Student News

News about graduate students and undergraduate researchers in the department

Graduate student Adam Gracz awarded an NC TrACS $2K Pilot Grant
August 2012 - Graduate student Adam Gracz awarded an NC TrACS $2K Pilot Grant.
Dunleavey and Klein awarded Integrative Vascular Biology Training Program grants
July 2012 - Graduate students Jim Dunleavey and Klara Klein have been accepted into UNC's Integrative Vascular Biology Training Program.
Sarah Wetzel awarded American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship
July 2012 - Graduate student Sarah Wetzel will receive a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to support her research in the Caron lab.
Caitlin Collins awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association
June 2012 - Graduate student Caitlin Collins will receive two years of funding from the American Heart Association for her research in the Tzima lab.
Dunleavey wins poster award at UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat
May 2012 - Graduate student Jim Dunleavey wins first place award for his poster in the Basic Science category at this year's UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.
John Sheridan awarded 2012-2013 Fellner Fellowship
June 2012 - The Fellner Fellowship Committee is pleased to award a second Fellner Fellowship for the upcoming academic year.
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.
Graduate student James Green awarded North Carolina Native American Incentive Grant
May 2012 - Award provides a one-time payment toward financial needs associated with a student's doctoral program.
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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.
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.
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
Department graduate students Sarah Bortvedt and Maggie McCormick awarded 2012 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards
October 2011 - Congratulations to physiology graduate students Sarah Bortvedt and Maggie McCormick, 2012 recipients of UNC's Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award
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
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.
Department welcomes new BBSP student Jim Dunleavey
Jim Dunleavey joins the Physiology graduate program and the lab of Andrew Dudley.
Larsen and Bortvedt awarded 2011-2012 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.
Graduate student James Green awarded North Carolina Native American Incentive Grant
This grant provides a one-time payment toward financial needs associated with a student's doctoral program.
Lenhart receives 2011 Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award
Graduate student Tricia Lenhart is 2011 recipient of the Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award
McCormick awarded predoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association
June 2010 - McCormick's project "PECAM-1 regulation of eNOS activation" will be supported by a two-year fellowship.