Assistant Professor Angélica L. González awarded NSF Grant

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Angélica L. González (Biology) is the principal investigator on a two-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation DEB for “The Effects of N and P deposition on stoichiometry, structure, and function of whole-aquatic ecosystems (Bromeliaceae and Sarraceniaceae)“. Congratulations!

CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant

CCIB Director Dr. Nir Yakoby (Biology) received a Busch Biomedical Grant for his project “Role of tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) in patterning epithelial cells”. This is a collaboration between the Yakoby and Grigoriev Labs. The project aims to find a novel level of post-transcriptional regulation of genes using tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) during epithelial cells development. They … Continue reading CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant

Welcome new CCIB PhD students!

For Fall 2018, five new students have joined CCIB: (L to R) Sebastian Harris, Stacy Love, Swati Sharma, Nidhi Sheth,  and Jairui Zhang,  and two CCIB MS graduates are continuing onto the PhD, Zheming An (Piccoli lab) and Kristen Woods (Brannigan lab).  Welcome! 

Spring 2018 Research Highlights

CCIB Director Nir Yakoby (Biology) and CCIB Alum Dr. Robert Marmion published a paper in Development.  CCIB PhD Student Sean McQuade from the Piccoli lab was awarded a Fellowship from the Mistletoe Foundation, which has a mission to build  “bridges between the academic, entrepreneurial, and civil communities to create a more human-centered and sustainable future through technology.” Out of over … Continue reading Spring 2018 Research Highlights

CCIB PhD Student Sean McQuade wins Mistletoe Research Fellowship

CCIB PhD Student Sean McQuade from the Piccoli lab was awarded a Fellowship from the Mistletoe Foundation, which has a mission to build  “bridges between the academic, entrepreneurial, and civil communities to create a more human-centered and sustainable future through technology.” Out of over 300 applicants, thirty-six fellowships were awarded.  The fellowship has two components, a $10,000 … Continue reading CCIB PhD Student Sean McQuade wins Mistletoe Research Fellowship

Assistant Professor David Salas de la Cruz awarded NSF Grant

Dr. David Salas from the Chemistry department is the principal investigator on a three-year, $344,609 grant from the National Science Foundation DMR for  “RUI: Collaborative Research: Understanding the protein-polysaccharide interactions of natural composite materials in one and two dimensions” The research is a  collaboration with his co-PI, Dr. Xiao Hu from Rowan University. Congratulations David!