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February 2009

Save the Date: Minority Speaker Series, March 23

Posted on February 5, 2009 5:29 AM |Permalink

The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have invited Dr. Gary Dotson, an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, to give a talk on "Characterization and Selective Inhibition of Bacterial Phosphopantothenoylcysteine Synthetase" on Monday, March 23, 2009.

For more information, please e-mail Justine Johnson at

Michael Harrington (MGF) Receives Ph.D in Biological Sciences

Posted on February 5, 2009 5:47 AM |Permalink

In January 2009, Meyerhoff Graduate Fellow Michael Harrington passed his Ph.D. defense. Michael received his bachelor's degree from Benedict College in Columbia South Carolina. Michael earned his Ph.D. under the mentorship of Dr. Rachel Brewster in the area of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Michael will begin a post doc in April 2009 in Paris, France.

Sonnet Davis (MGF) Passes Qualifying Candidacy Examination

Posted on February 5, 2009 6:02 AM |Permalink

On February 4, 2009, Sonnet Davis (MGF), a 4th year chemistry Ph.D. student passed her qualifying examination. Sonnet is currently pursuing her Ph.D. under the mentorship of Dr. Dan Fabris. Congratulations Sonnet!

Save the Date: Minority Speaker Series, February 20

Posted on February 5, 2009 10:10 AM |Permalink

On February 20, 2009, The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program in collaboration with PROMISE will host Dr. Damian Young, from the Broad Institute. Location and time of event will be announced.

Summer Biomedical Training Program Application Deadline - March 1

Posted on February 5, 2009 10:24 AM |Permalink

Applications for the 2008 Summer Biomedical Training Program (SBTP) at UMBC are currently being accepted. Please contact Justine Johnson at with questions. To apply, please visit:

Kimani Stancil Ph.D. (M1) Accepts Professorship at Howard University

Posted on February 18, 2009 10:04 AM |Permalink

Dr. Kimani Stancil (M1) '94 physics, accepted a tenure track position of assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Howard University in August 2008.

Dr. Stancil graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001 with a Ph.D. in physics and completed his post doc at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Berkeley, California in 2008.

For those of you who don't know, Dr. Stancil is also a master chess player. Read more about his journey to becoming a National Master by clicking on the following link.

Dr. Kimani Stancil: America's Newest Master?

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