You’re invited to the 2020 John E. Majors Award Presentation/Seminar
We will be presenting this award to the following individuals:
- Sarem Hailemariam (Burgers lab, WashU Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)
- Brian Lananna (Imai lab, WashU Developmental Biology)
- Mary Elizabeth Mathyer (Strong lab, WashU Dermatology)
Reception to follow
The John E. Majors award was created in 2019 to recognize an outstanding senior-level PhD student for their outstanding research and teaching accomplishments.
Dr. John Majors was a professor in the Department from 1983 until his passing in 2018. He was known for key contributions to the field of molecular biology, involving the expression of genes in yeast and viruses. Dr. Majors was deeply committed to mentorship and training, putting students at the center of his career. He served on the doctoral thesis committees of more than 140 graduate students in the university’s Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences (DBBS), and he was personally and passionately interested in their scientific projects and success.
Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
For inquiries contact Melissa Torres.