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Elizabeth Sweger Receives Thomas Collum Butler Award 2007

June 4, 2009

Elizabeth Sweger receives award from Gary Johnson. The winner of the 2007 Thomas Collum Butler Award is Elizabeth Sweger, a member of the McCarthy Lab. The award was announced at the Annual Pharmacology Holiday Party, on December 13. Elizabeth received a plaque and a check for $1000. The Thomas Collum Butler Award supports outstanding advanced … Continued

Carolina Summer Fellows 2007 Present Research Projects

June 4, 2009

Carolina Summer Fellows 2007 Presenters This year’s Carolina Summer Fellows gave their research presentations Aug. 1, 2007. Everyone did a great job! Front row left to right: Martin Whittle, Benjamin Otopalik, and Christine Bruckner. Back row left to right: Stephanie Grecco, Justin Brewster, Kate White and Vanessa Richards. Click picture for larger image. View Research … Continued

Katie Jungbluth Kelm Wins 2007 Gordis Award

June 4, 2009

Katie Jungbluth Kelm, winner of 2007 Gordis Award For the “Best Research Presentation for a Pre-Doctoral Student Katie Jungbluth Kelm won the prestigious 2007 Gordis Award For the “Best Research Presentation for a Pre-Doctoral Student” at the recent Research Society for Alcoholism Meeting in Chicago. This accomplishment was recognized with a $3000 cash prize.

Lisa Stalheim wins 2006 Thomas Collum Butler Award

June 3, 2009

Lisa Stalheim Crose, recipient of 2006 Thomas Collum Butler Award Lisa Stalheim was the recipient of this year’s Thomas Collum Butler Graduate Fellowship Award, which is in its 16th year.  This award is for the support of an outstanding advanced graduate student that is undertaking research training in areas broadly related to understanding developmental disabilities, … Continued

Dr. Robert A. Weinberg is Luminary Scientist Distinguished Lecturer

June 3, 2009

Dr. Robert A. Weinberg of the Whitehead Institute visited the Department of Pharmacology as the Distinguished Speaker for The Luminary Scientist – Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday, December 12, 2006. Dr. Weinberg is a world expert in the genetic basis of cancer. He is the winner of the Landon-AACR Prize for Basic Cancer Research (2006) … Continued

Pharmacology Students Honored for Receiving External Funding

June 2, 2009

Many of our graduate students have been successful obtaining external funding from diverse sources. These students were recently honored at the Annual Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony organized by the UNC Graduate School on April 6, 2006. The nine students who were honored at the Annual Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony are: Sheritha Lee – GEAB Impact … Continued

2005 Thomas Collum Butler Award given to Eric Wauson

June 1, 2009

Eric Wauson receives Thomas Collum Butler Award at Annual Pharmacology Holiday Party in December. Eric Wauson (Lee Graves Lab) received the Thomas Collum Butler Award for 2005. Eric was presented with a plaque and a check for $1000. Candidates for the fellowship must be full-time Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. students who have completed their doctoral oral … Continued