Sep. 28, 2021—https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/basic-sciences/2021/09/28/cohen-innovation-fund-awards-announced-supporting-two-high-risk-high-reward-projects/ Cohen Innovation Fund Awards Announced Supporting Two High-Risk, High-Reward Projects Posted by dostersm on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in Discoveries . By Aaron Conley Stanley Cohen and Vanderbilt Chancellor Joe Wyatt (1986). Houra Merrikh, professor of biochemistry, and Teru Nakagawa, associate professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, have both been selected to receive one-year research awards from the Stanley Cohen...
Jul. 21, 2021—Andrea Marshall, Zer Vue, and Heather Beasley (Hinton lab) are all co-authors in a DEI publication: Intentional mentoring: Maximizing the impact of underrepresented future scientists in the 21st century. | Pathogens and Disease | Oxford Academic (oup.com)
Jul. 20, 2021—Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab), has received an award to attend the Endocrine Society’s Early Career Forum.
Jul. 20, 2021—Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton lab), has published a diversity, equity, and inclusion paper in Pathogens and Disease on microaggressions. Link: Responding and navigating racialized microaggressions in STEM – PubMed (nih.gov).
Jul. 20, 2021—Heather Beasley published a review on TMEM 135 that has been accepted and published at Cells (Impact 6.6). Cells | Free Full-Text | TMEM135 is a Novel Regulator of Mitochondrial Dynamics and Physiology with Implications for Human Health Conditions | HTML (mdpi.com). “
Jul. 20, 2021—Antentor Hinton, Jr.has been selected as a Topic Editor for the special issue by Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences on The Role of Mitochondrial Endoplasmic Reticulum Contact Sites in Human Health and Disease. The Role of Mitochondrial Endoplasmic Reticulum Contact Sites in Human Health and Disease | Frontiers Research Topic (frontiersin.org)
Jul. 20, 2021—Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton lab), has been invited to participate in the American Society of Cell Biology’s 2021 Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) Program. 2021-2022 ACT Cohort | ASCB
Jul. 20, 2021—Antentor Hinton, Jr. has been awarded Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) Award that provides $500,000 in support. 2021 Career Awards at the Scientific Interface Recipients Announced – Burroughs Wellcome Fund (bwfund.org)
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.