Student News - 2018

June Erika Orner received a Medical Mycology Society of the Americas Travel Award to attend the 2018 American Society for Microbiology Microbe meeting, June 7-11, Atlanta, GA.

March The discovery of a novel gene involved in Cryptococcus neoformans pathogenesis, and potential drug target, by Genetics graduate student Mansa Munshi was the subject of an article published in Long Island Newsday on March 11. Mansa, a student in the MGM laboratory of Dr. Maurizio Del Poeta, will defend her dissertation on April 12.

February Arielle Bryan is the recipient of a travel award to attend the Gordon Research Conference in Glycolipid and Sphingolipid Biology, February 11-16, Galveston, TX.