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Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
As the new Chair of the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at GSBS, Dr. Barry Waterhouse brings his expertise and a vision to expand neuroscience research and research training on campus and in the South Jersey region. Joining him is an enthusiastic and soon-to-be expanding team of neuroscientists who will help drive this vision forward. “Our exciting phase of growth includes hiring additional research faculty in neuroscience and in behavioral neurobiology. Graduate students remain key to the success of this enterprise as we foster the development of neuroscience research and training within the department while expanding the scope of neuroscience to other departments across the university. With our department as its focal point, Rowan is aiming to become a regional leader in neuroscience research, education, and clinical care.”
In the News!
June 8, 2016
A research team, led by Dr. Robert Nagele from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Durin Technologies, Inc., has announced the development of a blood test that leverages the body’s immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
Several of our GSBS students have contributed this research including Cassandra DeMarshall, Abhirup Sarkar, Nimish Acharya (GSBS graduate), George Godsey, and Eric Goldwaser.
Full article found here.
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Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Master of Biomedical Sciences
Jamila Holston was awarded the Rowan University Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Master of Biomedical Sciences and was presented with her certificate at the Rowan University Awards Dinner on May 11, 2017.
Outstanding Achievement in Doctoral Research
Karen Agaronyan was awarded the Rowan University Award for Outstanding Achievement in Doctoral Research and was presented with his certificate at the Rowan University Awards Dinner on May 11, 2017.
Outstanding Academic Achievement in Master of Science
Jessie Cunningham was awarded the Rowan University Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Master of Science and was presented with her certificate at the Rowan University Awards Dinner on May 11, 2017.
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1st Place: Julia Jones, "Insight into Translational Activation of COX2 by Pet111p"
2nd Place: Vincent Manna "The Roles of Notch and Ikaros in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia."
3rd Place: Brandon Trainor "COMPASS: Pointing the Way for Yeast Cell Fates"