Archive for 2020

New Research Challenges Tau Protein Dogma

February 14, 2020
Former JCC Fellow Kassandra Ori-McKenney discovers tau’s novel roles in healthy cells

UC Davis Assistant Professor and former JCC Fellow, Kassandra Ori-McKenney, and her colleague, Richard McKenney, examine a protein gel. One hallmark of many neurodegenerative diseases is a buildup of the protein tau within neurons. For […]

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Joseph Cotruvo, Jr, Wins Early Career Award

February 14, 2020
Former JCC Fellow was a postdoctoral fellow in Chris Chang's UC Berkeley lab

Caption: Photo of Joey Cotruvo by Carley Lavelle, PSU. Joseph (Joey) Cotruvo, Jr, chemistry professor at Pennsylvania State University and former JCC Fellow, was recently awarded a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National […]

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Board of Scientific Advisors Welcomes Two New Members

February 14, 2020
Duojia Pan and William Bement join the BSA, and Eric Olson completes his term.

The JCC Board of Scientific Advisors is pleased to welcome two new members this year. Duojia Pan, HHMI Investigator and professor of physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and William Bement, professor […]

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