Archive for 2011

December 2011

The Garcia lab participates in the Celebrate Princeton Invention symposium (http://www.princeton.edu/research/news/princetoninvention/archive/archive/index.xml?id=6231).

November 2011

Ben Garcia is quoted in a Proteome Monitor website news feature on Top Down Proteomics. Read about it here (http://www.genomeweb.com/proteomics/kelleher-lab-ids-3000-plus-protein-species-new-high-throughput-top-down-proteomi)

October 2011

High school student Aashna Mago joins the group.

September 2011

Ben Garcia has been selected to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), and a ceremony will be held at the White House next month.  See official press release (http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/09/26/president-obama-honors-outstanding-early-career-scientists)

Congratulations to Michelle Gonzales-Cope who has passed her general exam!

Visiting graduate student Huiyan Li joins the group for the fall semester.

August 2011

Xing-Jun Cao joins the group as a Postdoctoral researcher.

July 2011

Undergraduate Lauren Cohn (Mercer Community College) joins us for summer research.

Shu Lin joins the group as a Postdoctoral researcher.

June 2011

Congratulations to Laura-Mae Britton who has passed her general exam!

Undergraduates Neeli Mishra (Caltech) and David Migl (Texas A&M), and MD/PhD rotation student Jose James join us for summer research.

The lab returns from a successful showing at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry conference in Denver, CO. We had 8 posters (Anna, Barry, Rosie, Gary, Pete, Nick, Rich and Michelle presented) and a talk by Ben.

Undergraduate Devorah Haberman (’12) joins the lab for her thesis research.

May 2011

Congratulations to undergraduates Paolo Esquivel, Ying Fan, and Micheal O’Donnell who have graduated and are off to bigger and better things!

Natarajan Bhanu joins the group as a research scientist.

Ben Garcia is quoted in a Proteome Monitor website news feature on proximity ligation assays and their potential for Top Down proteomics.  Read about it here (http://www.genomeweb.com/proteomics/expanded-proximity-ligation-assay-could-prove-valuable-biomarker-studies-top-dow)

Congratulations to Rosie Molden for being selected for a New Jersey Section American Chemical Society Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group travel award to present her poster at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in June.

April 2011

Ben Garcia gives an invited talk at the Proteomics 2011 Symposium held at the Children’s Hospital Boston, MA.

Ben Garcia gives an invited talk at the Emerging Technologies in Proteomics Symposium held at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

Ben Garcia is quoted in a Proteome Monitor website news feature on advances in Top Down proteomics.  Read about it here (http://www.genomeweb.com/proteomics/top-down-proteomics-inching-its-way-toward-mainstream)

March 2011

Ben Garcia gives an invited talk at the New Jersey American Chemical Society Mass Spectrometry Discussion group meeting, Somerset, NJ.

Sherry Liu joins the research group as our new lab manager.

Ben Garcia is elected to the Board of Directors for the US Human Proteome Organization (HUPO), and also gives a talk and co-leads a workshop on “Top Down Proteomics” at the U.S. HUPO conference in Raleigh, NC.