Announcements

June 2014 Announcements

Dr. Yu Wang Received an American Heart Association Fellowship

Image: Dr. Yu Wang Received an American Heart Association Fellowship

 

 

Cardiac hypertrophy is characterized by enlargement of cardiomyocyte and thickening of heart muscle- a condition that can ultimately lead to heart failure. Epigenetic modifications, such as DNA methylation, are hypothesized to play a critical… Read Full Article »

Dr. Yu Zhang was awarded a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Image: Dr. Yu Zhang was awarded a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 

B lymphocytes produce different classes of antibodies to fight against infections.  This antibody "class-switching" depends on the AID protein that initiates the cuts in antibody genes which are pasted together by proteins that ensure the… Read Full Article »