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BioSciences graduate students Alicia Jones, Yusong Guo, Emily Thomas, Erin O'Brien, Jonathan Dornell, Michelle Sneck, Shannon Carter, Sreyasi Biswas, Juan Carlos and Patrick Clay are in the 2015 90 Second Thesis Competition on Friday, March 13 in McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall. Follow this link to the contestant schedule; group 1 begins at 5:30 pm, group 2 at 6:35 pm.
Professors Kate Beckingham and Doug Easton unveiled a Society of Biology plaque celebrating Dame Honor Fell at Wychwood School, Oxford.
Kathryn Beabout, Shannon Carter, Samantha Collum, Ruda Cui, and Therese Lamperty are all recent recipients of graduate student fellowships. Additionally, Patrick Clay, Eslam Elshahat, and Sreyasi Biswas are recipients of 2014-15 fellowships that were announced in the fall semester.
A research article from the Amy Dunham lab is featured on the cover of the centennial edition of Ecology, a journal published by the Ecological Society of America.
Grigore AD, Ben-Jacob E, Farach-Carson MC (2015) Prostate cancer and neuroendocrine differentiation: More neuronal, less endocrine? Front Oncol 5:37. doi:10.3389/fonc.2015.00037
Sang-Kyu Jung, Xiaolei Qu, Boanerges Aleman-Meza, Tianxiao Wang, Celeste Riepe, Zheng Liu, Qilin Li, and Weiwei Zhong. Multi-endpoint, High-Throughput Study of Nanomaterial Toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans. Environmental Science & Technology 2015 49 (4), 2477-2485.
Kathy Matthews will give the ASBMB Rose Award lecture on March 30 at the Experimental Biology conference in Boston.
The EBIO 124 course, Intro to EEB for non-majors. hosted Evolution Day at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Sunday, Nov. 23rd, 2014.
Biochemistry & Cell Biology alumna Erica Ollman-Sapphire will receive the ASBMB Young Investigator Award at the 2015 Experimental Biology conference, where her undergraduate research advisor Kathy Matthews will also receive the Rose Award.
Gerda Saxer, Michael D. Krepps, Eric D. Merkley, Charles Ansong, Brooke L. Deatherage Kaiser, Marie-Thérèse Valovska, Nikola Ristic, Ping T. Yeh, Vittal P. Prakash, Owen P. Leiser, Luay Nakhleh, Henry S. Gibbons, Helen W. Kreuzer, Yousif Shamoo. Mutations in Global Regulators Lead to Metabolic Selection during Adaptation to Complex Environments. PLOS Genetics. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004872
Kevin J. Liu, Ethan Steinberg, Alexander Yozzo, Ying Song, Michael H. Kohn, and Luay Nakhleh. Interspecific introgressive origin of genomic diversity in the house mouse. PNAS 2014; doi:10.1073/pnas.1406298111
Yeonjong Koo, Jing Wang, Qingbo Zhang, Huiguang Zhu, E. Wassim Chehab, Vicki L. Colvin, Pedro J. J. Alvarez, and Janet Braam. Fluorescence Reports Intact Quantum Dot Uptake into Roots and Translocation to Leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Subsequent Ingestion by Insect Herbivores. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1021/es5050562
Onja Harinala Razafindratsima, and Amy Elizabeth Dunham. Assessing the impacts of nonrandom seed dispersal by multiple frugivore partners on plant recruitment. Ecology. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0684.1]
Naresh Pandey, Christopher L. Nobles, Lynn Zechiedrich, Anthony W. Maresso, and Jonathan J. Silberg. Combining Random Gene Fission and Rational Gene Fusion To Discover Near-Infrared Fluorescent Protein Fragments That Report on Protein–Protein Interactions. ACS Synthetic Biology. DOI: 10.1021/sb5002938.
Adrienne Correa teaches students about the scientific method and how to design experiments through engaging in studies of campus squirrels in the EBIO 213 course.
Aryeh Warmflash is featured in a Rice media article for his elucidation of the patterns that embryonic stem cells adopt as they differentiate, and the potential implications of applying this research approach to cancer studies.
Chelsey C. McKenna, Ana F. Ojeda, James Spurlin III, Sam Kwiatkowski, Peter Y. Lwigale. Sema3A maintains corneal avascularity during development by inhibiting Vegf induced angioblast migration. Developmental Biology. Volume 391, Issue 2, Pages 241–250 (2014).
Scott Solomon’s EBIO 330 insect biology lab participates in an outdoor field experience at Cook’s Branch Conservancy
Yusong R. Guo, Corey F. Hryc, Joanita Jakana, Hongbing Jiang, David Wang, Wah Chiu, Weiwei Zhong, and Yizhi J. Tao. Crystal structure of a nematode-infecting virus. PNAS (2014) 111: 12781-12786.
Wei Huang, Evan Siemann, Li Xiao, Xuefang Yang, Jianqing Ding. Species-specific defence responses facilitate conspecifics and inhibit heterospecifics in above–belowground herbivore interactions. Nature Communications (2014) doi:10.1038/ncomms5851
K. C. Nicolaou, Christopher R. H. Hale, Christian Nilewski, Heraklidia A. Ioannidou, Abdelatif ElMarrouni, Lizanne G. Nilewski, Kathryn Beabout, Tim T. Wang, and Yousif Shamoo. Total Synthesis of Viridicatumtoxin B and Analogues Thereof: Strategy Evolution, Structural Revision, and Biological Evaluation. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2014) 136 (34), 12137-12160.
Hongnan Cao, Jonathan D. Walton, Phil Brumm, and George N. Phillips, Jr. Structure and Substrate Specificity of a Eukaryotic Fucosidase from Fusarium graminearum. J. Biol. Chem. (2014) 289: 25624-25638.
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