Sweta Mishra, PhD, CSA Alumna - Seminar
The invited speaker for our CSA departmental spring 2019 seminar series on Tuesday 16 April will be Dr. Sweta Mishra. The title of her seminar is “Cross talk between lysine-modifying enzymes regulates site-specific copy number amplifications.”
Sweta, an alum of the Cellular & Structural Biology Graduate Program, was a student in the IMGP Cell & Molecular Medicine Track in Dr. LuZhe Sun’s lab. While in our program, Sweta received many awards including the first Rennels Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies given by the department, a Translational Science Training (TST) Scholar Award from the IIMS, an American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Translational Science Training Workshop Award and a Cold Spring Harbor Lab Travel Award to attend a Stem Cells Workshop in 2012. She published five papers with Dr. Sun, four as the first author.
Upon graduation in summer 2014, Sweta joined the lab of Johnathan Whetstine, PhD, Tepper Family MGH Research Scholar at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School in October 2014 as a postdoctoral fellow. Sweta, who since received an American Lung Association (ALA) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award and a MGH Tosteson Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, has been very productive and published a first author Cell paper in August of last year.
Please save the date and join us in welcoming Sweta back to the department and celebrating one of ours!