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Rylan Larsen and Michael Wallace accepted to Marine Biological Laboratory summer courses

Rylan Larsen and Michael Wallace accepted to Marine Biological Laboratory summer courses

Philpot lab graduate students Rylan Larsen and Michael Wallace will attend Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) courses this summer in Woods Hole, Maine, and each has received a scholarship from the MBL.

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Graduate student Caitlin Collins awarded Fellner Fellowship

Graduate student Caitlin Collins awarded Fellner Fellowship

May 2012 - Caitlin Collins will receive the Dr. Susan Fellner Physiology Graduate Student Research Fellowship (Fellner Fellowship) for 2012-2013.

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Graduate student Maggie McCormick awarded UNC Graduate School fellowship

Graduate student Maggie McCormick awarded UNC Graduate School fellowship

April 2012 - Maggie McCormick will receive a Dissertation Completion Fellowship and join the Royster Society of Fellows.

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Lola Reid to receive Innovator of the Year Award from the Office of Technology Development

Lola Reid to receive Innovator of the Year Award from the Office of Technology Development

April 2012 - Lola Reid will be the second recipient of the Office of Technology Development's "Innovator of the Year Award" for her contributions to innovation at UNC.

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Shea and Meeker honored for teaching excellence

Shea and Meeker honored for teaching excellence

April 2012 - Virginia Shea receives Friday Center Excellence in Teaching Award and Marianne Meeker receives honorable mention.

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Graduate students Bortvedt and McCormick receive 2012 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards

Graduate students Bortvedt and McCormick receive 2012 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards

April 2012 - The Impact Award recognizes and encourages graduate students whose research benefits North Carolina communities. Impact Awards are privately funded through generous contributions from the members of the Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) of the Graduate School of UNC Chapel Hill.

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Spencer Smith recieves Career Development Award from Human Frontier Science Program

Spencer Smith recieves Career Development Award from Human Frontier Science Program

March 2012 - Assistant professor of cell and molecular physiology Spencer Smith receives a Career Development Award from the Human Frontier Science Program, an international organization funded by the governments of the G7 nations.

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Potential treatment strategy for Angelman syndrome identified by Philpot, Zylka and Roth

Potential treatment strategy for Angelman syndrome identified by Philpot, Zylka and Roth

December 2011 - Collaborators Ben Philpot, Mark Zylka and Bryan Roth identify compounds that cause the dormant Ube3a gene to be expressed.

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Zylka lab graduate student Nathaniel Sowa receives national dissertation award

Zylka lab graduate student Nathaniel Sowa receives national dissertation award

December 2011 - Nate Sowa, an MD/PhD student who conducted his dissertation research in the lab of Mark Zylka, receives the 2011 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

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 Manzoor Bhat interviewed in National Multiple Sclerosis Society winter research news

Manzoor Bhat interviewed in National Multiple Sclerosis Society winter research news

December 2011 - Manzoor Bhat, PhD, discusses his research and recent grant in an interview with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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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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