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Integrative Vascular Biology (IVB) Trainee, Esteban Oyarzabal, Publishes Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Thesis In Science Advances

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Esteban Oyarzabal, former Ph.D. student, BBSP-Neurobiology, and IVB trainee in the Lab of Yen-Yu Ian Shih, Ph.D., Director, Center for Animal MRI; Associate Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center; Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Biomedical Engineering, for publishing Ph.D. thesis, titled “Chemogenetic stimulation of tonic locus coeruleus activity strengthens the default mode network”, … Continued

Research Associate, Ziqing Liu, Ph.D., Accepts Offer From Medical College Of Wisconsin

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Ziqing Liu, Ph.D., a research assistant in Dr. Bautch’s Lab, for accepting an offer from the Medical College of Wisconsin for an assistant professor position. Dr. Liu will be joining the Department of Physiology at Medical College of Wisconsin. She will start her independent career in October, 2022!  

Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., In Collaboration With Karl Shpargel, Ph.D., Awarded R01 Grant From The National Institutes Of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute (NHLBI)

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, in collaboration with Karl Shpargel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Genetics, for the receipt of R01 grant from the NIH’s NHLBI. The grant is titled “Function and regulation of chromatin remodeling complexes in cardiac development and disease”. The proposed studies will address the role of components … Continued

Doctorate Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Candidate And Integrative Vascular Biology (IVB) Trainee, Keerthi S. Anand, Receives F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Award From The National Institutes Of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute (NHLBI)

September 6, 2022

Congratulations to Keerthi S. Anand, a Ph.D. candidate and IVB trainee in the Gallippi Lab, for recently receiving a predoctoral fellowship award from NIH’s NHLBI. The fellowship provides ongoing stipend support for his project, titled “High Framerate Plane-Wave Variance of Acceleration and Vector Flow Imaging for the Characterization of Atherosclerotic Plaque Morphology and Assessment of … Continued

Gabrielle M. Gentile And Jimena Giudice, Ph.D. Publish In The Federation Of American Societies For Experimental Biology (FASEB) Journal

August 8, 2022

              Congratulations to Gabrielle M. Gentile, B.Sc., a Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) graduate student in the Giudice Lab, and Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, for publishing paper, titled “The synaptosome-associated protein 23 (SNAP23) is necessary for proper myogenesis” in … Continued

Hannah J. Wiedner And Jimena Giudice, Ph.D. Publish In The Federation Of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Journal

August 8, 2022

Congratulations to Hannah J. Wiedner, B.Sc., a Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) graduate student in the Giudice Lab, and Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, for publishing paper, titled “SET domain containing 2 (SETD2) influences metabolism and alternative splicing during myogenesis” in The FEBS Journal. The work … Continued

Ke Cheng, Ph.D., In Collaboration With UNC-Chapel Hill And Duke University Colleagues, Leads Development Of Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Prototype

July 26, 2022

Congratulations to 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, in collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University colleagues, for leading the development of the inhalable COVID-19 vaccine prototype … Continued