Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello – Mon. Nov. 4th UMB Campus (@UMBNews)

Nobel Medal

Our UMB Co-PIs for PROMISE: Maryland AGEP Transformation invite graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to hear Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello, on Monday, November 4, 2013, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

  • Pre-lobby meeting for PROMISE: 9:00 AM
  • Program begins at 9:30 AM

Dr. Craig Mello is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for the discovery of RNA interference.
Register here: https://elm.umaryland.edu/ai1ec_event/lecture-by-nobel-prize-laureate-dr-craig-mello/?instance_id=
Your UMB status is “student” if you are a graduate student, and “faculty” if you are a postdoc. Your “UMB Affiliation” is Graduate School. If you are attending, please let us know so that we can look for you in the lobby at 9:00 and we can sit together.  Either send email to promisestaff@gmail.com with the subject “Mello Lecture” or you can post a comment at the bottom of this message. 

More about Dr. Mello and the Nobel Prize: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2006/mello-photo.html

More about Dr. Mello’s research: 

http://www.hhmi.org/scientists/craig-c-mello

http://profiles.umassmed.edu/profiles/ProfileDetails.aspx?From=SE&Person=1009

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Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and the Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise. The PROMISE AGEP includes alliance members: UMBC, the University of Maryland Baltimore, and the University of Maryland College Park. She is passionate about training postdocs for careers, cultivating new graduate students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, retention of all graduate students, and Ph.D. Completion. She speaks nationally on these topics, and has projects in Maryland, Pittsburgh, and Puerto Rico. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com.

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PROMISE: Maryland's Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) is a support system for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Maryland. PROMISE is one of the 22+ AGEPs in the United States. PROMISE, through AGEP, is a program of the National Science Foundation.

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