Wonderful news! Dr. Daphne Bell, Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH will speak at this year's WEMGS luncheon, Saturday, September 21st! We have an excellent lunch menu in store (see below)!! You don't want to miss out this year. Please register as soon as possible!
The WEMGS luncheon and UT Health San Antonio researcher, Dr. Susan Mooberry talk "Maintaining work-life balance in a scientific career." will be Monday, September 24, 12:00-1:30. We have an exceptional menu for the luncheon! Our menu just gets better and better every year!!!!
In their August 2017 Editor's Choice article, "Applying the erythrocyte Pig-a assay concept to rat epididymal sperm for germ cell mutagenicity evaluation," Zhiying Ji and Matthew LeBaron describe the potential of the sperm Pig-a assay for detecting germ cell mutagens using two case study chemicals.
In the April 2017 issue of Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, Yan Sha and coworkers at the Oregon Health & Science University and Vanderbilt University examined the impact of local sequence context and anomeric conformation (α or β) on Fapy-dG adduct-induced mutagenesis.
The March 2017 Editor's Choice article, "Tumor-Associated APE1 Variant Exhibits Reduced Complementation Efficiency, But Does Not Promote Cancer Cell Phenotypes" exemplifies the importance of the base excision repair protein APE1 in the preservation of cellular homeostasis and genomic integrity.