Marisa Bartolomei shared her thoughts with the Smithsonian.com on a new advancement in mouse breeding. The headline of the article states, “Scientists Break the Rules of Reproduction by Breeding Mice From Single-Sex Parents” https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientists-break-rules-reproduction-breeding-mice-single-sex-parents-180970517/
Marisa Bartolomei, PhD, has been appointed the Perelman Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology. Marisa obtained her PhD degree from John Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Princeton University, where she discovered the first imprinted gene. She joined the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Penn in 1993, and has a secondary appointment in the Department of Genetics. Marisa holds or has held multiple leadership positions at Penn, including Co-Director of the Epigenetics Program […]
Congratulations to Celeste Simon, one of four faculty members from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania that have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine(NAM), one of the nation’s highest honors in biomedicine. https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2018/october/four-penn-faculty-members-elected-to-national-academy-of-medicine
Xie H, Tang CH, Song JH, Mancuso A, Del Valle JR, Cao J, Xiang Y, Dang CV, Lan R, Sanchez DJ, Keith B, Hu CC, Simon MC. J Clin Invest. 2018 Apr 2;128(4):1300-1316. doi: 10.1172/JCI95864. Epub 2018 Feb 26. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29381485
Litvinov RI, Kononova O, Zhmurov A, Marx KA, Barsegov V, Thirumalai D, Weisel JW. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Aug 21;115(34):8575-8580. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1802576115. Epub 2018 Aug 7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30087181
Dr. Patrick Seale was recently featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for his groundbreaking work on the relationship between brown fat and white fat and their relationship to obesity. Read the full article here.