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2014 GSS Poster Session Winners

Congratulations to this year's poster session winners!

1st place - Overall Best: Lisbeth Boule
2nd place - Molecular Studies: Dejun Lin
2nd place - Cellular Studies: Benson Cheng
HHMI Award for Excellence in Translational Science: Yuexin Xu

yoUR Postdoc Press - 6th Issue!

Check out the 6th issue of yoUR Postdoc Press here!

5th Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week was a success!

Pictures from the events of our postdoc appreciation week are posted on our website. Thanks to everyone who came out to show their appreciation for all of our postdocs' hard work!

Dr. Stephen Dewhurst blogs for the Democrat and Chronicle

Dr. Dewhurst, Chair of the Microbiology and Immunology Department, maintains a blog for the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper. Check it out!

Website for Posting Postdoc Positions at the URMC

Please check out our centralized, online site for posting available postdoctoral positions within the University of Rochester Medical Center!

Cardiovascular Science program wins HHMI award

November 17, 2009

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry $700,000 to support a new program to train graduate students for a biomedical research career in cardiovascular sciences with an emphasis on translating laboratory discoveries into treatments and diagnostics. Full article

Dr. Edith Lord: New Dean for SMD Graduate Studies

In July of 2008, Dr. Lord succeeded Paul L. LaCelle, MD as senior associate dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s PhD, postdoctoral and master’s degree
programs, which have about 800 students enrolled. Rochester Medicine article

Thesis Defenses

Michael Moses | Pathology

Tuesday July 22, 2014 | 11:00am | 1-9576 Ryan Case Method Room

"Epigallocatechin Gallate Elicits Stage-Specific Sensitivity and Affects Heat Shock Protein 90 in a Novel Human Prostate Cancer Progression Model"
Advisor: Dr. Thomas A. Gasiewicz

Joshua M. Dewe | Biochemistry and Biophysics

Monday July 28, 2014 | 11:00am | Neuman Room (1-6823)

"Characterizing the Role of Elongation Factor lA and Other Cellular Proteins in the Yeast Rapid tRNA Decay Pathway"
Advisor: Dr. Eric Phizicky