SFLC Becomes Graduate Leadership and Development Committee (GLDC)
To better describe its purpose and mission, the Student Faculty Liaison Committee (SFLC), has changed its name to the Graduate Leadership & Development Committee (GLDC).
As the group has evolved over the years, its goals have grown beyond just serving as a student voice on faculty committees to include career and professional development events, scientific outreach to the community, departmental social events, recruiting the next class of Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) students, and more.
At the conclusion of each spring semester, the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Steering Committee is tasked with the challenging honor of selecting nominated graduate students and postdocs for the Sigrid Leirmo Memorial Award in Biochemistry and the Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. The IPiB Steering Committee is pleased to continue the programs’ commitment to teaching and …
Scientists develop better way to block viruses that cause childhood respiratory infections. IPiB Prof Sam Gellman’s lab led a study, in collaboration with the lab of Anne Moscona and Matteo Porotto at Columbia University, to engineer a short chunk of protein, or peptide, that can prevent the attachment of human parainfluenza viruses to cells. Human …
IPiB Graduate Student Joshua Mitchell has been awarded a Graduate Student Service Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes and honors the graduate students who volunteer to take on service roles in addition to their research, work, and family obligations. Mitchell, a member of Deane Mosher’s lab, has been an involved member of IPiB’s Graduate Leadership and Development …
Biochemistry Professor Michael Cox and Biomolecular Chemistry Professor John Denu, have been named fellows of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The 2021 fellows, the inaugural class, are a distinguished group of scientists who have contributed to multiple missions of ASBMB over a sustained period of time and enriched the world through their …
Edrees (Eddie) Rashan has been selected for the 2021 cohort of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Rashan is a graduate research assistant in the Department of Biochemistry and doctoral candidate in the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB). The Bouchet Society commemorates Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first self-identified African American to earn a doctorate degree …
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