Where there is smoke...
Early in the evening of January 13, a smoky fire on the third floor of the Pathology Facility was noted by quick-thinking MIP staff members. The source of the fire appears to have been the melting of a plastic tray that was mistakenly placed inside a drying oven in room 303. More > >
Fire Damage Photos
The large parking lot on the east side of the railroad tracks between Lake and Pitkin, Lot 575, no longer has 'A' parking spaces. The lot has been redesignated to all 'Z' parking spaces. The 'A' spaces have been relocated closer to Pitkin street behind the old Forest Service building.
Glade Weiser has returned to the Clinical Pathology Lab for a temporary appointment while Duane Lassen is out on sick leave. Glade was professor in the Pathology Department from 1982 to 1989, and served as Department Chair from 1989 to 1996. In 1996 Glade left CSU for Heska Corporation where he has since served as Vice President. We are happy to have him back in the department. Glade is an avid mountain biker--as shown in this photo taken at the end of the 2004 Leadville Trail 100 Race.
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy defended her Master's thesis on Friday, Dec. 17, 2004. The title of her thesis was "Identification of a novel AU-rich element-specific RNA-binding domain in an exosome subunit". Now if we could only fit her name on the binding of the thesis...
#1 with Staying Alive!
We're not talkin 'bout John Travolta and the 1970's disco hit movie, but ACID FAST--the MIP Department's Staying Alive exercise team! ACID FAST received the award for "Department with the most participants". The award included snazzy certificates and a complementary bagel breakfast. Eight members of the ACID FAST team were in the TOP 50 participants with most minutes. A Big Thank You to our program coordinator, Andy Reid, for keeping the team moving!
The Spring Staying Alive program that will begin February 13, you can register by going to;
The A201 Microbiology Teaching Lab Remodel is Complete! (almost)
The remodel includes new floor, benches, sinks, and ceiling tiles to name a few. Not only does the lab have a brighter new look, but it is also more modern with computer ports installed at every work station,an automatic projection screen, and a projection system that will allow instructors to connect easily with there laptops.
The 3rd Floor Mycobacteria Research Lab Remodels are Complete!
Everything from the floors to the ceilings are new, including the last fume hoods to be installed in the Microbiology Building. (However, still the same ol' Dean Crick...)
Last New Fume Hood for Micro Bldg
Medical Chemistry Lab
December 2004/early January 2005
- Mawuenyega KG, Forst CV, Dobos KM, Belisle JT, Chen J, Bradbury EM, Bradbury AR, Chen X. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Functional Network Analysis by Global Subcellular Protein Profiling. Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Jan;16(1):396-404.
- Gomez-Machorro C, Bennett KE, del Lourdes Munoz M, Black WC 4th. Quantitative trait loci affecting dengue midgut infection barriers in an advanced intercross line of Aedes aegypti. Insect Mol Biol. 2004 Dec;13(6):637-48.
- Raja A, Uma Devi KR, Ramalingam B, Brennan PJ. Improved diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by detection of free and immune complex-bound anti-30kDa antibodies.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Dec;50(4):253-9.
- Raymond JB, Mahapatra S, Crick DC, Pavelka MS Jr. Identification of the namH Gene, Encoding the Hydroxylase Responsible for the N-Glycolylation of the Mycobacterial Peptidoglycan. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jan 7;280(1):326-33.
- Brault AC, Foy BD, Myles KM, Kelly CL, Higgs S, Weaver SC, Olson KE, Miller BR, Powers AM. Infection patterns of o'nyong nyong virus in the malaria-transmitting mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 2004 Dec;13(6):625-35.
- Cruz-Arambulo R, Wrigley R, Powers B. Sonographic features of histiocytic neoplasms in the canine abdomen. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2004 Nov-Dec;45(6):554-8.
- Greenblatt RJ, Quackenbush SL, Casey RN, Rovnak J, Balazs GH, Work TM, Casey JW, Sutton CA. Genomic Variation of the Fibropapilloma-Associated Marine Turtle Herpesvirus across Seven Geographic Areas and Three Host Species. J Virol. 2005 Jan;79(2):1125-32.
- Schultheiss PC. A retrospective study of visceral and nonvisceral hemangiosarcoma and hemangiomas in domestic animals. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2004 Nov;16(6):522-6.
Wildlife Disease Researchers Memorial Fund
Dr. Beth Williams, an affiliate faculty member with MIP since 1983, and her husband Dr. Tom Thorne were killed in a
traffic accident on 29 December 2004 on Hwy 287 about two miles south of
the Wyoming line in Colorado. More > >
Donations in Beth's and Tom's memory can be made to the University of
Wyoming Foundation, marked in the bottom left hand corner: "Beth" or
"Tom", and sent to:
Department of Veterinary Sciences
c/o Mrs. Beth
1174 Snowy Range Road
Laramie, WY 82070.
The College Research Council 2005 Call for Proposals information is now
available on the following web page:
Proposal deadline is Friday, April 1, 2005.
Remember to Support the College and Participate in College Research Day!
January 29, 2005
University Offices will be closed Monday, January 17 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr day.
Happy January Birthdays!
- Torsten Eckstein, Jan 1
- Terry Spraker, Jan 2
- Karen Fleming, Jan 3
- Monica Estay, Jan 4
- Bill Black, Jan 6
- Mercedes Gonzalez-Juarrero, Jan 7
- Renee Krohne, Jan 7
- Jessica Hattle, Jan 8
- Viktoriya Azarkh, Jan 9
- Scott Snyder, Jan 10
- Susan Rogers, Jan 15
- Caryl Beaty, Jan 16
- Swati Joshi, Jan 19
- Alan Schenkel, Jan 19
- Julie Terwee, Jan 19
- Janice Gonzalez, Jan 20
- Preston Hill, Jan 20
- Natalia Smirnova, Jan 20
- Anne Avery, Jan 23
- Maria Marques, Jan 24
- Esta Saffer, Jan 24
- Sherry Colton, Jan 25
- Nancy DuTeau, Jan 27
- Benjamin Espinosa, Jan 27
- Steven Dreitz, Jan 28
- Kyoung Choi, Jan 30
- Jerome McKay, Jan 30
- Carol Blair, Jan 31
||Suresh Bhamidi, Postdoc, joined the McNeil Lab January 1.
||Eric Mossel, Postdoc, joined the Pearson Lab January 3.|
Patti Kiser graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology in 1996. Following graduation she pursued her interest in research by working in labs studying Alzheimer disease and psoriasis and later Leishmania. More > >
Mary Sanders graduated from CSU in 1997 with a degree in Natural Resources Management and a minor in Economic. She worked for the State of Colorado as a field biologist for 6 months and then moved to Aspen, CO. More > >
Quote of the Month:
"To repeat what others have said, requires education, to challenge it, requires brains "
Mary Pettibone Poole
January 8, 2005
21 people from Brennan, Crick, Chatterjee, and McNeil labs snowshoed about 4-5 miles along Michigan Ditch at Cameron Pass. Snow and strong wind couldn't stop these tough guys!
More Pictures > >
December Grant Awards
Molecular Analysis of a Highly Pathogenic FIV
PI: Edward Hoover
Dates: December 2004 - November 2008
Sponser: The Scripps Research Institute
H1-B VISA Processing Changes Details > >
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