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James N. Jarvis, MD
8/14/17

James N. Jarvis, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics, will use an Arthritis Foundation grant to study how genes and environment work together to influence the immune dysfunction in juvenile arthritis.

M. Laura Feltri, MD
8/1/17

M. Laura Feltri, MD, professor of biochemistry and neurology, is leading research to determine whether a new family of molecules prevents demyelination and nerve degeneration in patients with peripheral nerve diseases.

Mark O'Brian, PhD
7/20/17

Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, professor and chair of biochemistry, has discovered a near instantaneous evolution in certain bacteria.

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD
7/17/17

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has been elected chair of the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS).

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD
6/27/17

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) held its first white coat ceremony to recognize 13 students from the Class of 2016-2017 who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

Erik Van Roey
6/5/17

Erik Van Roey, a graduate of the master’s program in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics (GGB), has been awarded a bioinformatics fellowship to conduct research for a year at U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratories in Atlanta.

6/5/17

Thirty-eight doctoral, 28 master’s and 183 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.