CBC Graduate Students Meghan Talbot and Natasha Cornejo were recently elected to the University of Arizona Women in STEM Student Council. The Women in STEM Student Council (WiSSC) is a student-directed council that supports the recruitment, retention, and graduation of female-identifying students pursuing degrees in STEM at the University of Arizona. Congratulations, Meghan and Natasha!
CBC Professor Rebecca Page has been awarded a new contract from Leidos Biomedical Research under their prime NCI contact. Entitled "Crystallization of Novel Alloseteric SHP2", this award began January 2019 and will go through August 2019. This agreement is part of NCI's Experimental Therapeutics Program under the Chemical Biology Consortium (NCI-CBC). This award will aid SHP2 drug development. Congratulations, Rebecca!
CBC Graduate student Kristiane Torgeson Pelletier was named the Undergraduate Biology Research Program's Graduate Mentor of the Year! UBRP enhances undergraduate education by partnering with researchers and resources of the University of Arizona to provide opportunities for students to participate in mentored, self-directed work which contributes to the fund of new knowledge. Congratulations, Kristiane!