Congratulations to BCB and Biology doctoral student Scott Yourstone (Jeff Dangl lab & Corbin Jones lab), who was awarded a $1300 ‘Early Career Travel Award’ to attend the upcoming Washington, DC meeting – Phytobiomes 2015: Designing a New Paradigm for Crop Improvement. Scott’s presentation at this meeting will be titled: “Estimating the functional potential of Arabidopsis thaliana root endophyte communities.” READ MORE >>
Congratulations to Amy Howard (Kevin Slep’s lab) whose research paper was recently published in “The Journal of Biological Chemistry”. The paper is titled: “Drosophila melanogaster Mini Spindles TOG3 Utilizes Unique Structural Elements to Promote Domain Stability and Maintain a TOG1- and TOG2-like Tubulin-binding Surface”. READ MORE >>
Congratulations to Alakananda Das (Kevin Slep’s lab) who has been selected as a recipient of a “Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award” from the UNC Graduate School for 2015-2016. Each award provides a stipend and a scholarship to cover all university fees, as well as tuition and health insurance, in order to allow each student to devote full time to dissertation completion.
Congratulations to Amy Howard (Kevin Slep’s lab) for receiving a two-year American Heart Association Mid-Atlantic Winter 2015 Predoctoral Fellowship that will begin on July 1 of this year. The title of Amy’s project is: “A structural and mechanistic study of XMAP215-mediated MT polymerization and cell migration.” READ MORE >>