KARIN NYHUS, formerly a graduate student in Himadri Pakrasi's lab at Washington University, St. Louis, is now at Veteran's Administration Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, investigating the possibility of using Anabaena in organ transplants... no, just a fantasy. Unfortunately she's left our field, having turned her attentions to pathogenic yeast.
Dept. of Research Services, Hunter Holmes McGuire Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Box 151, Richmond VA
ALEXEY VEPRITSKIY is continuing his slow journey from the middle of the U.S. to its eastern seaboard, having moved from Peter Wolk's lab at Michigan State University to the lab of Tanya Kuritz in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and now to New York, to work with Sandy Nierzwicki-Bauer.
Department of Biology, Science Center Building, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY 12180-3590 U.S.A. TEL: 1-518-276-8440; FAX: 1-518-276-2344; E-MAIL: VepriA@Rpi.Edu
WOLFGANG HESS has moved from Roscoff to Humboldt University-Berlin
Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute of Biology/Genetics, Chaussestr. 117, D-10115 Berlin GERMANY. TEL: 49-30-2093-8144/ -8145/ -8146; FAX 49-30-2093-8141; E-MAIL: Wolfgang=Hess@Rz.HU-Berlin.De or Wolf.Hess@Snafu.Berlin.De
CONRAD MULLINEAUX is now at University College London, where he hopes to stay for the foreseeable future.
Dept. of Biology, University College London, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK. TEL: 44-171-387-7050 x2326; FAX 44-171-380-7096; E-MAIL: C.Mullineaux@UCL.Ac.Uk
SVEN JANSON has left Birgitta Bergman's lab in Stockholm for a post-doc with Jeff Elhai at University of Richmond, studying nitrogen fixation in the marine cyanobacterium Microcoleus sp.
Department of Biology, University of Richmond, Richmond VA 23173 U.S.A. TEL: 1-804-289-8412; FAX 1-804-289-8233; E-MAIL: Sjanson@Richmond.Edu
ANDREY MATVEYEV has also left Birgitta's lab for Stockholm West. He is working with Jeff Elhai on the association of a Nostoc with wheat.
Department of Biology, University of Richmond, Richmond VA 23173 U.S.A. TEL: 1-804-289-8412; FAX 1-804-289-8233; E-MAIL: AMatveye@URVax.URich.Edu
MARK SCHNEEGURT has traded a post-doc position at Purdue University for one a hundred miles north at Notre Dame, doing research in environmental microbiology.
Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556 U.S.A. E-MAIL: Mark.A.Schneegurt.1@ND.Edu
SHI LIANG has also switched post-doc positions, moving from Wayne Carmichael's lab at Wright State University to work with Peter Kennelly at Virginia Polytechnic. He will be studying protein phosphorylation in prokaryotes, including cyanobacteria.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Dept. of Biochemistry and Anaerobic Microbiology, Blacksburg VA 24061 U.S.A. E-MAIL: LiangShi@Vt.Edu
ANNICK WILMOTTE has returned to the academic life, leaving the Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO) for the University of LiÉge. She remains committed to the study of cyanobacterial taxonomy and evolution.
Lab of Algology, Mycology, and Experimental Systematics, Dept of Botany B22, University of LiÉge, B-4000 LiÉge, BELGIUM. TEL: 32-4- 366-38-56; FAX 32-4-366-28-53; E-MAIL:AWilmotte@ULg.Ac.Be
TINEKE BURGER-WIERSMA has reversed Annick's path, leaving academia and the University of Amsterdam to work in a small consulting firm that specializes in the ecology and toxicology of surface waters.
AquaSense, P.O. Box 95125, 1090 HC Amsterdam, The NETHERLANDS. TEL: 020-5922244, FAX 020-5922249; E-MAIL: TBurger@Aquasense.Com
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