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BCMB Well Represented at Recent Gordon Research Conference

The BCMB department made a strong impression at the recent Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton Gordon Research Conference held in Anover, New Hampshire. Brian Hercyk from Maitreyi Das’s lab gave a well-received short talk about his recently submitted dissertation work on cell division and cell polarization in fission yeast. The other two graduate students from the Das lab, Julie Rich and Udo Onwubiko, presented posters that attracted significant interest and were lauded for the quality their work and creativity of their approaches. In addition, Andreas Nebenführ was one of the invited speakers presenting a talk about his progress in understanding the mechanisms behind rapid organelle movements in plant cells.

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