Archive for the ‘Seminars’ Category

Congratulations to Larry Pessolano!!!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Larry Pessolano has been selected to receive an ATVB 2014 Travel Award for Young Investigators for his abstract presentation during the American Heart Association ATVB 2014 Scientific Sessions in Toronto, Ontario next month.  Congratulations Larry!

Congratulations to Dr. Ying Zhou!

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Congratulations to Ying Zhou in Dr. Cathy Costello’s laboratory who recently successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis:  “Characterization of polar lipids using mass spectrometry”

Congratulations Ying!

Congratulations Dr. Carroll!

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Congratulations to Shannon Carroll in Dr. Katya Ravid’s laboratory who recently successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis:  “The
role of the A2B adenosine receptor in the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells to osteoblasts and
chondrocytes: implications for bone development and fracture repair”

Congratulations Shannon!



Congratulations to Dr. Randles!

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Edward Randles, in Dr. Peter Bergethon’s laboratory successfully defended his PhD thesis: “Photo-release of Liposome Encapsulated Molecules”

Congratulations Ed!!!


Congratulations Drs. Garcia-Marcos, Perissi and Ritter!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Drs. Garcia-Marcos, Perissi and Ritter have been accepted into the Early Career Faculty Development Program!  This program brings faculty from the 3 schools on campus together to consider issues of importance to career development.  Each applicant proposes a project that he/she hopes to accomplish during the tenure of the program.  Each accepted applicant is assigned a mentor to help with the project.  Congratulations to Drs. Garcia-Marcos, Perissi and Ritter!

Congratulations to Dr. Juyoun Kim!

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Dr. Juyoun Kim in Dr. Kostya Kandror’s laboratory successfully defended her PhD thesis: “The first luminal loop confers insulin responsiveness to the glucose transporter 4” Congratulations Juyoun!

Congratulations to Dr. Shakun Karki!

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Dr. Shakun Karki in Dr. Kostya Kandror’s laboratory successfully defended her PhD thesis: “Multi level action of fatty acids on adiponectin production by fat cells” Congratulations Shakun!

Congratulations to Dr. Erica Walsh

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Dr. Erica Walsh in Dr. Zhi-Xiong (Jim) Xiao’s laboratory successfully defended her PhD thesis: “Role of the MDM2 and Retinoblastoma protein pathway in cellular senescence and muscle differentiation” Congratulations Erica!

Congratulations to Johann Bergholz!

Monday, August 29th, 2011

 Congratulations to Johann Bergholz who won the poster completion in the category of pre-doctoral students at the Era of Hope Breast Cancer Conference in Orlando, FL from August 2-August 5. This conference is organized by the Office of Congressionally-Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), of the U.S. Department of Defense.  The conference gathered over 1,600 people, and there were easily 1,000 posters. Congratulations Johann!

Congratulations to Dr. Bob Varelas!

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Bob Varelas who recently received The Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship Award!