Congratulations to Natalie Tanke, a graduate student in Dr. Bautch’s Lab, in collaboration with the lab of Jean Cook, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Associate Dean for Graduate Education, for recently receiving an F31 predoctoral fellowship award from NIH’s NHLBI. The fellowship provides ongoing stipend support for their project, titled “Endothelial Cell Cycle Responses … Read more
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Congratulations to Gabriela Torres, a graduate research assistant, who received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, currently in Dr. Gallippi’s Lab, for successfully defending Ph.D. thesis. Gabriela passed her Ph.D. Defense, titled: “Noninvasive ARFI Ultrasound for Differentiating Carotid Plaque with High Stroke Risk”, on April 9, … Read more
Congratulations to Whitney Edwards, a SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellow in UNC Biological & Genome Sciences, who received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, currently in Dr. Conlon’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2021 postdoctoral fellowship from AHA. Whitney’s fellowship provides stipend support for her project, titled “TBX20/TLE Interaction Is Essential … Read more
Congratulations to Morgan Oatley, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Bautch’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2021 postdoctoral fellowship from AHA. Morgan’s fellowship provides stipend support to study BMP signaling in vascular development. Her project is titled “Overlapping Functions of SMAD6 and SMAD7 in Vascular Development and Stability”.
Congratulations to Junlang Li, Ph.D. Student in the Ke Cheng Lab, and Ke Cheng, Ph.D., Randall B. Terry, Jr. Distinguished Professor In Regenerative Medicine, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, NC State University and UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering; Adjunct Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, for publishing paper, titled “All Roads Lead to Rome … Read more
Congratulations to the lab of Victoria L. Bautch, Ph.D., Beverly Long Chapin Distinguished Professor of Biology; Co-Director, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for publishing paper, titled “SMAD6 Transduces Endothelial Cell Flow Responses Required for Vascular Homeostasis” in the journal Angiogenesis. The work from Dr. Bautch’s lab was led by former postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Dana Ruter, … Read more
Congratulations to Gregory Farber, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Qian’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2021 postdoctoral fellowship from AHA.
Congratulations to Mariah Stewart, a pharmacology graduate student in Dr. Schisler’s Lab, for recently receiving Graduate Research Fellowship from NSF. Her fellowship provides stipend support to study how post-translational modifications of chaperones and co-chaperones dictate protein-protein interactions and heat tolerance in response to thermal stress.
Congratulations to Anna Wheless, a biochemistry and biophysics graduate student, who received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology with a concentration in Microbiology from the University of Houston–Downtown, a member of Dr. Neher’s lab since April, 2020, studying the inhibition of LPL by ANGPTL4, for recently receiving Graduate Research Fellowship from NSF. The fellowship … Read more
Congratulations to Jiandong Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for the receipt of 2020-2021 Yang Family Biomedical Scholars Award. This award is annually made to a few of the most promising young tenured faculty in the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine.