News and Events
2013 GSS Poster Session Winners
Congratulations to this year's poster session winners!
1st place - Cellular Studies: Hen Prizant
1st place - Multi-Cellular/Organismal Studies: Kelli Fagan
1st place - Molecular Studies: Hannah Stoveken
2nd place - Cellular Studies: Tara Capece
2nd place - Multi-Cellular/Organismal Studies: Brittany Baisch
2nd place - Molecular Studies: Nikesha Haynes
HHMI Award for Excellence in Translational Science: Tess Eidem
yoUR Postdoc Press - 5th Issue!
Check out the 5th 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
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
Waaqo B. Daddacha | Microbiology and Immunology
Monday December 2, 2013 | 10:00am | Room 3-6408 (K307)
SAMHD1-mediated dNTP Pool Regulation in Macrophage: Effect on HIV -1 Reverse Transcription Kinetics and Fidelity
Advisor: Dr. Baek Kim
Hui Yang | Biostatistics and Computational Biology
Tuesday December 3, 2013 | 2:00pm | HWH 1W509
Model Selection and Model Averaging for Longitudinal Data with Application in Personalized Medicine
Advisor: Dr. Hua Liang
Kathleen Spellane | Public Health Sciences
Wednesday December 4, 2013 | 10:00am | HWH 1W502
Associations between Prenatal Anxiety, Discrimination, and Gestational Age at Birth
Advisor: Dr. Diana Fernandez
Laura Beth Fornarola | Pharmacology and Physiology
Wednesday December 4, 2013 | 1:00pm | Case Method Room 1-9576
The Role of PINl in Neuronal Programmed Cell Death Following Trophic Factor Deprivation
Advisor: Dr. Robert S. Freeman
Simantini Ghosh | Neurobiology and Anatomy
Thursday December 12, 2013 | 1:00pm | Case Method Room 1-9576
The Effect of Sustained Overexpression of
lnterleukin-1β on Pathology in Murine Models of Alzheimer's Disease and Tauopathy
Advisor: Dr. Kerry O'Banion
Joanne Y. H. Lim | Microbiology and Immunology
Tuesday December 17, 2013 | 2:00pm | Room 2-6408 (K207)
Role of Interferons and Immunotherapy in Enhancing Radiation Treatment of Cancer
Advisor: Dr. Edith M. Lord