10/2013- Dr. Catherine Ovitt has been accepted to the 2013 Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar to be held in Austin, TX in mid December. This three and a half-day seminar is primarily designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the Associate Professor level, and holding leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. Seminar faculty members are chosen from various schools in the US and Canada for their demonstrated leadership abilities and offer knowledge, inspiration and valuable career advice to participants.
10/2013- Dr. Jiang Fu (member of Dr. Wei Hsu's lab) receives an American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Postdoc Travel Award to attend the ASCB Annual Meeting in New Orleans from December 14-18, 2013.
9/2013- Drs. Takamitsu Maruyama & Ming Jiang (members of Dr. Wei Hsu's lab) are co-recipients of the 2013 Raisz-Drezner Award.
9/2013- Dr. Takamitsu Maruyama (member of Dr. Wei Hsu's lab) selected to receive this year's Young Investigator Award at the ASMBR Meeting. He will present his talk in a "Distinguished Oral Presentation" section.
7/2013- Drs. Catherine Ovitt, Szilvia Arany, and Danielle Benoit featured in a Research@URMC Blog
7/2013- Drs. Catherine Ovitt & Szilvia Arany featured on NIDCR website- "Nanoparticle-mediated gene silencing confers radioprotection to salivary glands in vivo"
New Grants Awarded 2012-2013
Tenure-stream Faculty Position Available: Associate Professor/Full Professor
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