December 2014 News
Chris Gamblin (associate professor) was honored as an Outstanding Educator by the Torch Chapter of the Mortar Board, a senior honor society, on November 14 at halftime of the KU-University of California Santa Barbara men’s basketball game. The award recognizes dedication to KU and positive influence on students both academically and personally.
Sonia Hall (graduate student, Ward lab, right) served as a graduate student ambassador and Audrey Lamb (associate professor, left) served as mentor and poster judge at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in San Antonio, TX, November 12-15.
Seth Lewin (graduate student, M. Azuma lab) was the Second Place winner in 2014 KUCC Research Symposium and Multi-Disciplinary Oncology Conference poster competition on November 8. His poster was entitled “Ewing sarcoma protein Ewsa-dependent regulation of Ctgf in zebrafish chondrocyte maturation.” The prize comes with a $500 travel award.
Lauren Arney (undergraduate, Lamb lab) is the recipient of the Paul A. Kitos Award For Excellence in Undergraduate Biomedical Research and the Del and Carol Shankel Biomedical Scholarship.