Recent CSD News and Achievements
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.
David Dai just successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr. Dai!
Colleen Bartman, a first year PhD student in the Eckle lab, was selected for the CCTSI Tl1 Training Program in Translational Science. This award continues an exciting and ever accelerating record of important achievements by our students. Congratulations Colleen!
Alex Liggett, PhD student in the DeGregori lab, just received a predoc NRSA fellowship from the National Cancer Institues and an award from the Linda Crnic Institute to help support his research in leukemogenesis. Way to go Alex!
Andrew Weems, PhD student in the McMurray Lab, just got back from an EMBO Conference on the island of Crete! He had a great time and won the poster contest for his research. Congratulations! Part of his trip was funded through the C. Werner and Kitty Hirs Research Travel Award. Email Kenton for information on funding opportunities for any travel you have coming up.
Current CSD student Tanya Brown and incoming CSD student Jayne Aiken were both awarded NSF fellowships!
Congratulations to Jason for his recent NIH Fellowship! Determining the role of Pcdh10a in zebrafish migratory neural crest cells.
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