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MCP student Jiabei He's 2019 paper in Cell Death & Disease made it to the finalist among 64 studies named to the 2020 Stat Madness competition

MCP student Jiabei He's 2019 paper in Cell Death & Disease made to the finalist among 64 studies named to the 2020 Stat Madness competition.

Jiabei He is a member of Dr. Lori Chan's lab.

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Congratulations to Dr. Stella Tsirka; AAAS Announces Leading Scientists Elected as 2019 Fellows

Congratulaions to Dr. Stella Tsirka; AAAS Announces Leading Scientists Elected as 2019 Fellows.

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Lynda Perdomo-Ayala appointed the new Chair of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission

Congratulations to Pharmacology Department Administrator Lynda Perdomo-Ayala for being appointed the new Chair of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission.

We are very proud of Lynda and wish her every success in carrying out the Human Rights Commission mission.

 

Research mentor Dr. Feng-Qian Li's students win European Union Contest for Young Scientists

Poojan Pandya, a senior at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills, and Leo Takemaru, a senior a Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, were among the top winners last month at the 31st annual European Union Contest for Young Scientists. This year's contest consisted of 154 students, ages 14 to 20, from 40 countries and was held in Bulgaria.

Congratulations to graduate student Jiabie He on her first-author publication.

Congratulations to graduate student Jiabie He on her first-author publication.

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Lori Chan PhD. and her team has breakthrough in 'triple-negative' breast cancer research

Lori Chan and her team identified a gene dubbed USP2, which is involved in driving the growth of cancer stem cells. The scientists also figured out a way to block stem cells specific to the disease.

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Congratulations to Kaitlyn Koenig Thompson; recipient of the 2019 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student.

The winners of the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching will be invited to participate in the August 2019 Workshop for New Teaching Assistants, presented each year to new doctoral students during graduate orientation events.

Study led by Markus Seeliger, PhD, Shows New Way to Group Protein Kinases as Cancer Drug Targets.

Study Shows New Way to Group Protein Kinases as Cancer Drug Targets.

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