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
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!
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
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
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
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
Congratulations to Molly Kulikauskas, a CBP graduate student in the Bautch Lab, for being featured in UNC’s Shadow A Scientist. Molly is a 5th-year Ph.D. candidate in the CBP Department at UNC, and in Dr. Bautch’s lab, she studies how blood cells develop. She is featured online this week and can be viewed here … Continued
Congratulations to Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for being invited to speak at the Vasculata 2022 – Environmental Determinants of Vascular Health & Disease Meeting. Dr. Taylor spoke about the role of Rho activory to control systemic blood pressure.
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