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March 31, 2017

How Cyanobacteria Went Green

Blankenship 2017 Science 355, 1372-3

Prof. Blankenship's perspective on cyanobacterial evolution.

March 29, 2017

Phillip B. Williams wins Whiting Award

Poet Phillip B. Williams, an alum of The Writing Program in Arts & Sciences, is among 10 recipients of the 2017 Whiting Award.  This $50K prize is among the most prestigious for emerging writers.

March 29, 2017

Portia Adams awarded funding from the Department of Justice

CGF and Brown School alumna, Portia Adams, received a $341,500 grant from the Department of Justice.  The Next Steps 4 Healthy Families was one of the first reentry programs for justice-involved young mothers to receive funding.

 

March 28, 2017

PMB Faculty Receive ASPB Awards

PMB faculty member Blake Meyers (Danforth Center) receives the Charles Albert Shull Award and Rick Vierstra (WUSTL BIology) is named as an ASPB Fellow.

March 17, 2017

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Jennie Shoots (Haswell lab) received a fellowship and Sarah Rommelfanger (Zhang lab) was an honorable mention. Also, undergrads in PMB labs received a fellowship (Neha Prasad, Wencewicz lab) and an honorable mention (Kate Harline, Jez lab).

March 7, 2017

Making New Cytochromes c in the Kranz Lab

PMB student Jeremy King (Blankenship lab) is a co-author

Mendez et al. (2017 Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114, 2235-40) engineering human cytochrome c synthase to generate new cytochrome c variants with diverse properties.

March 6, 2017

TEDx Talk

Dr. Jim Carrington (Danforth Plant Science Center President) gives a TEDx talk on the Science in Our Food.

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