News and Events

March 2022

  • Congratulations to Abby Green for her new story on the mutagenic effects of endogenous deaminases!
  • Congratulations to our newest CGI member Priyanka Verma for receiving the 2022 Rivkin Pilot Study Award! Many more to come!

October 2021

  • Congratulations to the Mosammaparast lab for the recent paper in collaboration with the Reynoird, Vindigni, He, and Tainer labs on the mechanism of RNA methylation!
  • Congratulations to Abby Green for her recent paper in collaboration with the Weitzman lab and the Garcia lab on the APOBEC3A deaminase in Embo Rep!
    • Green AM, DeWeerd RA, O’Leary DR, Hansen AR, Hayer KE, Kulej K, Dineen AS, Szeto JH, Garcia BA, Weitzman MD.. Interaction with the CCT chaperonin complex limits APOBEC3A cytidine deaminase cytotoxicity EMBO Rep (2021): e52145. doi:10.15252/embr.202052145. PMID:34347354.

July 2021

  • Congratulations to David O’Leary and Silvia Pegoraro for winning our competition for the best images for the CGI website!
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David O’Leary (third from left) and Silvia Pegoraro, PhD (fourth from left)
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David O’Leary (second from left) and Silvia Pegoraro, PhD (third from left)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2021

  • Welcome to Dr. Priyanka Verma as a new member of the Center for Genome Integrity! Priyanka has been recruited from the Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Pennsylvania  and will focus on critical vulnerabilities of cancer cells and their response to genotoxic stresses.  She will start in August, 2021 and she will be the first Siteman Cancer Center Pedal the Cause Investigator!

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