Honors and Awards - December 2017

December 18, 2017

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Ben Brown (G1) was awarded a two-year Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation's Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Informatics. Congratulations, Ben!


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Congratulations to Andrew Hale (G1) on being the only graduate student selected to give an oral presentation titled “Coordinating Inositide Lipid-Phosphatase Activities of Synaptojanin Modulate Actin Cytoskeleton Organization” at the upcoming Keystone Symposia, Phosphoinositide Biology: New Therapeutic Targets Beyond Class I PI3K in Taos, New Mexico!


Congratulations to the following MSTP mentors for their recent accomplishments!

  • Danny Winder, PhD (MSTP Associate Director for Graduate Training and PI to Joe Luchsinger, G2) and Alyssa Hasty, PhD (PI to Merla Hubler, G5) were named to endowed chairs for their outstanding scholarship and research.  Read more here.
  • David Cortez, PhD (PI to Petria Thompson, G2), Luc Van Kaer, PhD (Stahlman-Thomas Advising College Leader), Eric Skaar, PhD (PI to Lillian Juttukonda, M3), and Mark Wallace, PhD (PI to Matthew De Niear, M4, Gabby DiCarlo, G3 and David Tovar, G2) were elected by their peers as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read more here.
  • David Sweatt, PhD (PI to Brynna Paulukaitis, G1 and Bridget Collins, G1) and Dan Roden, MD (PI to Kevin Bersell, M4) made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers. Read more here.