Scott Showalter Receives Two New Grants to Support Gene Regulation

CEGR faculty member Scott Showalter has been awarded two new grants to support gene regulation research at Penn State. Dr. Showalter has received a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop 13 C direct-detect nuclear magnetic resonance experiments that will define the impact of protein phosphorylation and methylation on structure and interactions…

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CEGR Annual Fall Retreats

The 2019 CEGR Fall Retreat will occur on October 11th, 2019!   Annual CEGR Fall Retreats CEGR retreats are held annually each fall to kick off the new academic year. Our retreats are geared towards getting to know the new members of the labs in the Center and meeting faculty through the planned activities, scientific and social…

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Tori Bonnell awarded Paul M. Althouse Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Please join us in congratulating the following community member for their outstanding contributions to our educational mission. Tori Bonnell, from Dr. Llinas’ Lab is the 2019 recipient of the Paul M. Althouse Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award!!   Each year the department recognizes the outstanding teaching of a BMMB graduate assistant by presenting the Althouse Teaching…

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Haoyang Jiang’s paper published on-line in Genes and Development

Congratulations to Graduate student Haoyang Jiang from the Reese lab. His paper entitled “Ccr4-Not maintains genomic integrity by controlling the ubiquitylation and degradation of arrested RNAPII” on the role of Ccr4-Not is removing RNAPII from DNA lesions came out on-line in Genes and Development April 4th. http://genesdev.cshlp.org/content/early/2019/04/02/gad.322453.118.short?rss=1 Read the news article here.  

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Grace Usher selected for award at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

Grace Usher was just selected for the Student Research Achievement Award at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.  She won the student poster award in the Intrinsically Disordered Protein category for her poster “Characteristics of the Binding Interaction Between SPOP and Pdx1.” Pdx1 is a transcription factor that is essential for control of pancreatic beta cell…

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