Biochemist Dr. Anita Corbett to Present Seminar for Rhodes Community


Publication Date: 9/25/2008

On September 29, the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program will host a seminar by Dr. Anita Corbett of Emory University about her groundbreaking work on the regulation of protein movement through the nuclear pore complex. This work includes studying processes related to human diseases such as cancer and muscular dystrophy.

The Rhodes community is invited to meet Corbett at a reception in the Frazier Jelke Biology Library beginning at 4 p.m. The seminar begins at 4:15 p.m. in Frazier Jelke B.

Corbett is an associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Emory. She holds degrees from Colgate University and Vanderbilt University. Her postdoctoral work at Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School examined nuclear protein import mechanisms. 

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Miller at (901) 843-3556.