Welcome to the Weiss Lab News!
Amanda received an NIH F30 fellowship for her project titled “The role of the DNA damage response in the development and therapeutic sensitivity of malignant testicular germ cell tumors.”
Congratulations to Ravi Dhawan for his new research grant from the Dextra Undergraduate Research Endowment Fund!
What a summer it’s been! This summer, we welcomed Suzin Webb as our new lab manager! We are so happy to have you. We also had three wonderful summer students: Carla Patricia Reyes-Flores, Natrine Cheuk, and Jamie Cockey. We are so glad to have had you in the lab this summer, and we look forward to hearing what great things you accomplish in the future!
Congratulations to Irma Fernandez for being selected for a 2019 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study from HHMI!
See the Cornell news article here: https://www.vet.cornell.edu/news/20190903/graduate-student-irma-fernandez-wins-award-howard-hughes-medical-institute. See the HHMI announcement here: https://www.hhmi.org/news/44-gilliam-fellowships-awarded-to-support-diversity-and-inclusion-in-science
Bloom, J.C., Loehr, A.R., Schimenti, J.C., and Weiss, R.S. (2019) Germline genome protection: implications for gamete quality and germ cell tumorigenesis.Andrology 7:516-526. Pubmed.