Congratulations to Sean Crowe on being named a Peter Wall Institute Scholar for 2015-2016. Sean is one of only 12 faculty members from across UBC who were selected for this honor. Sean's selection was based on his scholarly achievements and his proposal to initiate innovative interdisciplinary projects during his year as a PWIAS member.
Dr. Hirst lab played a key role in the NIH Epigenetic roadmap project, which resulted in 24 papers, Martin's lab was involved in four of these publications, 1 in Nature and 3 in Nature Communications. The term “genome” refers to the entire DNA within our cells and the term “epigenome” refers to the chemical modifications of DNA and proteins that control the structure and activity of the genome. The genome remains mostly the same throughout an individual’s life, whereas epigenomes code for cellular properties that distinguish one cell type from another... Read More
Citlali Ana Marquez Hernandez, a PhD student in Dr. Marc Horwitz' lab, was awarded one of the inaugural "New Careers In Immunology Fellowships" by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI).
Dr. Steven Hallam received a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship to support his study leave in Drew Endy's lab at Stanford.
Dr. Bill Mohn and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Justin on his defence Dec 1 2014. Justin successfully defended his thesis titled "Mechanisms of survival against desiccation and associated stresses of the soil-residing actinomycete Rhodococcus jostii strain RHA1".