Department News for April

Publications this month are from the labs and collaborators of Drs. Fred Dick and Gabe DiMattia (DREAM complex in chondrocytes), Dr. Fred Dick (RB-E2F1-condensin II complex), Drs. David Edgell and Caroline Schild-Poulter (I-Tev1 nuclease and TALENs), Dr. Greg Gloor (microbiome and probiotic research in Africa), Dr. Rob Hegele (lipid disorders) (informed consent) (dyslipidemia), Dr. Geoff Pickering (3D imaging of mouse heart and vasculature), Dr. Peter Rogan (automating chromosome detection) (validation of predicted mRNA splicing mutations), Dr. Eva Turley (prostate cancer biomarkers) (breast tumour subset), and Dr. Ken Yeung (plant bio-oils as insecticides).

Michelle Denomme, supervised by Dr. Mellissa Mann, will give her PhD public lecture on 17 Apr at 1:30 pm in MSB 384. Her thesis title is "Maternal control of genomic imprinting: Effect of infertility and ovarian stimulation in a mouse model."

Michelle Denomme successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Niamh Coughlan, supervised by Dr. Joe Torchia, will give her PhD public lecture on 23 Apr at 1:30 pm in MSB 384. Her thesis title is "The Role of the Arginine Methyltransferase CARM1 in Global Transcriptional Regulation."