Dr. Paul Jaschke, a recent PhD graduate from Dr. Tom Beatty's lab, has been awarded an NSERC PDF to do a Post-Doc in Dr. Drew Endy's lab in the Department of Bioengineering at Stanford. Paul's research project will focus on designing and creating synthetic phage genomes. ubc_2010_fall_jaschke_paul.pdf
Dr. Lisa Osborne completed her doctoral thesis in Dr. Ninan Abraham's lab working on IL-7Ra signalling in lymphocyte development. Lisa will continue her academic career as a post doctoral fellow in Dr. David Artis' lab studying mucosal immunology in response to intestinal parasites. ubc_2010_fall_osborne_lisa.pdf
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is pleased to announce the winners of the Robert Emmanual & Mary Day Endowment travel award. This award provides funds for graduate students to attend conferences related to Heart Lung and Cancer Research. The award winners are: Anson Chan from Dr. Michael Murphy's Lab Grace Poon from Dr. Pauline Johnson's Lab Nita Shah from Rachel Fernandez's Lab
Dr. Sachi Okamoto completed her doctoral thesis in Dr. Lindsay Eltis's lab. Her work focused on a unique metal trafficking system for metalloenzyme maturation. Her new Post-Doc position will work toward solving the solution structure of a novel metallochaperone by NMR. ubc_2010_fall_okamoto_sachi.pdf
Congratulations to Dr. Max Silverman winner of the annual prize competition for the Top Graduating Doctoral Student. This award is to recognize excellence in research.