Brown-MBL PhD candidate Cassandra Bilogan, of the Bell Center for Regenerative Biology at MBL and the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown, successfully defended her thesis, “Analysis of endoderm patterning and pancreatic organogenesis in Xenopus laevis,” at 2:00 pm, Monday, August 5th, receiving an unconditional pass. Please join us in congratulating […]
Dr. Jennifer Morgan, Associate Director of the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering, recently received a grant from the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund to support her project, “Defining the molecular recipe for successful regeneration after spinal cord injury.” Presently, ~300,000 Americans live with spinal cord injury (SCI) and ~12,000 new injuries occur […]
Joel Smith, Assistant Scientist in the Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering, is a member of the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) Board of Directors and was recently elected as the Junior Faculty Representative for the 2013-2014 term. Joel will represent the perspective of early-stage faculty and will be running the Student and Postdoc […]
Congratulations to Mark Messerli and David Graham of the Bell Center, co-authors on a paper published in PNAS today.
The Brown University Appointments Committee recently approved Dr. Jonathan Gitlin’s appointment as Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry. He joins Marko Horb and Joel Smith as Bell Center faculty in Brown’s MCB, which is the largest on-campus department in the Division of Biology and Medicine. To learn more about the […]
The faculty and staff of the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering welcome Dr. Steven Zottoli, Howard B. Schow ’50 Professor of Biology at Williams College, as Adjunct Senior Scientist. Dr. Zottoli’s main research question is: after complete damage to their spinal cords, mammalian vertebrates do not regain function below the wound site. […]
We are very pleased that Jonathan Gitlin has generously agreed to serve as Director of the Bell Center. Jonathan has a long and distinguished career in academic medicine, and is widely known for his mentoring of faculty members. He will be joining the Bell Center as a senior research scientist while maintaining a joint appointment […]
Discovery will accelerate research on Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injury Printable version (pdf) MBL, WOODS HOLE, Mass.— Scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have identified several genes linked to human neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injury, in the sea lamprey, a vertebrate fish whose whole-genome sequence […]