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Philpot and Zylka receive R01 grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grants Philpot and Zylka an R01 to study drugs that regulate expression of the protein Ube3a.

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Tzima lab grad student Dan Sweet publishes first author paper in “Blood”

Tzima lab grad student Dan Sweet publishes first author paper in “Blood”

Nov. 28, 2011 - Tzima lab publication in the journal "Blood" identifies the protein Shc as central player in the formation of new blood vessels

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Graduate student Maggie McCormick awarded NC TraCS funding

Graduate student Maggie McCormick awarded NC TraCS funding

September 2011 - Maggie McCormick funded by a pilot grant from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute

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John Rawls and postdoctoral fellow James Minchin awarded funding to study development of white adipose depots

John Rawls and postdoctoral fellow James Minchin awarded funding to study development of white adipose depots

Rawls lab postdoctoral fellow James Minchin is awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association Mid-Atlantic Affiliate entitled "In vivo cell lineage analysis and morphogenesis of white adipose tissue in zebrafish." John Rawls is awarded a 1-year R56 grant from NIH entitled "Mechanisms of adipose depot morphogenesis in zebrafish."

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Joint Zylka and Philpot lab paper is cover article in latest Trends in Neurosciences

Joint Zylka and Philpot lab paper is cover article in latest Trends in Neurosciences

The labs of Drs. Ben Philpot and Mark Zylka have collaborated on the paper “Angelman syndrome: insights into genomic imprinting and neurodevelopmental phenotypes,” which was selected as the cover article for the June 2011 issue of Trends in Neurosciences.

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Silvia Goicoechea funded by NIH to study pancreatic tumor-associated fibroblasts

Silvia Goicoechea funded by NIH to study pancreatic tumor-associated fibroblasts

July 2011 - NIH has funded Silvia Goicoechea, PhD, to study invadopodia assembly in pancreatic tumor-associated fibroblasts.

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Ubil awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Ubil awarded American Heart Association fellowship

July 2011 - American Heart Association fellowship provides two years of support for graduate student Eric Ubil's research project in the lab of Arjun Deb, MD.

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Department welcomes new BBSP student Jim Dunleavey

Department welcomes new BBSP student Jim Dunleavey

Jim Dunleavey joins the Physiology graduate program and the lab of Andrew Dudley.

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Rylan Larsen awarded 2011 Fellner Fellowship

Rylan Larsen awarded 2011 Fellner Fellowship

The Susan Fellner Fellowship is a one-year, merit-based award available to Physiology curriculum students who have passed the thesis proposal at the time of application.

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Zylka lab postdoc Ian King receives Angelman Syndrome Foundation fellowship

Zylka lab postdoc Ian King receives Angelman Syndrome Foundation fellowship

Dr. Ian King is the first recipient of the Dr. Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, a prestigious two-year fellowship award given for studies in preclinical, translational and clinical research areas that investigate all aspects of Angelman syndrome.

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New faculty member Flavio Frohlich joins department

New faculty member Flavio Frohlich joins department

Flavio Frohlich, PhD, will hold a joint appointment in Cell and Molecular Physiology. His primary appointment is in the Department of Psychiatry. He also joins the faculty of the Neuroscience Center and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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