News & Events

Lab seminar series

Please join us October 4, 2016, for our next lab seminar.
The Seminar will be held at 9:00am, in room 785 McDonnell Sciences Building.
John Edwards will be presenting:

The functional importance of DNA methylation changes in development and disease

Barbara Jakschik award

Moshi Song has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Barbara Jakschik Award. This annual award is given by the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences to recognize an outstanding female graduate student in her final year of doctoral research whose thesis has focused on the general area of metabolic regulation. She was selected because of her many past accomplishments and ability to make many contributions to science in the future. Congratulations Moshi!


We are pleased to announce that two faculty members were invited to give the following presentations:

Presenter Title Date Location
John Edwards New Tools for a Deeper Understanding of DNA Methylation Changes in Breast Cancer May, 2015 Breast Cancer Program Forum, Siteman Cancer Center
Scot Matkovich Coping with Stress: Small Cardiac RNAs, Large Effects and the Big Picture May, 2015  Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital

2014 Distinguished Scientist award

The Distinguished Scientist designation was created in 2003 to honor AHA/ASA members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research. This title recognizes Dr. Dorn’s seminal research work that has importantly advanced our understanding and management of cardiovascular disease or stroke.

Learn more about the award »