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Past Events!

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7/2017
Kenneth Perez-Marrero
and Christopher Johnson presented posters describing their research at Towson University’s 14th Annual Student Research & Creative Inquiry Forum.

Congratulations to Danielle Lein for being accepted to a summer internship at Canon US Life Sciences!

Congratulations to Danielle Lein for being accepted to the Biomedical Masters Program at the University of Pittsburg!

Congratulations to John Kelly for being awarded the Carl Henrikson Memorial Award for Academic Achievement from the Department of Biological Sciences!

7/2016
Congratulations to John Kelly for being awarded the Lois O’Dell Scholarship for Outstanding Transfer Student from the Department of Biological Sciences!

6/2016
Congratulations to all of our lab graduates: Charles Allen, Andrea Bempong, Ulrich Kemajou, Ricardo-Jose Melendez, Avery Taylor, and Alexander Wilson!

5/2016
Charles Allen, Andrea Bempong, Brittany Burke, John Kelly, Ulrich Kemajou, C. Danielle Lein, Ricardo-Jose Melendez, Avery Taylor,
 and Alexander Wilson presented posters describing their research at the 2016 Towson University Undergraduate & Graduate Student Research and Performance Expo.

4/2016
Congratulations to John Kelly for winning the Award for Best Poster Presentation at the American Society for Microbiology DC Branch Spring Meeting at George Mason University!

Congratulations to John Kelly for being awarded the Compton N. Crook Award for Outstanding Junior Biology Major!

3/2016
Congratulations to Brittany Burke, Ulrich Kemajou, Ricardo-Jose Melendez and Alexander Wilson for receiving a Towson University Undergraduate Research Grant!

Dr. Hemm was awarded a 2016 University of Maryland Regents’ Award  for Excellence in Mentoring.  Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Molecular Biology Laboratory class Small Protein Identification Project and conducted research in the Hemm lab!  It would not have been possible without all of your hard work!

2/2016
Welcome to all the new students that have joined the lab this semester:  Brittany Burke, Ulrich Kemajou, Ricardo-Jose Melendez, Avery Taylor and Alexander Wilson!

1/2016
Congratulations to all of our graduates this semester:  Eve Arias, Tsion Woldemariam, Jeffrey Hilditch, Milano Tesfaye, S. Masooma Zaidi, Andrea Haupt, Kelvin Njoku, Melissa Quackenbush, John Igbinosa, and Jordan Lingo.  Thank you for all your work in the lab, and best wishes on all future endeavours!

12/2015
Charles Allen, Eve Arias, Andrea Bempong, Andrea Haupt, Jeffrey Hilditch, John Igbinosa, Markelle Jordan, John Kelly, Danielle Lein, Jordan Lingo, Kelvin Njoku, Melissa Quackenbush, Milano Tesfaye, Jacob Weiland
and S. Masooma Zaidi presented posters describing their research at the Department of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Fall Research Fair.  

Dr. Hemm was awarded the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Mentoring Award for 2015.

11/2015
Dr. Hemm
 was nominated for the University System of Maryland Regents’ Faculty Award in Mentoring.

10/2015
Congratulations to Jordan Lingo for winning Second Place for his poster titled “Characterizing the Role of YiaX in the Cell” at the Towson Honors Celebration of Scholarship and Learning!

Congratulations to Caitlin VanOrsdel for winning First Place for her group’s poster in the “Integrating Technology into the Classroom” poster contest.

Congratulations to Jacob Weiland for receiving a Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research grant, to Eve Arias and Milano Tesfaye for receiving a Towson University Undergraduate Research grant, and to Charles Allen, Andrea Bempong, Andrea Haupt, Jeffrey Hilditch, John Kelly, Danielle Lein, and Jordan Lingo for receiving grants from both Towson University and the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics!

9/2015
Welcome to all of the new students conducting research in the lab: Charles Allen, Andrea Bempong, Andrea Haupt, John Igbinosa, Markelle Johnson, Danielle Lein, Jordan Lingo, Kelvin Njoku, Melissa Quackenbush, Milano Tesfaye, Mckenzie Trabitz, and Tsion Woldemariam!

8/2015
Research Assistant Austin Gallegos has accepted a post-baccalaureate position at the National Institutes of Health.  Congratulations, Austin!

7/2015
Masters Graduate Student Jessica Hobson has begun graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She is working on her Ph.D. in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP).  Good luck, Jessica!

John Kelly, a participant in the Towson Bridges-to-Baccalaureate Program, presented his summer research project at the Bridges Poster Session.

6/2015
Dr. Hemm 
gave the plenary talk about Grants and Outreach at the 2015 MicroNET meeting at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

5/2015
Congratulations to all of our lab graduates: Oluwaseun Durojaye, Christine Evans, Brandon Sutherland and Justin Willstaedt!

Research Assistant Allyson Genson has begun an internship with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama.  Good luck, Allyson!

4/2015
Eve Aria, Oluwaseun Durojaye, Christine Evans, Jeffery Hilditch, Brandon Sutherland, Jacob Weiland, Justin Willstaedt, S. Masooma Zaidi,
 and Jessica Hobson presented posters describing their research at the 2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Student Research and Performance Expo.

Charles Allen, Stefan Bordonaro, Austin Gallegos, Jordan Lingo and Ryan McGuirk, under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Sanchez, presented a poster describing the research conducted by the Spring 2015 Molecular Biology Laboratory (BIOL410) classes at the 2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Student Research and Performance Expo.

Jessica Hobson has successfully defended her Graduate Thesis.  Congratulations, Jessica!

3/2015
Congratulations to Oluwaseun Durojaye, Christine Evans and Jacob Weiland for receiving a Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Grant!

Jessica Hobson has accepted a position in the Biological and Biomedical Science Ph.D. Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Good Luck Jessica!  We all wish you the best!

2/2015
Brandon Sutherland
presented his research and his experiences as an undergraduate researcher to the Towson University Board of Visitors.

1/2015
Welcome to all the new students that have joined the lab this semester:  Eve Arias, Dennis Clemons, Oluwaseun Durojaye, Christine Evans, Jeffery Hilditch, Jacob Weiland and S. Masooma Zaidi.  Glad to have you in the lab and good luck on your research!

12/2014
Congratulations to our lab graduates this semester: Dinma AhaiweDaniel Bennett,  and Ashton Hampton!

11/2014
Allen and Brenner et al. accepted for publication in BMC Genomics

Dr. Hemm gave a talk to the FCSM faculty to mark the end of his tenure as a Jess and Mildrid Fisher Endowed Chair

8/2014
Welcome to the following students conducting research in the lab: Dinma AhaiweAshton Hampton, and Brandon Sutherland!

7/2014
Allyson Genson 
accepted an internship at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL

5/2014
Congratulations to all of our lab graduates: Aileen DelgadilloDavid FrickerZachary GarbarinoAllyson GensonAqsa JamilKierra Jenkins, and Kelsey Shiflett

Aqsa Jamil has successfully defended her Honors Thesis. Congratulations Aqsa!

Congratulations to Allyson Genson for being awarded the Towson University’s Student Employee of the Year!

Congratulations to Aileen Delgadillo for being awarded the Towson University’s Vice President of Student Affairs Award!

4/2014
David FrickerTaylor McIlquamBrooke DewsBaboucarr CeesayKelsey ShiflettWayne (Ying) TanDaniel BennettMatthew RosecransZachary GarbarinoKierra JenkinsShawn HirschMegan KaranfilAileen Delgadillo, and Jessica Hobson presented posters at Towson University’s Graduate & Undergraduate Student Research Expo.

Aqsa Jamil gave a presentation at Towson University’s Graduate & Undergraduate Student Research Expo!

Congratulations to Shawn Hirsch for winning Best Poster Presentation for The 2014 Hemm Lab Research Expo Poster Competition!

Congratulations to Jessica Hobson for being awarded the Wildfred B. Hathaway Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Biology!

3/2014
Congratulations to Daniel BennettAileen DelgadilloDavid FrickerShawn HirschTaylor McIlquhamWayne (Ying) Tan, and Justin Willstaedt for receiving a Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Grant!

2/2014
Research Assistant Evan Brenner is heading off to the Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota.  Good Luck Evan!  We all wish you the best!

1/2014
Dr. Hemm and Dr. Wimmers won the Towson OAI Innovative Teaching award for the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics!

12/2013
The Hemm Lab and the Margulies Lab have been mentioned in the Undergraduate Research Highlights on the Council on Undergraduate Research website!

10/2013
Congratulations to Aqsa Jamil, Kelsey Shiflett, Baboucarr Cessay, Megan Karanfil, and Kenneth Harris for receiving a Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Grant!

Congratulations to Megan Karanfil, Kelsey Shiflett, and Aqsa Jamil for receiving a Towson University Undergraduate Research Grant!

9/2013
Graduate student Jessica Hobson successfully completed her Thesis Proposal. Congratulations, Jessica!

8/2013
Research Assistant Rondine Allen is heading off to the Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry Graduate Program at the University of Iowa. Good Luck Rondine! We all wish you the best!

7/2013
VanOrsdel et al. was published in the Volume 195 of the Journal of Bacteriology

6/2013
Dr. Hemm presented the lab’s research at the 2013 Gordon Research Conference on Proteins in Holderness, NH

5/2013
Caitlin VanOrsdel and Jessica Hobson presented their research at the 2013 American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting in Denver, CO

4/2013
Matthew Howard presented his research at the 2013 Colonial Academic Alliance (CAA) Undergraduate Research Conference at Neward, DE