Entries by Casey Moore

BMCB @ the Virtual Graduate School Fair — October 27 11am-3pm

Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology will be participating in the Graduate School’s Virtual Fair!  This will give prospective students the opportunity to  talk to staff, current students and faculty! The Cornell University Graduate School is hosting a Virtual Graduate School Fair on Tuesday, October 27 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (eastern time).   More information and […]

Gwen Beacham receives ASCB Porter Prize for Research Excellence

Gwen Beacham (Class of 2015) has been awarded the American Society for Cell Biology Porter Prize for Research Excellence.  The selection for this award is based on “individual contributions to the advancement of science and on the novelty and creativity of their findings”.   Gwen is in the lab of Gunther Hollopeter in the Department of […]

Marissa Baccas awarded HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

Marissa Baccas (Class of 2018) has been awarded a Gilliam Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).  This program seeks to increase a more diverse community of scientific researchers and is awarded to people who will become leaders in science and will actively support that goal.  Marissa is mentored by Kelly Liu in the […]

Irma Fernandez featured in Cornell Graduate School Spotlight

Irma Fernandez (Class of 2016) was featured in a Graduate School Student Spotlight.  This feature allows Irma to explain her research, why she chose Cornell and how she and her mentor, Robert Weiss, will be using her HHMI Gilliam Fellowship to increase the diversity of Cornell’s graduate student population.  See the full article here.

Jeff Jorgensen’s research featured on Cornell Research site

Jeff Jorgensen (Class of 2013) was a featured researcher on the Cornell Research site. Jeff is a graduate student, soon to graduate with his PhD, in Scott Emr’s lab at the Weill Institute for Cell Biology.  His research focuses on how plasma membrane proteins, the ones that separate the interior of the cell from its […]

Irma Fernandez awarded 2019 Gilliam Fellowship from HHMI

Irma Fernandez (Class of 2016) has been awarded a Gilliam Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This program is aimed at people who will become leaders in science with the goal of creating a more diverse community of scientific researchers.  Irma is co-mentored by Robert Weiss and Hening Lin. Read more about the award.

Julius Judd awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship

Julius Judd (Class of 2017) was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will provide funding for three years of his program.  His project was entitled “Interrogating enhancer function and cooperation by systematic perturbation of transposable elements”.  […]