Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Jan. 29, 2020—MYC is a family of three related proteins that are overexpressed in cancer and which contribute to an estimated 100,000 cancer deaths annually in the United States. Understanding how MYC works could lead to the development of new drugs that can effectively block MYC and stop many cancers in their tracks.
Jan. 17, 2020—Shigeki Watanabe, assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss “Spatial and Temporal Control of Synaptic Transmission” on Monday, Jan. 20, beginning at 12:15 p.m. in MRBIII, Room 1220.
Jan. 13, 2020—An international research team has discovered a new genetic syndrome caused by mutation of a single gene and named it CATIFA, an acronym for its core symptoms.
Dec. 4, 2019—The identification of a protein important for insulin synthesis may hold clues for understanding the pathogenesis of diabetes.
Nov. 24, 2019—Chris Halbrook will present “Metabolism Drives Therapy Resistance Crosstalk Mechanisms and Shapes Tumor Cell Identity” on Dec. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 1220. Halbrook is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Costas Lyssiotis Lab at the University of Michigan.
Oct. 30, 2019—The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar Series presents Jill Wildonger, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Wildonger will discuss "Building a Neuron with Motors and Microtubules" beginning at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 3131.