November 25: Our invited opinions paper, “Engineered Nanomaterial Exposure and the Risk of Allergic Disease” was accepted in Current Opinions in Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
November 8: Jonathan won the Society of Toxicology Colgate Palmolive Fellowship Award in In Vitro Toxicology. The award is presented to one postdoctoral fellow each year and provides $44,000 for stipend and research costs. Jonathan will be presented the award at the 2014 SOT annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
September 19-20: The lab attended and presented oral and poster presentations at the Mountain West Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM. The theme of the meeting was Nanotoxicology. Jonathan won the best postdoctoral presentation award and was selected to be the postdoctoral representative for the regional chapter.
August 1st 2013: Our proteomics paper on silver nanoparticle-protein corona was accepted in PLOS ONE.
July 8th, 2013: Wei Bai joined the Nanotoxicology Lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
July 1st, 2013: Our SOT symposium proposal was accepted for the 2014 meeting in Phoenix. It is entitled, “Three dimensions of nanomaterial pulmonary toxicity: Innate immunity, TLRs and inflammasomes”. Drs. Sri Nadadur and Jared Brown are chairing the session and our invited speakers include Drs. Andrij Holian, Jamie Bonner, Tara Sabo-Attwood and Alex Star.
July 1st, 2013: We relocated the Nanotoxicology Lab from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University to the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Departmental of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Both Jonathan Shannahan and Abdul Aldossari relocated to Colorado to continue their fellowship and graduate studies respectively.