CBMG Spotlight

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!

CBMG Welcome Back to School Event
CBMG Spotlight · 01. September 2021
CBMG would like to thank everyone that attended and made the Welcome Back event a great success!

Congrats to Douglas Downing!
CBMG Spotlight · 04. August 2021
Congratulations Doug Downing for being the recipient of a prestigious 2021 President’s Distinguished Service Award!

CBMG's Volker Briken and Shivangi Rastogi Discover a Surprising New Way that Tuberculosis Suppresses Immunity
CBMG Spotlight · 30. July 2021
Researchers from the University of Maryland found a gene that helps tuberculosis turn off an important immune signaling system in infected human cells.

CBMG Spotlight: Dr. Todd Cooke appointed as Emeritus Professor
CBMG Spotlight · 25. June 2021
Dr. Cooke Honored with 2020 Kirwan Undergraduate Education Award. He founded and then directed the Integrated Life Sciences (ILS) program in the Honors College since 2011. With Cooke as the program’s inaugural director, ILS built an extraordinary track record of achievement, one student at a time.

Kevin McIver Named Interim Chair of UMD’s Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
CBMG Spotlight · 01. March 2021
Professor Kevin McIver will begin an appointment as interim chair of the University of Maryland’s Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics (CBMG) on March 2, 2021.

Congrats to Dr. Najib El-Sayed!
CBMG Spotlight · 19. August 2020
Dr Najib El-Sayed has been named the director of UMD's Integrated Life Science program. ILS is a living-learning program focused on biological sciences and offers an accelerated curriculum for talented STEM students. Dr. El-Sayed succeeds Dr. Todd Cooke who founded this extremely successful program. We are all very proud of the legacy that Dr. Cooke has left us, and we are sure that Najib will take it even further.

Congrats to Dr. Todd Cooke!
CBMG Spotlight · 13. August 2020
Dr. Cooke Honored with 2020 Kirwan Undergraduate Education Award. He founded and then directed the Integrated Life Sciences (ILS) program in the Honors College since 2011. With Cooke as the program’s inaugural director, ILS built an extraordinary track record of achievement, one student at a time.