The Salk Award presentations were held in June. Below is a picture of our two winners. From left to right, Prof. Nathalia Holtzman (Mentor), Hope Miodownik (Salk Award Winner) , Ebrahim Afshinnekoo (Salk Award Winner), Betsy Hendry (Provost), Valli Cook (Director Health Professions).
Prof. John Dennehy is hosting a symposium at the Grad Center on May 26: https://
singlecellsymposium.wordpress. com/2015/04/10/stochastic- dynamics-in-living-cells/
See the poster here.
Congratulations to Corinna Singleman, Melissa Silvestrini, M. Aaron Owen, Ye Jin, and Sounak Ghosh Roy for receiving Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grants this year!
Congratulations to Holtzman Lab undergraduate researcher Hope Miodownik, who won the Jonas E. Salk Scholarship this year. She is one of eight CUNY winners, two of which were from Queens College. The requirements for the award are that the student has been accepted to medical school and has written a research paper. Hope’s project was entitled “Elucidation of a comprehensive model of epicardiogenesis in zebrafish: the role of BMP signaling in epicardial migration”. Below is an image of a three-day-old zebrafish heart. The green is the myocardium (heart muscle) and the purple is the epicardium (developing outermost layer of the heart).
NEW GRADUATE COURSE: José Anadón, Introduction to R for Biologists, Graduate Center, Spring 2015Anadón: Intro to R for Biologists (flyer)
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