Stacey Rentschler, Ph.D. has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigators.
Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Rentschler! The ASCI is an honor society of physician-scientists founded in 1908, now the Society is home to over 3,000 members active across academic medicine and industry.
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Ph.D., has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to Dr. Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Alan A and Edith L Wolff Distinguished Professor and Head of Developmental Biology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The Academy has announced the members elected in 2023. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences is both an honorary society that recognizes and celebrates the excellence […]
Adelita Mendoza will receive an Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award!
Congratulations to Adelita Mendoza, Postdoc Research Associate in Dr. Kerry Kornfeld’s Lab, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award on March 20, 2023 from the Washington University Postdoc Society during the 18th Annual Postdoc Symposium. Dr. Mendoza was nominated by twelve of her mentees and colleagues.
Brian Lananna has received a three-year Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Congratulations to Brian Lananna, Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Shin Imai’s Lab! Brian Lananna, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar, has received a three-year $215,478 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the NIH/NIA beginning January 1, 2023 for his project entitled “Investigating a role for eNAMPT-containing extracellular vesicles in mitigating age-and Alzheimer Disease-related cognitive decline”.
Dr. Helen McNeill has received a five-year grant award
Congratulations to Dr. Helen McNeill! Dr. Helen McNeill, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a five-year $2,840,254 grant award from the NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development beginning December 15, 2022 for her project entitled “Dissecting the function of Nemp1, a nuclear envelope protein critical for mammalian fertility”.
Maddy Ryan was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Student Oral Presentation
Congratulations to Maddy Ryan! Maddy Ryan, Postbaccalaureate Researcher in Tony Tsai’s Lab, was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Student Oral Presentation for her talk “An adhesion code coordinates precise pattern formation and proper morphogenesis of the zebrafish neural tube.”
Abira Ganguly was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Postdoc Oral Presentation
Congratulations to Abira Ganguly! Abira Ganguly, Ph.D., Postdoc Research Associate in Helen McNeill’s Lab, was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Postdoc Oral Presentation for her talk “Nemp1 regulates mechanotransduction responses to substrate stiffness by controlling Yap1 and rescues fertility in a mechanically soft ovary model”
Didier Hodzic was awarded the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Best Instructor Poster Presentation
Congratulations to Didier Hodzic! Didier Hodzic, Associate Professor in Dr. Helen McNeill’s Lab, was awarded the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Best Instructor Poster Presentation for his poster “The inner nuclear membrane protein NEMP1 supports nuclear envelope openings and enucleation of erythroblasts”.
Dave Butler has received a one-year $50,000 Grant Award
Congratulations to Dr. Dave Butler! Dave Butler, MD, in Dr. Andrew Yoo’s Lab, received a one-year $50,000 Grant Award through the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, entitled “Aging-associated mitochondrial dysregulation in response to hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in human neurons.”
Andrew Yoo, PhD, received a five-year $9,085,972 multi–PI R01
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Yoo! Andrew Yoo, PhD, received a five-year $9,085,972 multi–PI R01 (Cruchaga-contact, Frost, Karch, Wang, Yoo) from the National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging beginning August 15, 2022, for their project entitled, “Identification and Characterization of Cell-Specific Transposable Elements Implicated on Alzheimer Disease and Healthy Aging.”