CBMG Spotlight

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 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.