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Li Qian, Ph.D. Publishes In The Journal Cell Stem Cell

June 29, 2022

Congratulations to Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for publishing a Voices article, titled “Anniversary Reflections: Inspiring Discoveries and the Future of the Field”, in the journal Cell Stem Cell. Dr. Qian was invited to share her opinion and vision for the future of stem cell field in the June … Continued

Li Qian, Ph.D. Receives The Graduate School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s (UNCCH) 2022 Faculty Award For Excellence In Doctoral Mentoring

June 13, 2022

Congratulations to Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for recently receiving The Graduate School at UNCCH’s 2022 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. Dr. Qian was presented with this award by Suzanne Barbour, Dean of The Graduate School, at the doctoral hooding ceremony on May 7, 2022. This annual … Continued

Graduate Research Assistant, Benjamin Keepers, Prepares To Defend Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Thesis

March 22, 2022

Congratulations to Benjamin Keepers, a graduate research assistant, who received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Rutgers University, currently in Dr. Qian’s Lab, for preparing to defend Ph.D. thesis. Ben’s Ph.D. Defense, titled ““A Change of Heart: Novel Approaches to Direct Cardiac Reprogramming”, is scheduled for April 18, 2022, in … Continued

Li Qian, Ph.D. Appointed Member of American Heart Association’s (AHA) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Scholar Mentor Program

September 27, 2021

Congratulations to Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for recently being appointed a member of the AHA’s HBCU Scholar Mentor Program. AHA just launched the HBCU program in North Carolina this year, and Dr. Qian will be mentoring one of two North Carolina Central University (NCCU) scholars, Chisom Ezenweny. Dr. … Continued

The Qian Lab Publishes In Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

February 25, 2021

Congratulations to Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and her team for publishing an invited long review article, titled “Direct cell reprogramming: approaches, mechanisms and progress”, in the prestigious Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. Their work is featured in the February 22, 2021 issue of Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol … Continued

Jiandong Liu, Ph.D. And Li Qian, Ph.D. Both Awarded 2020 Established Investigator Award (EIA) From the American Heart Association (AHA)

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to Jiandong Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, & Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, both in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for the receipt of 2020 EIAs from the AHA. Drs. Liu & Qian feel honored and grateful to receive this award separately in the same year, particularly given the limited number of awardees each … Continued

The Qian Lab Publishes In Science Translational Medicine

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to the lab of Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for publishing article, titled “Down-regulation of Beclin1 promotes direct cardiac reprogramming”, in Science Translational Medicine. Their work is featured in the October 21, 2020 edition of Science Translational Medicine and can be read online now.