Celebrating Jiyoung’s New Job at the George Washington University

Congratulations to Dr. Jiyoung Lee for accepting her new job offer at the GWU! Starting this September, Jiyoung will join the George Washington University as an assistant professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. On behalf of the lab, Dr. Rosner presented a special mug to Jiyoung as a celebratory gift. Andrea brought quiche, lemon curd parfait and cupcakes all made by herself. They are absolutely amazing!

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Payal Published a New Paper!

Payal’s paper “Metabolically activated adipose tissue macrophages link obesity to triple-negative breast cancer” was just published in Journal of Experimental Medicine! The paper is a great showcase of her thesis project.

A PhD is Born!

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Ali for becoming a doctor! His thesis defense, titled “Discovery of anti-metastatic therapies guided by the physiological suppressor Raf Kinase Inhibitory Protein”, was attended by professors, friends, and family. Ali’s thesis defense went through smoothly this morning, with several jokes, funny stories, and a very moving acknowledgement. The thesis committee members all voted Yay after the presentation, so now we have Dr. Yesilkanal! Continue reading “A PhD is Born!”

Our Seniors at the Rowley Honors Symposium

As members of the Biology Honors program, Ariane, Ethan, and Jielin attended the Fourth Annual Janet and Donald Rowley Honors Symposium yesterday to present their thesis research conducted at our lab. The event included talks from current honors students and distinguished College alumni who have gone to become leaders in their field of interest, followed by a poster session and reception. We are so proud that our undergrads have made significant contributions to cancer research at the Rosner Lab! Continue reading “Our Seniors at the Rowley Honors Symposium”