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BES students present research at NCUR

Dr. Amorette Barber and Dr. Wade Znosko travelled with four students to present at the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.  Dr. Barber’s students (Adam Lynch and William Hawk) presented their research titled “Chimeric PD1 Expressing T cells for Anti-Tumor Therapy” and Dr. Znosko’s students (Alexa Tepley and Melanie Books) presented their research titled “Expanding the Indicator […]

Barber Receives Mary Louise Andrews Cancer Research Award

Dr. Amorette Barber received the Virginia Academy of Science’s Mary Louise Andrews Award for Cancer Research, which supports basic research in any area of cancer research. Dr. Barber and two of her Longwood research students received this award for their project titled “T cell Costimulation Enhances Anti-tumor Immunity by Altering Cytokine and Chemokine Secretion”. By […]

Dr. Amorette Barber Receives Genomics Grant

Dr. Amorette Barber was awarded a GCAT (Genome Consortium for Active Teaching) Synthetic Biology grant to purchase genomics analysis software for Longwood’s Genomics Computer Core and multiple research computers in Chichester Science Center (software is valued at $9,100). This software will be used to help students design synthetic biology, genomics and next-generation sequencing projects and […]