We attended the 2018 NYC SEA-PHAGES Symposium at Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday April 14.
The following students presented their research and took home three awards!!
Hisham Alrubaye presented ” Mechanisms of RNA Virus Thermotolerance Evolution” and received a First Place Poster Award.
Nanami Kubota presented “ Mutations and Selection in Erwinia amylovora Phages Adapting to Host’s Codon Usage Patterns”, and received a Second Place Poster Award.
Sangeetha Tandalam & Irene Hoxie “Host-Acquired Factor Impacts Fitness on Subsequent Hosts in an RNA Virus”
Carmen Urgiles presented “ Does Cell Growth Rate Affect Lysis Timing in Escherichia coli Lambda?” and received an Oral Presentation award.
The Dennehy Lab welcomes quite a few lab members. Anna Gao (undergraduate), Sherin Kannoly (postdoctoral researcher) and Michelle Markman (undergraduate).
Congrats to QC Graduates
Lauren Esposito (MS Biology ’16) — attending Mount Sinai for Masters in Public Health
Kaung (Zach) Myat San (BA Biology ’16) — Attending Queens College for Masters in Biology
Ashley Prasad (BA Neuroscience ’16)
Fraida Streiter — (BA Sociology ’16)
Congratulations to Vincent Cali! He accepted a summer internship with
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. He will work with Aris Economides on bone development.
Congratulations to Carmen Urgiles! She was accepted into the Summer Research Program at University of Iowa. She will be working with
Dr. Maurine Neiman on the evolution of sex.
Congratulations to Sangeetha Tandalam! She was accepted into the Summer Research Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
04/27/16 Please join us on Friday, May 13th at 3 pm for Lauren A. Esposito’s Masters thesis defense. The defense of her thesis,
“The evolutionary interpretations of viral host range and biodiversity through the analysis of codon usage bias”, will take place in the Science Building (SB) room D139. Refreshments will follow in SB D348 at 4:30pm.
L-R: Fraida, Carmen, Elsa, Vincent. Not pictured: Lauren who was probably taking the picture.