Lin and Greco Take Office as Leaders of Stem Cell Society
Two of Yale’s stem cell faculty— Haifan Lin, PhD, and Valentina Greco, PhD— are serving in the highest ranks of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). ISSCR is a global organization with more than 4,400 members from 70 countries.
Scientists Zero in on Genetic Causes of Parkinson’s
In two new papers, scientists provide insight into the function of a protein called VPS13C, one of the molecular suspects that underlie Parkinson’s, a disease marked by uncontrollable movements including tremors, stiffness, and loss of balance.Source: YaleNews
Professor Haifan Lin, Yale Cell Biology Faculty has been reinstated as Director of the Yale Stem Cell Center and inaugurated as President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research
The Department of Cell Biology is pleased to announce that our esteemed colleague and Member of the National Academy of Sciences Professor Haifan Lin has been reinstated as Director of the Yale Stem Cell Center. We further wish to congratulate him on the good news that last week he was inaugurated as President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research.
How the Brain Knows When to Take Out the Trash
The brain has its own housekeeping service, a sophisticated mechanism that cleans up debris that is left over from cellular activity. But scientists have had a hard time figuring out exactly how the brain knows when to initiate this cellular “trash pickup.”Source: YaleNews
Rong Fan, PhD, and Shangqin Guo, PhD, Recipients of Yale Cancer Center Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Awards
Yale Cancer Center leadership has selected Rong Fan, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Pathology, and Shangqin Guo, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, recipients of the 2021 Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Awards.
De Camilli receives the 2021 E.B. Wilson Medal from The American Society for Cell Biology
Each year, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) chooses remarkable individuals to be recognized for their various achievements in the realm of life sciences. Pietro De Camilli received the E.B. Wilson Medal, presented to distinguished researchers for their far-reaching contributions to cell biology over a lifetime in science.Source: The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)