A single defect in a gene that codes for a histone — a “spool” that wraps idle DNA — is linked to pediatric cancers in a study published today in the journal Science. URL: https://news.wisc.edu/gene-regulatory-mutation-linked-to-rare-childhood-cancer/
Recognizing research and teaching excellence. URL: https://news.wisc.edu/vilas-professors-and-investigators-honored/
Recognizing research and teaching excellence in faculty who are relatively early in their careers. URL: https://news.wisc.edu/vilas-professors-and-investigators-honored/
Congratulations to Professor John Denu who is among the recipients of the 2016 Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Award, which recognize outstanding faculty 7-20 years into their career. The award is supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and provides $60,000 in research funding. URL: https://news.wisc.edu/kellett-awards-honor-mid-career-faculty/
Congratulations to Professor Sam Butcher who has been awarded the Spitzer Excellence in Teaching Award. The Spitzer Teaching Award recognizes an individual who has significantly enhanced the quality and impact of undergraduate or graduate instruction in CALS through outstanding teaching practices, pedagogical scholarship or other beyond-the-classroom accomplishments that have shaped students’ learning experiences and/or the teaching …
Congratulations to Professor David Brow for his election as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, the world’s oldest and largest life science organization. Fellows are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their record of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.
Congratulations to Professor David Brow who is honored as a recipient of the Chancellor’s Teaching Award, which recognizes excellence in teaching. The award will be presented by Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf at a ceremony to be held March 16 at the Fluno Center on the UW-Madison Campus. URL: https://news.wisc.edu/distinguished-teaching-awards-2016/
Congratulations to Professor David Pagliarini who was named by President Obama as one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed on early career scientists and engineers by the United States Government. The winners will receive their awards at a Washington, DC ceremony this spring. URL: …