Our collaboration with Professor Monica Trujillo (QCC), Professor Davida Smyth (The New School), and the Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) to study the wastewater at County treatment plants to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on large urban areas was mentioned in the news.
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”
and Lastly 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).
Elsa’s first day and our Ph.D student.
The Dennehy Lab welcomes the newest member.
a bearded Dragon: Jojo
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)