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Dr. Rozanne Sandri-Goldin

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The mission of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine's School of Medicine is to promote biomedical discoveries and translational medicine in Southern California and beyond, through excellence in research, education and community service.


A great week for the Raffatellu lab at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting in Boston. Dr. Judith Behnsen was invited to give an oral presentation, Martina Sassone-Corsi was selected to receive a travel award, and Vladimir Diaz-Ochoa was selected to receive the Richard and Mary Finkelstein travel award.
UC Irvine School of Medicine researchers identify link between colon cancer and metabolism.
A study from Dr. Yongsheng Shi's lab on the role of mRNA alternative polyadenylation on stem cell self-renewal is featured on the cover of the April 16 issue of EMBO Journal.
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Suzanne Klaus (Raffatellu Lab), University of California, Irvine, “The role of CXCR2 in the host response to Salmonella Typhimurium colitis”, 9 a.m. Medical Education Building Telemedicine Theatre, Room B001
Dr. Martin J. Hicks, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, “Gene Transfer Strategies for the Treatment of Brain Cancer”, 4 p.m. Medical Education Building Telemedicine Theatre, Room B001
Dr. Marcelo E. Tomalsky, Cal State University, Fullerton, "Understanding the Nightmare Bacteria and Managing the Problem", 4 p.m. Tamkin Student Lecture Bldg, Room F-114
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