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Innovative problem solving leads to 2020 Dean’s Outstanding Technical Service Award for Lisa Matchett

Congratulations to Lisa Matchett for receiving the 2020 Dean’s Outstanding Technical Service Award. The award recognizes staff members whose excellent contribution to technical services has improved teaching and research.  Using innovative problem solving as a Teaching Lab Technician, Lisa has improved the efficiency of the teaching labs and enhanced student learning in courses such as second and third … Read More

Building excellence in research and teaching: CSB’s new Chair Nicholas Provart

Professor Nick Provart likes building things; he even used his carpentry skills to expand his children’s treehouse while working from home (without losing any fingers). As the new Chair of the Department of Cell & Systems Biology (CSB), he now has the opportunity to build up the academic excellence of the Department. Building on the … Read More

Cell biology meets engineering in collaborative XSeed grant for Professor Sergey Plotnikov to study wound closure in fruit flies

CSB Professor Sergey Plotnikov has been awarded XSeed funding to identify protein targets that can accelerate wound healing.  The XSeed program catalyzes cross-disciplinary partnerships between investigators from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and other faculties.   The grant was awarded in collaboration with Professor Fernandez-Gonzalez from the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering. … Read More