Archive for the ‘Graduate Student News’ Category

Congratulations to Larry Pessolano

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Congratulations to Larry Pessolano in the Schreiber lab for his abstract presentation at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014 (Nov. 15-19, Chicago, IL). Larry was invited to present this abstract entitled “Serum Amyloid A and Toll-Like Receptor 2 Activation Promote Dedifferentiation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells” to honor his selection as one of the top scoring abstracts at the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2014 Scientific Sessions last May.

Erin Bove-Fenderson receives F31 grant

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Congratulations to Erin Bove-Fenderson in the Harris lab who was recently awarded an Individual NRSA (F31) grant from the NIH for her project “THE PRION PROTEIN AS A PROBE FOR IDENTIFYING NEUROTOXIC PROTEIN OLIGOMERS”.

Congratulations to Yanyan Lu!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Congratulations to Yanyan Lu in the Costello Laboratory for successfully defending her PhD Thesis: “Mass Spectrometry Studies of Immunoglobulins”

Congratulations to Sami Hiemer for her “Paper of the Week” in JBC

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Congratulations to Sami Hiemer in the Varelas laboratory for her paper being selected as “Paper of the week” in The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Her author profile is here: JBC. Aleks Szymaniak from the Varelas lab is a co-author on the work.

Full text of the article is here:

The transcriptional regulators TAZ and YAP direct Transforming Growth Factor-beta-induced tumorigenic phenotypes in breast cancer cells.
Hiemer SE, Szymaniak AD, Varelas X.
J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Larry Pessolano receives ATVB Travel Award

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Congratulations to Larry Pessolano in the Schreiber lab for his abstract being awarded a travel scholarship to the American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2014 Scientific Sessions, May 1-3 in Toronto, Ontario.

Larry is fourth from the left on the bottom row.larryatvb

Congratulations to Teresa Colvin

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Congratulations to Teresa Colvin in the Sherman lab who successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “The Heat Shock Protein Hsp70 Affects Cancer Signaling Via its Interaction with Co-chaperone Bag3″.

Congratulations to Yu Huang

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Congratulations to Yu Huang in the Zaia lab for successfully defending his PhD Thesis: “Extracellular Remodeling Enzyme Processed Heparan Sulfate Oligosaccharides: Method Development and Characterization using Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry”

Congratulations to Kathleen Tumelty

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Congratulations to Kathleen Tumelty in the Layne laboratory who successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “Mechanisms of Aortic Carboxypeptidase-like Protein Regulation of the Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Transition“.

Congratulations to Dana Buckler-Peña

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Congratulations to Dana Buckler-Peña in the Kandror lab who successfully defended her thesis: “Insulin Responsiveness of the Glucose Transporter 4 in 3T3-L1 Cells Depends on the Presence of Sortilin”


Congratulations to Albert Lee, PhD

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Congratulations to Albert Lee in Dr. Vickery Trinkaus-Randall’s laboratory who successfully defended his PhD thesis: “Hypoxia Impairs Wounds Healing by Inducing Changes in Calcium Mobilization and Adhesion Proteins”.