MIRA Awards Reflect Innovation of UConn Scientists
Five UConn researchers, all with faculty appointments in Genetics and Genome Sciences, received Maximizing Investigator's Research Awards from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (read more).
Dr. Se-Jin Lee awarded NIH grant to study the regulation of tissue aging
Acclaimed UConn Health-JAX geneticist Dr. Se-Jin Lee and UConn Health-CCMC pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Emily Germain-Lee recently received a $1.9M grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project entitled: "TGF-beta family members and their binding proteins in aging skeletal muscle” (read more).
Gordon Carmichael inducted into CASE
Professor Gordon Carmichael has been inducted into the 2018 Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) for his pioneering contributions to the field of RNA biology in mammalian cells and their viruses. His work has provided key insights into the mechanisms of splicing, polyadenylation and RNA export from the nucleus to the cytoplasm, as well as the mechanism of action of naturally-occurring antisense RNA regulations and RNA editing.