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Bonnie Bassler receives FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award

July 17, 2015

onnie Bassler has been selected for the FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award. According to the FASEB website, the award is "given in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in biological science.  Recipients are women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research."

Source - http://www.faseb.org/About-FASEB/Awards/Excellence-in-Science-Award.aspx

Bassler lab welcomes new graduate students

June 1, 2015

Two new graduate students, Justin Silpe and Robert Scheffler, have joined the Bassler lab from the Department of Molecular Biology. Welcome to the lab, Justin and Robert!

Anisa Salim Ismail receives 2013 L'Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science

August 9, 2013

Anisa Salim Ismail, a postdoctoral research fellow in molecular biology, studies the commensal (friendly) bacteria found in mammalian intestines and that are critical to human health. Ismail will study the possibility that commensals and mammalian cells "talk" to each other through a process called quorum sensing to establish this beneficial relationship.