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Meet Bentley Midkiff, Pathology Services Core

July 11, 2024

In May 2024, Bentley Midkiff, an employee in the Pathology Services Core, was awarded a Core Facility Staff Recognition Award in the area of Technical Achievement. Bentley manages the slide scanning and image analysis aspect of the PSC, providing digital pathology support to PIs across campus. Bentley’s expertise has allowed him to develop novel imaging … Read more

UNC Core Facility Travel Awards Open for Applications

July 11, 2024

 CFAC Core Travel Awards!  Supports conference attendance between August 2024 and January 2025 Applications will be due July 31 2024. Directors and staff of cores are eligible to apply for travel grants. We strongly encourage anyone interested in attending MAD SSci to apply for an award. For more information and application instructions please check the CFAC Travel Award Program website

Meet Gaby de la Cruz, Pathology Services Core Director

June 18, 2024

In May 2024, Gabriela (Gaby) de la Cruz, director of the Pathology Services Core, was awarded a Core Facility Staff Recognition Award in the area of Performance Excellence. Gaby’s nominators spoke highly of the way she led her new team through the transitions involved with a core merger while ensuring the staff she supervised received … Read more

Gaby de la Cruz, Bentley Midkiff, and Rossana Roberts Recipients of Spring 2024 Core Facility Staff Recognition Awards

May 29, 2024

The UNC Core Facilities Staff Recognition Award program recognized three recipients for the 2023 spring award cycle. Each award recipient will receive $1,000 and a feature on the Office of Research Technologies website. The program review committee congratulates all winners and thanks those who nominated core employees for these awards during this award cycle.  We … Read more

Researchers Show How Neurochemicals Affect fMRI Readings

April 3, 2024

A landmark study, led by Yen-Yu Ian Shih, PhD, professor of neurology and associate director of UNC’s Biomedical Research Imaging Center, could alter how researchers interpret results from functional magnetic resonance imaging. Yen-Yu Ian Shih, PhD This article was originally published here.      The brain is an incredibly complex and active organ that uses … Read more