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July 25, 2020: Rachel Cherney awarded F31 grant from NICHD

Rachel CherneyRachel Cherney (Mauro Calabrese lab) received an NRSA F31 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The title of Rachel’s project is “Regulation of Polycomb by long noncoding RNAs during pre-implantation development.”

 

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May 1, 2020: Nisitha Sengottuvel awarded F30 fellowship

Nisitha Sengottuvel (Chad Pecot lab) was awarded an NRSA F30 fellowship from NIH’s National Cancer Institute. Nisitha’s project is titled “The role of SPON1 expressing inflammatory monocytes in promoting lung cancer metastasis.”

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April 27, 2020: Gabrielle Gentile awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Gabby Gentile (Jimena Giudice lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

 

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April 27, 2020: GMB students recognized with Honorable Mention by NSF

Congratulations to the following GMB students who were recognized with Honorable Mention in the Graduate Research Fellowship
competition from the National Science Foundation:

June 17, 2019: Brea Hampton awarded HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

Brea HamptonBrea Hampton (co-mentored by Mark Heise and Marty Ferris) was selected to receive a Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The goal of the program is “to increase the diversity among scientists who are prepared to assume leadership roles in science, particularly as college and university faculty.”

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June 6, 2019: Kia Perez-Vale awarded F31 fellowship

Kia Perez-Vale (Mark Peifer lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from NIH’s National Institute for General Medical Sciences. Kia’s project is titled “Defining the molecular mechanisms underlying apical-basal polarity establishment and morphogenesis.”  (Photo: Kia received the funding notification while participating in the Gordon Research Conference on Cell Contact and Adhesion in Switzerland.)

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May 25, 2019: Eliza Thulson awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Eliza Thulson (Doug Phanstiel lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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May 25, 2019: Hannah Wiedner awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Hannah Wiedner (Jimena Giudice lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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July 11, 2018: Lauren Donoghue awarded F31 fellowship

Lauren Donoghue (Samir Kelada lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.Lauren’s project is titled, “Genetic and Longitudinal Analysis of Airway Remodeling.”

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April 19, 2018: Nicole Arruda awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Nicole Arruda (Jill Dowen lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.  Nicole’s project is titled, “Cis-Regulatory Elements Connect Gene Expression and Genome Organization.

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April 19, 2018: Allyson Roberts awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Allyson Roberts (Bob Goldstein lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.  Allyson’s project is titled, “Investigating the relationship between cell fate specification and shape change during development.

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April 19, 2018: Matt Niederhuber awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Matt Niederhuber (Dan McKay lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.  Matt’s project is titled, “Temporal Control of Enhancer Decommissioning.

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January 8, 2018: Adele Musicant awarded F31 fellowship

Adele Musicant (Tony Amelio lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Adele’s project is titled, “The Role of CRTC1/MAML2-Mediated Interactions with CREB and MYC in Defining the Cellular Heterogeneity of Salivary Tumors.

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July 12, 2017: Seven students appointed the Genetics T32 training grant

Seven students were selected for appointment to the Genetics NIGMS T32 training grant (GM007092-43):

  • Sarah Brnich (advisor Jonathan Berg)
  • Megan Fabry (advisor Dale Ramsden)
  • Kira Glynn (advisor Bob Goldstein)
  • Brea Hampton (advisors Mark Heise and Marty Ferris)
  • Megan Justice (advisor Jill Dowen)
  • Katie Metz (advisor Doug Phanstiel)
  • Matt Niederhuber (advisor Dan McKay)

June 1, 2017: Five students awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Five GMB students were selected to receive Dissertation Completion Fellowships by The Graduate School:

  • Josh Lawrimore (Kerry Bloom lab) – Royster Society of Fellows
  • Katy Curry (Bob Duronio lab)
  • Mike Meers (Greg Matera lab)
  • Katie Rehain (Amy Maddox lab)
  • Lydia Smith (Paul Maddox lab)

March 27, 2017: Kendall Lough awarded F31 fellowship

Lough_KendallKendall Lough (Scott Williams lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Kendall is researching the role of nectin adhesion proteins and their downstream effector afadin in palate closure.

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March 1, 2017: Carrie Wilczewski awarded F31 fellowship

WilczewskiCarrie Wilczewski (Frank Conlon lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The title of her project is “Transcriptional repression by the Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase (NuRD) complex in cardiac development and human disease.

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January 9, 2017: Mike Conlin awarded F31 fellowship

conlin_mikeMike Conlin (Dale Ramsden lab) was awarded an NRSA F31 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute. The title of his project is “Mechanism of Damage Tolerance by Nonhomologous End Joining.

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August 22, 2016: Nicole Tackmann receives Horizon Award Fellowship from DoD

carlsonn_3.jpgNicole Tackmann (Yanping Zhang lab) has received a Horizon Award fellowship from the Department of Defense for her project titled, “Characterizing the Role of Hep27 in Liver and Colorectal Cancer Stress Tolerance.”

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June 15, 2016: Pedro Pozo awarded F31 fellowship

Pozo_PedroPedro Pozo (Jean Cook lab) was awarded an F31 fellowship from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The title of his project is “Elucidating Cdt1 function using naturally occurring disease-associated mutations.

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