Former O.R.G. intern Dorothy Tovar won the first place Best Poster Award at the northeast regional LSAMP Poster Symposium. She reported on the work that she did with us to identify the function of a potential drug target in clostridium difficile. Congrats to Dorothy.
Big congratulations to O.R.G. Ph.D. alum Ihsan Shehadi, who was just promoted to the rank of Associate Professor at Sharjah University.
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Lisa was elected Treasurer of the Graduate Student Association and also won an Outstanding Teaching Assistant award.
See our method of SALSAs in the following paper: Protein function annotation with Structurally Aligned Local Sites of Activity (SALSAs)
Dr. Josie Wang (O.R.G. PhD 2012) started a new job at NCBI in September.
Ramya Parasuram, Joslynn Lee, and Nicholas DeLateur all presented papers at ACS Philadelphia. Great going!
Big congratulations to the two newest PhDs from The ORG, Dr. Josie Wang and Dr. Cody Yin. Best of luck to our latest group alumni – we wish you the best.
Ramya Parasuram won an ASBMB Travel Award and gave a presentation at the ASBMB Annual Meeting in San Diego. Congratulations!
Josie Wang and Cody Yin each gave two presentations at ACS National in San Diego March 2012. Josie also gave a Sci-Mix presentation. Our group had a total of seven presentations.