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Spencer Smith spoke on Capitol Hill!

Spencer Smith spoke on Capitol Hill!

This briefing was held at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room B338 on Capitol Hill, Thursday, July 9th. Panelists discussed some of the ways researchers are prying open the black box of the brain and will share some important recent discoveries. This briefing was particularly timely in light of the two-year anniversary of the White House Brain Initiative, which is receiving about $200 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2015.

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Dr. Peter Petrusz Retires

Dr. Peter Petrusz Retires

Congratulations to Dr. Petrusz on his retirement! We wish you happiness in your future endeavors!

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Liz Haynes successfully defends her thesis

Liz Haynes successfully defends her thesis

Liz Haynes successfully defended her thesis on Tuesday, June 23rd! Congratulations Dr. Haynes!!

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Reema Davis receives AHA award

Reema Davis receives AHA award

Caron Lab Postdoctoral Fellow, Reema Davis, has received the MAA Winter 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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Klara Klein successfully defends her thesis

Klara Klein successfully defends her thesis

Klara Klein successfully defended her thesis during her private defense on May 6th and presented her public defense on May 22nd. Congratulations Dr. Klein!!

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Bailey Zwarycz receives NRSA F31

Bailey Zwarycz receives NRSA F31

Bailey Zwarycz receives an NRSA F31 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases entitled "Determining the relationship between Sox9 and Collagen XVIII in maintaining intestinal stem cell identity".

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Lin Xiao awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Lin Xiao awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowship

The Dissertation Completion Fellowship provides stipend, health insurance, tuition and fees for awardees.

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Leah Townsend receives several awards

Leah Townsend receives several awards

Leah is a current graduate student in the lab of Dr. Spencer Smith within the Neurobiology Curriculum.

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Deborah O'Brien receives Distinguished Andrologist Award at the American Society of Andrology meeting

Deborah O'Brien receives Distinguished Andrologist Award at the American Society of Andrology meeting

The Distinguished Andrologists Award is the highest award of the Society, presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the progress of Andrology.

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Patrick Lang receives NRSA F30

Patrick Lang receives NRSA F30 through the National Cancer Institute entitled "ATR: a novel therapeutic target for medulloblastoma identified by its role in cerebellar development".

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Dudley Lab manuscript featured on cover of Cancer Research

Dudley Lab manuscript featured on cover of Cancer Research

Congratulations to Lin Xiao and the Dudley Lab for their manuscript "Tumor Endothelial Cells with Distinct Patterns of TGFβ-Driven Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition" being featured on the cover of Cancer Research!

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Patrick Lang receives Graduate Student Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award

Patrick Lang receives Graduate Student Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award

The Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award recognizes graduate students and recent graduate alumni whose research directly contributes to the educational, economic, physical or social well-being of North Carolina citizens. The Graduate School shares Impact Award research with legislators, policy leaders and members of North Carolina communities. Awardees may serve as student ambassadors, discussing their work with citizens and community groups.

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Agostina Santoro successfully defends her thesis

Agostina Santoro successfully defends her thesis

Agostina Santoro successfully defended her thesis during her private defense on March 6th and presented her public defense on March 20th. Congratulations Dr. Santoro!!

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Sarah Wetzel-Strong successfully defends her thesis

Sarah Wetzel-Strong successfully defends her thesis

Sarah Wetzel-Strong successfully defended her thesis during her private defense on January 28th and presented her public defense on March 6th. Congratulations Dr. Wetzel-Strong!!

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Dudley Lab paper published in Cancer Research

"Tumor endothelial cells with distinct patterns of TGFβ-driven endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition"

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Kathleen Mulvaney featured in Vital Signs

Kathleen Mulvaney featured in Vital Signs

Graduate student Kathleen Mulvaney investigates the newly discovered interplay between two of the proteins that allow cells to divide.

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Dr. Matthew Walker was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)

Dr. Matthew Walker was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)

The two year award provides $105,000 to support Matt's work on the role of Wnt signaling in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. Matt is a postdoctoral fellow in the Major Lab.

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