Trainees in the Spotlight: David Ryba, PhD

July 23rd, 2018 - David Ryba, who recently obtained his PhD in our department working with Dr. Solaro and Dr. Wolska, was selected by the editors of Circulation Research to be profiled as part of their ongoing series of interviews designed to highlight the experiences and insights of recent trainees. Check out his interview here.

Publications from the department: Alexandra Naba, PhD

July 16th, 2018 - Don't miss the recent review from Dr. Naba's lab: The cancer matrisome: from comprehensive characterization to biomarker discovery. This article summarizes recent developments in computational and proteomic technologies that have allowed the comprehensive characterization of the extracellular matrix of different tumor types and microenvironmental niches.

Faculty awards: Alexandra Naba, PhD and Mark Brodie, PhD

May 9th, 2018 - Congratulations to our faculty members Dr. Naba and Dr. Brodie, who are the recipients of the 2018 Departmental Rising Star Award and Departmental Faculty of the Year Award, respectively. Departmental Rising Star Award recognizes a junior faculty member who has demonstrated strong potential to be a future leader in his or her chosen field. Departmental Faculty of the Year award is based on excellence in one of three areas: teaching, research, or clinical service.

Undergraduate Research Grants: Federica Violi, Morgan Win and Kyleen Jan

May 1st, 2018 - Congratulations to Federica Violi, undergraduate research assistant in the Shaye Lab, and to Morgan Win and Kyleen Jan, undergraduate research assistants in the Naba lab for receiving College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI) awards for the 2018-2019 academic year. LASURI works by pairing Undergraduate Research Assistants with Faculty Mentors and providing these research teams with financial support for undergraduate research projects.

Student Award: Anthony Arena

April 3rd, 2018 - Anthony Arena, from Dan Shaye's lab, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship for his project "Regulation and roles of EXC-4/CLICs during tubulogenesis". The GRF program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in STEM fields. Launched in 1952 the GRF program represents the nation's oldest continuous investment in the U.S. STEM workforce. This year 2,000 new awardees were selected from more than 12,000 applicants. Congratulations to Anthony for being one of those awardees!

Student and Fellow Awards: Sarah Baumgarten PhD and Eli Hobeika MD.

March 21st, 2018 - Congratulations to the members of Dr.Stocco's lab: Sarah Baumgarten, recipient of the Endocrinology Trainee Award for an Outstanding Publication in 2017, and Eli Hobeika, winner of an Outstanding Abstract Award from ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting.

Student Award: Joseph Goldenberg PhD

March 1st, 2018 - Congratulations to former Physiology and Biophysics MSTP student, Joe Goldenberg, for receiving the 2018 Michael and Kate Bárány Research Award. Joe obtained his PhD in our department working with Dr. Lewandowski.