Jacob Polaski receives CMCTG fellowship
Oct 16, 2017

Jacob Polaski received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Chromosome Metabolism and Cancer Training Grant. Jacob proposed to determine how recurrent mutations in UPF1, which encodes a core component of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay machinery, contribute to pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma.

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Sujatha Jagannathan becomes Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado
Aug 26, 2017

Sujatha Jagannathan accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, as part of the RNA Bioscience Initiative. Suja's lab will study RNA surveillance, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, and many other topics.

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Heidi Dvinge becomes Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin
Aug 26, 2017

Heidi Dvinge accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Heidi's lab will study splicing in cancer, non-coding components of the spliceosome, and many other topics.

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Janine Ilagan becomes Scientist I at Gritstone Oncology
Aug 15, 2017

Janine Ilagan accepted a position as Scientist I at Gritstone Oncology. Janine will contribute to Gritstone's mission of developing new cancer immunotherapeutics via neoantigen discovery.

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Jose Pineda receives ARCS fellowship
Jul 4, 2017

Jose Pineda received a graduate fellowship from the ARCS Foundation. Jose is developing new methods to identify RNA splicing branchpoints and studying their roles in intron recognition in normal and diseased cells.

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