Congratulations to Alain Laederach and his lab collaborators for the publication of their research paper in NATURE METHODS. The paper is entitled: “Single Molecule Cluster Analysis dissects splicing pathway conformational dynamics”. READ THE PAPER >>
Graduate student Josh Lawrimore’s (Kerry Bloom’s lab) publication was highlighted in an “In Focus” essay by Ben Short : “The tension mounts at centromeric loops” which appeared in the Journal of Cell Biology (Aug 17, 2015 Vol. 210). Lawrimore’s publication entitled “DNA loops generate intracentromere tension in mitosis” was in the Top 10 of Papers read for several weeks. “The study reveals how pericentric chromatin generates tension between sister centromeres.“ IN FOCUS ESSAY >>
Congratulations to senior Tim Barry (Elaine Yeh and Kerry Bloom’s lab) who received an ASCB travel award to the 2015 American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting in San Diego from the Triangle Cytoskeletal Meeting on September 21.
Four UNC School of Medicine researchers headed to Capitol Hill to take part in the Rally for Medical Research on September 17 to bring awareness to the need for more federally funded medical research. UNC Professors Bob Duronio (Biology Dept.), Blossom Damania, David Peden, and Brian Strahl were among hundreds of researchers from around the country who met with various Congressional leaders to urge them to ensure that funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a national priority and to support continued investment in medical research.” READ MORE >>