nikhil Malvankar
January 4, 2021
The Malvankar Lab and members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California collaborated to the PNAS publication discovering “hopping”...
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December 4, 2020
Congratulations to MB&B graduate Robert Fernandez, one of three recipients of the prestigious Yale-Jefferson Award. Fernandez was awarded for inspiring others and is...
Image of Joan Steitz
December 4, 2020
Dr. Joan Steitz, a beloved scientist and powerhouse of the MB&B department, has been awarded the Prize Medal from the Microbiology Society. This award is given to “an...