Capaldi lab found that TORC1's prion like domains lock cells in dormancy

Jan 8, 2016

In humans, yeast and other eukaryotes, a group of proteins called the Target of Rapamycin Complex I (TORC1) promote cell growth and increase metabolic activity when nutrients are plentiful. Previous...

Professor Serio Voiced Her Opinion in the Congress Blog about Scientific Discovery and Budgetary Issues

Dec 17, 2015

Tricia Serio, chair of the MCB Department and Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project, wrote an article in the Congress Blog at The Hill for lawmakers and policy professionals to express her...

Carol Bender named AAAS Fellow

Nov 24, 2015

Congratulations to MCB faculty member and University Distinguished Outreach Professor Carol Bender for being elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a...

Professor Serio Selected as Tucson Public Voices Fellow

Oct 26, 2015

MCB professor and Department Head Tricia Serio was selected as one of the 20 new Tucson Public Voices Fellows that include academic and community leaders from throughout Tucson. The year-long unique...