Caitlyn has received an award from ISCB and has been selected to make an oral presentation at the ISMB conference in July and at the Automated Function Prediction satellite conference. Bravo!
Lisa presented a paper at the EMBO conference in Manchester, England, June 1-4.
Big congratulations to Ramya Parasuram, who has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation.
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!