News : 2014 : April

Dressed as minions based on the movie <em>Despicable Me</em>, lab directors and staff performed “Labby,” a scientific rendition of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy.”

Department of Pathology Celebrates National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

The Department of Pathology celebrated National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 20-26 in honor of its more than 300 laboratory professionals, whose contributions are pivotal in determining patient diagnoses.

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Noted marine mammal expert Gregory Bossart, V.M.D., Ph.D., will discuss the application of aquatic species as sentinels for human health on May 1.

Marine Mammal Expert to Discuss Emerging Diseases in Dolphins -- Sentinels

The Department of Pathology, in conjunction with the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), will host a special Grand Rounds by marine mammal expert and pathologist Gregory Bossart, V.M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Animal Health, Research, and Conservation and Chief Veterinary Officer at Georgia Aquarium, on Thursday, May 1, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium.

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Tongyu Cao Wikramanayake, Ph.D.

Study Reveals Complex Role of Largely Unknown Mpzl3 Gene

A multidisciplinary study led by Tongyu Cao Wikramanayake, Ph.D., research assistant professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, has pinpointed multiple roles of the little-known protein-coding gene Mpzl3 (myelin protein zero-like 3).

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