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Graduate Student Research Seminar:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 4:00pm in RWJMS room V10.

Upcoming Events:
Rutgers RWJMS Basic Science Seminar Series
Thursday, October 30th, 2014, at 12 noon, in the RWJMS – Room V10.
Dr. Theresa Li-Yun Chang, Associate Professor, Public Health Research Institute Center, NJMS - Rutgers, will be presenting. The title for seminar: Innate immunity in HIV transmission and pathogenesis.

Recent Publications:

Niclosamide ethanolamine-induced mild mitochondrial uncoupling improves diabetic symptoms in mice. 
Tao H, Zhang Y, Zeng X, Shulman GI, Jin S.  Nat Med. 2014 Oct 5. doi: 10.1038/nm.3699. [Epub ahead of print]

Please see also article which was published in Rutgers Today:


Degradation of Specific Nuclear Proteins Occurs in the Cytoplasm in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Chen L, Madura K. Genetics. 2014 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Please see link below, describing Dr. Madura’s recent publication:


Germline Quality Control: eEF2K Stands Guard to Eliminate Defective Oocytes.
Chu HP, Liao Y, Novak JS, Hu Z, Merkin JJ, Shymkiv Y, Braeckman BP, Dorovkov MV, Nguyen A, Clifford PM, Nagele RG, Harrison DE, Ellis RE, Ryazanov AG. Dev Cell. 2014 Mar 10;28(5):561-72. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.01.027. Epub 2014 Feb 27.


Recent Research Grants and Awards:

Kiran Madura, PhD, professor of pharmacology, a four-year, $1,203,916 grant from the NIH
(1R01GM104968-01) for “A Role for Protein Degradation in Nucleotide Excision-Repair.”

Monica J. Roth, PhD, professor of pharmacology, a four-year, $1,172,331 grant from the NIH
(1R01GM108487-01) for “MuLV p12 Function in Tethering and Integration.”