Dec. 22, 2020—Jess won a “best poster” award at the 2020 symposium organized by the Vanderbilt Postdoc Association
Dec. 18, 2020—In November 2020, Jessica Biddinger (Simerly lab) published a paper titled, “Leptin suppresses development of GLP-1 inputs to the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus” in eLife, 9.
Dec. 18, 2020—In September 2020, Rafael Arrojo e Drigo was awarded an R03 New Investigator Gateway Awards for Collaborative T1D Research Grant: “Mapping the association of beta cell longevity and cell senescence in type 1 diabetes” from the Human Islet Research Network.
Dec. 18, 2020—In September 2020, Elizabeth Rendina-Ruedy was awarded funding for her lab’s R01 Grant Award: “Parathyroid hormone (PTH) modulates lipid metabolism in the skeletal niche” from the NIA.
Dec. 18, 2020—In September 2020, Sheila Collins was awarded funding for her lab’s R01 Grant Award: “Regulation of Natriuretic Peptide Signaling in Adipose Tissue and Energy” from the NIDDK.
Dec. 18, 2020—In June 2020, Alyssa Hasty was awarded NIA funding for an Alzheimer’s Disease-focused Administrative Supplement to her parent NIDDK R01 grant: “Adipose Macrophage Iron Handling.”
Dec. 18, 2020—In June 2020, Samuel Centanni (Winder lab) received the 2020 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Postdoc Honorable Mention Award for demonstrating his excellence in research, scholarship, presentations, awards, service and mentoring.
Dec. 18, 2020—In May 2020, Sheila Collins published two papers: a paper titled, “The scaffold protein p62 regulates adaptive thermogenesis through ATF2 nuclear target activation” in Nature Communications 11(1) and another paper titled, “Control of Adipocyte Thermogenesis and Lipogenesis through β3-Adrenergic and Thyroid Hormone Signal Integration” in Cell Reports 31(5). She also a paper titled, “Manipulation of...
Dec. 18, 2020—In January 2020, Jack Walker (Powers lab) published a co-first author paper titled, “Tacrolimus- and sirolimus-induced human beta cell dysfunction is reversible and preventable” in JCI Insight 5(1). He also published a co-first author paper titled, “Integrated human pseudoislet system and microfluidic platform demonstrate differences in GPCR signaling in islet cells” in JCI Insight 5(10)...
Dec. 7, 2020—Congratulations to Michelle Bedenbaugh, postdoctoral fellow, on being awarded an F32 from NIDDK for her grant “Melanocortin 3 receptor in neural circuits linking reproductive state and metabolism”.