Recent CSD News and Achievements
Congratulations to Colleen Bartman for receiving an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship for her work in Tobias Eckle's lab!
CSD members Mellissa Delcont, Dr. Bruce Appel, and Dr. Wendy Macklin participated in the Myelin Gordon Research Conference 2016 in Lucca, Italy from May 15-20, 2016. Mellissa presented a poster titled "BDNF-TrkB signaling in the selection and coverage of axons by myelin membrane". Dr. Appel gave a presentation on "Mechanisms of Myelin Sheath Growth and Stability During Axon Selection". Dr. Macklin attended as a previous chair for the conference.
CSD student Jayne Aiken organized an outreach event bringing 22 middle school students to the Anschutz Medical Campus to learn more about Cell Biology. For more information about her great event, see the article here
Colby Fees, a PhD student in the Moore lab, just has his paper accepted for publication in Molecular Biology of the Cell.
Katrina Cable was just awarded an NSF Fellowship. This makes her the third CSD student to receive this award in the last two years. Congratulations Katrina!
Congratulations to Jonathan Wilde and Bradley Kubick on their successful Thesis Defenses. May we introduce Dr. Wilde and Dr. Kubick!
Thanks CSD for a great retreat up in Breckenridge this weekend! Congratulations to Andrew Weems, Nick Galati, Jonathan Wilde, and Stephanie Bonney who won awards for Best Poster and Brian Bayless and Colby Fees who won awards for Best Research Presentation.
PhD student Heather Ray and her husband James just completed the 500 mile Colorado trail which runs from Denver to Durango.
Brian Bayless spoke last week at the Ciliate Microbiology Meeting in Camarino, Italy.