Kristi Neufeld (professor) and Eileen Hotze (lecturer) were recognized as “Favorite Professors” by the Biology Class of 2020 at the University of Kansas Undergraduate Biology Virtual Recognition Ceremony on May 16.
Tori Paolillo (post-doc, Lundquist lab; PhD recipient, Oakley lab) started a position as Genome Analyst in the Genomic Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.
Jennifer Klaus (PhD recipient, Chandler lab) successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Genetic and functional characterization of antimicrobial secondary metabolites produced by Burkholderia species" on June 11.
Matt Ochs (PhD recipient, Lundquist lab) successfully defended his dissertation entitled "New insights into the regulatory network controlling neuroblast migration in C. elegans" on June 18.
Taybor Parker (PhD recipient, Neufeld lab) successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Wnt signaling in human colonocytes: roles for the tumor suppressor APC inβ-catenin cytoplasmic retention and destruction complex localization" on June 2.
Zhe Yang (PhD recipient, Buechner lab) successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Terminal Web and Associated Proteins Mediate Signaling to Promote Nematode Single-Cell Tubulogenesis" on May 6.
Jennifer Amrein (PhD candidate, Dixon lab) was awarded trainee support by the University of Kansas Cancer Center match position to the NIH funded Chemistry Biology Training Grant.