Amherst Biology Professor Goutte Receives National Science Foundation Grant

January 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-- The National Science Foundation has awarded Amherst College with a grant of $140,001 to support of the work of Caroline E. Goutte, an assistant professor of biology. Her project is called “ RUI: The Role of APH-1 and APH-2 in Notch-Mediated Cell Interactions in C. Elegans.”

Biologist Poccia Will Study in Portugal as Fulbright Scholar

March 16, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Dominic L. Poccia, professor of biology at Amherst College has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for 3 months starting in September, 2001. He will travel to the Gulbenkian Scientific Institute in Oeiras, just outside Lisbon, to study the regulation of nuclear membrane fusion by a membrane vesicle fraction enriched in phosphatidylinositol.

Lazerowitz Lecturer at Amherst College Offers New Views of Molecules

March 3, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.— David F. Padowitz, assistant professor of biology chemistry at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture on Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni House of Amherst College, on "Molecules in Image and Imagination." The lecture and a reception following are free and the public is invited.