Mar 27th 2014: Stanley Leibo, 2014
Stanley Leibo, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, and esteemed scientist, educator, and pioneer in the cryopreservation of germplasm, left this world on March 25, 2014. What a brilliant scientist, talented teacher, and wonderful human being. We’ll miss him, terribly.
Mar 12th 2014: KOMP2 Program Officer Colin Fletcher sets sail in 'round the world' race
Check out Colin’s excursion as he joins the crew of the Henri Lloyd on Race 10 (Leg 6) of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departing Qingdao China on Sunday March 16 for San Francisco, more than 5800 kilometers and 23 days. Keep track of Colin and crew at www.clipperroundtheworld.com/crewpages/bio/165. Good luck Colin!
Jan 17th 2014: NIH 2014 budget gets a (partial) reprieve...
Although still inadequate, 2014 funding to the NIH is less of a disaster than anticipated, reports Science magazine.
Jan 16th 2014: Welcome Lois
The Mouse Biology Program (MBP) is happy to announce the recruitment of Ms. Lois Coady as Business Administrative Officer to lead the MBP administrative office, manage and oversee all business operations, and to serve as our liaison to the Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM). Lois will become a member of the MBP Senior Leadership Group (SLG). Lois, who has an MBA with an emphasis in human resource management, comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in office management, customer service and facilities experience.
Jan 14th 2014: Next-gen clinical genomics
New York Times: In an innovative new partnership with a regional healthcare provider, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a collaborator in the KOMP program, has launched an effort to identify new druggable targets linked to human diseases.