Personal Story - Zhongchi Liu (Professor)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 26. August 2022
Zhongchi Liu, Professor of Plant Biology.

Personal Story - Dirk Joldersma (PhD Student, Liu Lab)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 26. August 2022
Dirk Joldersma is a Ph.D. Candidate in Dr. Zhongchi Liu's lab.

Personal Story - Aurelie Niyongabo (MOCB/BISI Graduate Student, DEI Commitee)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 26. August 2022
Aurelie Niyongabo is a MOCB/BISI graduate student in the Ofek lab.

Personal Story - Edgar Moctezuma (Senior Lecturer, DEI Committee Member)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 17. August 2022
Edgar Moctezuma is a Senior Lecturer who began teaching at the University of Maryland in 2003.

Faculty Spotlight: Caren Chang Named 2022-23 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
Faculty Spotlight · 15. August 2022
The award honors faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research.

Inventions of the Year: UMD Researchers Develop FANA Aptamers to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Faculty Spotlight · 31. May 2022
Professor Jeffrey DeStefano and postdoctoral associate Irani Alves Ferreira-Bravo—both from UMD’s Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, were inspired to use their lab’s knowledge of aptamers to expand and improve upon existing therapeutics for COVID-19. Their developments in fluoro-arabino nucleic acid (FANA) aptamers could help prevent initial infection with SARS-CoV-2.

CBMG Spotlight: Annual Award Ceremony - Spring 2022
CBMG Spotlight · 17. May 2022
The Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics (CBMG) celebrated its annual Undergraduate and Graduate awards on May 11, 2022. Congratulations to all the CBMG recipients!

CBMG Spotlight: College Announces 2022 Employee Award Recipients
CBMG Spotlight · 16. May 2022
The University of Maryland's College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) celebrated its 2022 employee award recipients on April 22, 2022 at its Academic Awards Festival. Congratulations to all the CBMG recipients!

Personal Story - Heven Sze (Professor Emerita)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 16. May 2022
Heven Sze is a Professor Emerita who started with the department in 1982. During her academic journey, she has faced many challenges, like being viewed as a “faculty wife” and trying to find a healthy balance in her personal and professional life. Read about the hurdles she has faced and overcome in the 2005 article published in the American Society of Plant Biologists Newsletter.

Personal Story - Fuxi Wang (Graduate Student, Liu Lab)
CBMG DEI Newsletter · 13. May 2022
Graduate student Fuxi Wang, a winner of the newly-instituted CBMG DEI award, has made important contributions to our department, including creating a welcoming, inclusive, fair, and open environment. Fuxi has always displayed sensitivity towards people of different backgrounds and can be counted on to speak up on issues relating to fair treatment in classes, the lab, the department, and on campus. Here is her short video introducing the 2022 Winter Olympics mascot from her hometown.

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