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Monday, May 13, 2019

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‘You have to have a plan’

In this year’s final installment of Class Acts, we focus on community. Ryan A. Wilson was drawn to construction sites while growing up in Kinloch and Ferguson, Mo. Now the Sam Fox School master’s candidate is exploring architecture’s capacity for rebuilding community.

Chikungunya snapshot could lead to arthritis treatments

School of Medicine researchers have snapped high-resolution pictures of the chikungunya virus latched onto a protein found on the surface of cells in the joints. The findings could accelerate efforts to find new ways to prevent or treat viral arthritis.

Parking offers updates on permits, construction

University parking officials remind the campus community about parking permits for the 2019-20 academic year and give updates on the garage nearing completion at the east end of campus and what to expect with Commencement activities this week.

Avidan named head of anesthesiology

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, has been named head of the Department of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine. In that position, he also will become anesthesiologist-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Avidan will begin his new role July 1.

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Monday, May 13 – Friday, May 17

Commencement recognition ceremonies, receptions held

8:30 a.m. Friday, May 17

Universitywide Commencement ceremony

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The View From Here

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Iris Marie Chin, a senior majoring in biology in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2019 Ralph S. Quatrano Prize. The prize is awarded to the thesis showing greatest evidence of creativity in design, research methodology or broader scientific implications.

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Research Wire

Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, is the co-recipient of a $2.4 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for research titled “Microbiota-dependent regulation of primitive hematopoiesis.”

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