Department News

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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

Saturday, January 31, 2015

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).

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Dr. Steven Hallam received a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship to support his study leave in Drew Endy's lab at Stanford.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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".

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Leopold Leadership Program, located at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, was founded in 1998 to fill a critical gap in environmental decision-making: getting the best scientific knowledge into the hands of government, nonprofit, and business leaders and the public to further the development of sustainable policies and practices.  Dr. Hallam is among the 20 mid-career academic environmental scientists named as Fellows this year. The group was selected through a highly competitive process on the basis of their exceptional scientific... Read More

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