Milbrandt Lab graduate student defends thesis on enzymatic function of TIR domain

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Blog |

Kow Essuman, a graduate student in the Milbrandt Lab, recently defended his thesis recently at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Kow’s talk, “The Enzymatic Function of the TIR domain: From Axon Degeneration to Innate Immunity,” took place on April 26 at 1:30 PM at Connor Auditorium and was followed by a reception in the Department of Genetics. Congratulations,...

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Kow Essuman wins 2019 O’Leary Prize

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in Blog |

Kow Essuman, a graduate student in the Milbrandt Lab, is one of two winners of the 2019 O’Leary Prize. Yesterday Kow gave a short presentation of his research at the O’Leary Prize Competition on the Medical Campus, which was enough to convince the judges that he should win the prize. Anish Mitra, and MD/PhD candidate in the Raichle Lab, is the other winner of the competition. Read about the two winners and finalists on the O’Leary...

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Kow Essuman named a Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Science Fellow

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in Blog |

Kow Essuman, a graduate student in Dr. Jeff Milbrandt’s lab in The Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine, was recently named a Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Science Fellow. The Olin award recognizes outstanding achievement in biomedical research and is given annually to less than five percent of graduating DBBS and MSTP students. Candidates are nominated by their mentors, and screened by their PhD...

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