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Department of Biological Sciences

2020 News Archive





 Congratulations to Professor David Reisman

Congratulations to Professor David Reisman who was awarded a grant, entitled "Mechanism of Action of a p53 Intron-encoded lncRNA in Myeloid Leukemia Cell Differentiation”, from the the Children's Leukemia Research Association!

David Reisman sitting at computer  

 Congratulations to Bob Friedman

  ’Neuron circuit schematic from Friedman et al. 2019

Bob Friedman published "Neuronal Morphology and Synapse Count in the Nematode Worm” in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (

 Congratulations to Jeff Twiss’s research group

 image of Twiss lab group

Congratulations to Jeff Twiss’s research group who received a $1,320,000, 3 year grant award from the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Medical Research Foundation entitled "Targeting Axonal Mechanisms For Supporting Neural Repair & Function”.

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