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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter


Faculty achievements

Richard Rosenkranz, human nutrition, was named fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Read announcement.

Ronette Gehring, clinical sciences, published her lead intoxication study in the Journal of Veterinary Science. Read news release.

Kristin Michel, biology, and Bart Bryant, postdoctoral researcher in her lab, published their immunity study in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Read announcement.

Promoted to full or associate professors were Katsura Asano and Lorena Passarelli, biology; Takashi Ito, chemistry; Max Lu, geography; Anna Zolkiewska, biochemistry & molecular biophysics; and Brian Lindshield and Richard Rosenkranz, human nutrition. Read news release.


Student achievements

Christine Spartz PhotoChristine Spartz, junior in chemistry mentored by Dr. Christer Aakeroy, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Read news release.

Wren MichaelsWren Michaels, junior in microbiology mentored by Stefan Rothenburg, received honors for her poster, “Generation of mosquito cells with enhanced antiviral activities,” at the K-INBRE Symposium. Read announcement.

Tara Marriage, research associate in biology mentored by Bradley Olson, got second place for her oral presentation, “The evolution of life cycle gene expression in the Volvocine algae: toward a molecular understanding of multi-cellular evolution,” at theĀ K-INBRE Symposium. Read announcement.

Chen Peng, doctoral student in microbiology mentored by Stefan Rothenburg, won second place in the graduate student biological sciences oral presentation competition at the K-State Research Forum. Read news release.