In Today's Issue
- Helping Haiti: Students, Faculty, and Staff Pull Together
- Scientists Sequence Genomes of Parasitic Wasps
- State of University Address Open to Faculty, Staff
- Worship Celebration Marks Martin Luther King Day
- Cancer Researcher Receives Innovation Award
- Gandhi Institute Sponsors Blood Drive
- January HR Intercom Now Online
- Seminar: Updates from Immunology
News and Announcements
Helping Haiti: Students, Faculty, and Staff Pull Together
"At times like this, we draw strength from expressing our concern for
others and assisting them," notes President Joel Seligman. And the
University community is finding ways to do just that.
Scientists Sequence Genomes of Parasitic Wasps
Scientists led by John Werren, professor of biology at Rochester, and Stephen Richards Baylor's College of Medicine, have sequenced the genomes of three parasitoid wasp species, revealing features that could be useful to pest control and to medicine.
State of University Address Open to Faculty, Staff
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend President Joel Seligman's 2010 State of the University Address from 4 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Worship Celebration Marks Martin Luther King Day
A Martin Luther King Day community worship celebration will be held at
8:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.
Cancer Researcher Receives Innovation Award
Joshua Munger, assistant professor of biochemistry and biophysics, has
received a Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Innovation Award, which recognizes promising early-career scientists
who have outstanding research but lack sufficient preliminary data to
get traditional funding.
Gandhi Institute Sponsors Blood Drive
The Gandhi Institute will cosponsor a Red Cross blood drive from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at Eastman Theatre. Donors will
receive a commemorative Martin Luther King Jr. Day pin and a voucher
for a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee.
January HR Intercom Now Online
The January issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with information about human resources programs, is available online.
Research Seminar: Updates from Immunology
Nicholas Jospe, chief of endocrinology in pediatrics will speak about
“Type I Diabetes Mellitus: Some Updates from Immunology” from noon to 1
p.m. in room 2-6408 (K207) in the Medical Center. The seminar is part
of the Pediatric Biomedical and Translational Research Seminar Series.