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
Monthly Archives: June 2019
Congratulations to Hong Ma, Ph.D., M.D., a Research Associate in Jiandong Liu’s laboratory, for receipt of the Early Career Investigator Travel Awards. Dr. Ma received this award at the 2019 ISHR Meeting last week.
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.
Congratulations to Shaka X, post-baccalaureate student in Vicki Bautch’s lab, for being accepted to the UNC PREP Program. We are very excited to see that Shaka is now part of the UNC PREP program.
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
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.