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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June 1, 2016: Talia Hatkevich awarded F31 fellowship

Hatkevich_TaliaTalia Hatkevich (Jeff Sekelsky lab) was awarded an F31 fellowship from the National Institute of Aging. The title of her project is “Preventing Aneuploidy in Aging Oocytes: Investigating the effects
and mechanisms of cohesion enrichment in Drosophila melanogaster.

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June 1, 2016: Lyndsay Wylie awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Wylie_LyndsayCongratulations to Lyndsay Wylie (Vicki Bautch lab), who was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association.  Her project is titled “SMAD6 Function in Endothelial Cells.”

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October 2, 2015: Claire Trincot awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Claire TrincotCongratulations to Claire Trincot (Kathleen Caron lab), who was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association.  Her project is titled “Cardioprotective effects of adrenomedullin in a model of myocardial infarction.”

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August 20, 2015: Taylor Penke awarded F31 fellowship

Penke_TaylorTaylor Penke (Bob Duronio lab) was awarded an F31 fellowship from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The title of his project is “Investigating the role of histone modifications in heterochromatin formation“.

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August 20, 2015: Catherine Fahey awarded F30 fellowship

Fahey_CatherineCatherine Fahey (Kim Rathmell lab) was awarded an F30 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute. The title of her project is “The effect of cancer-associated SETD2 mutations on transcription and chromatin organization“.

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July 28, 2015: Christian Parobek awarded F30 fellowship

Christian ParobekChristian Parobek (Jon Juliano lab) was awarded an F30 fellowship from the National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases. The title of his project is “Investigating the targets and strain specificity of antibodies against P. vivax”.

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June 5, 2015: Diana Chong awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Chong_DianaCongratulations to Diana Chong (Vicki Bautch lab), who was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association.  Her project is titled “Analysis of Tortuous Vessel Formation and Sprouting”.

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May 28, 2015: Ann Emery awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Emery_AnnCongratulations to Ann Emery (Ron Swanstrom lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health.  Ann’s project is titled “Quantification of HIV-1 splicing phenotypes and the role of RNA structure and splice regulator elements“.

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May 28, 2015: Kathryn Headley awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kathryn HeadleyCongratulations to Kathryn Headley (Nate Hathaway lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.  Kathryn’s project is titled, “Enhancing reactivation of stem cell factor Oct4 with novel small molecules“.

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April 1, 2015: Bailey Peck awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Peck_BaileyCongratulations to Bailey Peck (Praveen Sethupathy lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health.  Bailey’s project is titled “Whole transcriptome analysis of distinct populations of the intestinal epithelium and its response to microbial presence“.

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February 18, 2015: Maren Cannon awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Cannon_MarenCongratulations to Maren Cannon (Karen Mohlke lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.  Maren’s project is titled “Genetic and metabolic effects on ANGPTL8 expression and HDL-C metabolism“.

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December 2, 2014: Julie Holsclaw awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Julie_HolsclawCongratulations to Julie Holsclaw (Jeff Sekelsky lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.  Her project is titled “Determining the role of Blm and Marcal1 helicases in replication fork remodeling and progression“.

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July 14, 2014: Alicia Greenwalt awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Congratulations to Alicia Greenwalt (Cyrus Vaziri labGreenwalt_Alicia), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health.  Her project is titled “Targeting trans-lesion synthesis (TLS) for cancer therapy”.

June 24, 2014: David Wyatt awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Wyatt_DavidCongratulations to David Wyatt (Dale Ramsden lab), who was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association.  His project is titled “Mechanisms and Requirements of Alternative End Joining”.

April 3, 2014: Casey Schmidt awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Casey SchmidtCongratulations to Casey Schmidt (Greg Matera lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.  Casey’s project is titled, “Analyzing transcriptome changes in response to the loss of transcriptional regulators.”

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April 3, 2014: Kristi Schaefer awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kristi Schaefer

Congratulations to Kristi Schaefer (Mark Peifer lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Kristi’s project is titled, “Defining how the destruction complex is regulated and transfers beta-catenin to the E3 Ligase.”

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February 20, 2014: Mike Meers awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Mike MeersCongratulations to Mike Meers (Greg Matera lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health.  His project is titled “Studying the role of H3K36 methylation in development and gene expression”.

December 10, 2013: Tikvah Hayes awarded NRSA F31

Hayes_TikiCongratulations to Tikvah Hayes (Channing Der lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.  Tiki’s project is titled “Targeting K-RAS Effector Signaling for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment.”

August 21, 2013: Joy Meserve awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Joy MeserveCongratulations to Joy Meserve (Bob Duronio lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

May 30, 2013: Esteban Terzo awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Esteban TerzoCongratulations to Esteban Terzo (Bob Duronio lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

May 15, 2013: Kelsey Gray awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kelsey_GrayCongratulations to Kelsey Gray (Greg Matera lab), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

March 30, 2013: Danielle Rogers awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Danielle Rogers (labs ofJeff Sekelsky and Dorothy Erie), who was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Danielle’s project is Crossover formation in Drosophila: Elucidating the Structural Role of Meiotic Resolvases.”

February 20, 2013: Kate Coleman awarded NRSA F31 fellowship

Congratulations to Kate Coleman (Jean Cook lab), who was awarded an NRSA F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

2011-2012 Awards