Angela was chosen for the 2018 Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Award, part of the UC Santa Cruz Chancellor’s Achievement Awards for Diversity. The selection committee consisted of faculty, staff, and student representatives from across the campus. She and other diversity award winners will be honored at the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn on Tuesday, May 29th. Congratulations!
Angela received a 2018 UCSC Hellman Fellows Program Award. The award is designed to assist promising junior faculty prior to obtaining their first grants. This $10,000 award will provide support for our ssCRISPR project, particularly characterizing the ERBB2 exon skipping event.
Please welcome Megan Durham and Alexis Thornton to our lab! Megan will be working on our ssCRISPR project and Alexis will finish up her earlier work with eVIP.
Tyler was awarded a Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarship. He will receive funding to support his work on our ssCRISPR project. Congratulations!
Stefanie received a prestigious scholarship from the National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program. She will receive $20K for education expenses, summer research training at the NIH, and paid employment at the NIH after graduation. Congratulations!
Angela was featured in April 2017 issue of The Scientist as a scientist to watch!
Posting some old and new news:
- Our paper on the transcriptomic characterization of SF3B1 mutations in CLL was published in November and is featured on the cover of Cancer Cell [link]
- Our lab was awarded a grant from the Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group for our work on alternative splicing in cancer [link]
- Max Marin is awarded a Crown College Undergraduate Research Fellowship and the Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarship!