Student & Postdoc News

Congratulations to Evan Dubose, New PhD!

Congratulations to Evan Dubose, New PhD!

Evan Dubose, graduate student in the Johnson and Bear labs defended her PhD Jan. 11, 2019

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Congratulations to Dan Goulet, New PhD!

Congratulations to Dan Goulet, New PhD!

Dan Goulet, graduate student in the Johnson lab, defended on Nov. 16, 2018!

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Juanita Limas Highlighted in Women in Science

Juanita Limas Highlighted in Women in Science

Juanita Limas is a PhD candidate and HHMI Gilliam Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology at UNC School of Medicine

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Alex Chung Makes It To Three Minute Thesis Finals!

Alex Chung Makes It To Three Minute Thesis Finals!

Congratulations to Alex Chung, for being one of ten UNC Graduate Schools' Three Minute Thesis finalists! The final competition will be held in Bondurant G100 Tuesday Oct. 30 at 4 pm. All are welcome to serve as audience members.

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CSF Students Give Final Presentations

CSF Students Give Final Presentations

Our Carolina Summer Fellowship Students gave their final research presentations July 25. Congratulations to all!

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Megan Agajanian and Juanita Limas earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

Megan Agajanian and Juanita Limas earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

Pharmacology graduate students Megan Agajanian, in the lab of Ben Major, PhD, and Juanita Limas, in the lab of Jean Cook, PhD, who will receive up to $150,000 each to support their biomedical research at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Cell Stem Cell Selects Song Lab Paper and Cover as Best of 2017!

Cell Stem Cell Selects Song Lab Paper and Cover as Best of 2017!

Special congratulations to Hechen Bao who was both co-first author on the paper and cover designer!

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Song Lab Cover Art Chosen by Stem Cell Report for March 2018 Issue

Song Lab Cover Art Chosen by Stem Cell Report for March 2018 Issue

The cover art, designed by Hechen Bao (Postdoc, Song lab), Mengting Dai (Lab Technician, Song Lab), and Andrew Crowther (Graduate Student, Song lab), accompanied a paper that Andrew and Szu-Aun Lim (Song Lab alumni) are co-first authors on.

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María Torruella Suárez awarded F31 NRSA

María Torruella Suárez awarded F31 NRSA

Congratulations to Maria Torruella Suarez, a postdoc in Zoe McElligott's lab, on being awarded an F31 NRSA fellowship!

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Carowinds Celebration After Qualifying Exams!

Our 2nd-yr graduate students celebrate at Carowinds after completing their qualifying exams!

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New PHCO Grad Students Welcomed!

Pharmacology welcomes our new graduate student class for 2018!

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2018 Carolina Summer Fellowship Program Students Arrive!

Nine new Carolina Summer Fellowship (CSF) students arrive at Pharmacology for the 2018 summer program.

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CSF Students Give Research Presentations

CSF Students Give Research Presentations

Our 2017 Carolina Summer Fellowship students gave their research presentations today as they end the program. Congratulations to all!

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Jordan Walter Successfully Defends His PhD!

Jordan Walter Successfully Defends His PhD!

Congratulations to Jordan Walter, graduate student in the Crews Lab, for successfully defending His PhD Thesis!

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Devon Blake Awarded  NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Devon Blake Awarded NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Disrupted signaling pathways that lead to aberrant cell movement are a hallmark of invasive and metastatic cancers. The small GTPase RhoA has a well-established role in normal cell biology, but the consequences of cancer-associated RhoA mutations are unknown. Devon will extensively characterize the effect of these mutations on the properties of RhoA in order to better understand how mutations in RhoA contribute to cancer

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