Category Archives: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Students win top awards at Biomedical Sciences retreat

Three students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies were honored with “best poster/abstract” awards at the college’s annual Biomedical Sciences retreat. Neva Watson, Microbiology & Immunology, won first prize (and $200) for “The Role of SHP-1 in Virus-induced Myositis. ” … Continue reading

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Upstate PhD student wins Heart Association fellowship

Yaxin Liu, a third-year PhD student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship to support her research. Yaxin studies how mutations in an essential protein in mitochondria – organelles that power our … Continue reading

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Graduate student wins Best Poster award at national meeting

Stephen Shinsky, a second-year Upstate PhD student, won a Best Poster award (out of 90 entries) at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s annual meeting last month in Boston. Stephen’s poster outlining his research into a rare genetic … Continue reading

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Four Upstate students honored at writing awards ceremony

Four Upstate students were honored last week at the 27th annual Bruce Dearing Writing Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. In the poetry category, first-year medical student Danielle Schenone was honored for “More Than the Sum,” … Continue reading

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Student’s research paper chosen for cover of biology journal

A research project led by Lei Mi-Mi, a PhD student entering her fifth year in the College of Graduate Studies, has made the cover of a prestigious scientific journal. Lei, a student in the lab of David Pruyne, PhD, assistant … Continue reading

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