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Ravid Lab: Training and Trainees’ Awards

Training Opportunities:

Commitment to training and mentoring is a mission in Dr. Ravid’s lab. Pre-and post doctoral training is supported through various grant mechanisms, including NIH-funded grants to the PI, or via training grants (in which Dr. Ravid is a member), such as pre-doc Cardiovascular Biology, directed by Dr. Katya Ravid (http://www.bumc.bu.edu/cardiograd/); post-doc Cardiovascular Biology, directed by Dr. Jane Freedman (www.bumc.bu.edu/busm-wci/educational-programs); Hematology, Directed by Dr. Adam Lerner (www.bumc.bu.edu/hematology/research-activities/); Pulmonary, Directed by Dr. David Center (www.bumc.bu.edu/pulmonary/fellowships/allergyfellowship/); and more.


Awards Received by Our Trainees:

Recipients of the First, Second or Third Place Awards for PhD Thesis Work on Boston University School of Medicine Russek Day


Zhengyu Wang (1998)

Alex Thompson (1999)

Jeffrey Zimmet (1998)

Ying Zhang (2003)

Jun Lu (2003)

Matthew Jones (2003)

Hao Nguyen (2005)

Cynthia St. Hilare (2008)

Donald McCrann (2008)

Milka Koupenova-Zamor (2010)


Alexia Eliades (2011)

Hillary Johnston-Cox (2012)

Shannon Carroll (2013)

Anna Eisenstein (2014)


Recipient of BUSM Genome Science Institute Prize to Graduate Students

Alexia Eliades (2009)


Recipient of First or Second Prize for Abstract/Poster, Basic Sciences, EvansResearch Day

Hillary Johnston-Cox (2010)

Dr. Milka Koupenova-Zamor (2012)

Anna Eisenstein (2012)


Recipient of the Boston

minusKRUniversity President’s Award for Graduate Studies

Jeffrey Zimmet (1998)


Recipient of the BUSM Dean’s Award for PhD Thesis Work

Zhengyu Wang (1997)

Hao Nguyen (2004)


Recipient of BU President Award for PhD Thesis Work

Zhengyu Wang (1997)


MD/PhD Dean’s Fellowship

Hao Nguyen (1999-2007)


Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation Awardgrad2

Hao Nguyen (2004)


American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellowship

Hao Nguyen (2003)

June 5, 2014
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