McAllister Team From Li Qian’s Lab Publishes New Research In Cell Stem Cell

June 20, 2019

A McAllister team from Li Qian’s Lab has published new research in Cell Stem Cell that holds promise to “mend a broken heart” by describing how to directly reprogram human fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes.  The research described in the paper, “Single Cell Transcriptomic Analyses of Cell Fate Transitions during Human Cardiac Reprogramming”, is the first to … Continued

Graduate Student, Natalie Tanke, Awarded MiBio Traning Grant

June 19, 2019

Congratulations to Natalie Tanke, graduate student in Vicki Bautch’s lab, for the receipt of the MiBio Training Grant.  We are very excited to see Natalie’s progress on the Cell Cycle and Vascular Heterogeneity project in the upcoming year.

GMB Graduate Student, Hannah Wiedner, Receives Prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship

June 6, 2019

Congratulations to Hannah Wiedner, a GMB graduate student in Dr. Jimena Giudice’s lab, for recently receiving a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides stipend support for three years. Hannah’s project focuses on understanding alternative splicing regulation. Specifically, Hannah is investigating how histone modifications contribute to splicing … Continued

Jiandong Liu, Ph.D. Awarded Jefferson Pilot Award From the UNC School of Medicine

June 6, 2019

Congratulations to Jiandong Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, for the receipt of Jefferson Pilot Award from the UNC School of Medicine.  Dr. Liu received grant in recognition of both past performance and future promise in research. It is an important achievement and demonstrates the high respect with which he is held by his colleagues.