Tony Fehr (assistant professor) received an R35 MIRA award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for a project entitled Determining Mechanisms of Innate Immune Modulation by ADP-ribosylation.
Kristi Neufeld (professor) is featured in this KU Medical Center News article discussing the effort to gain comprehensive cancer center status. Alumna Dr. Lisa Harlan-Williams (PhD recipient, Benedict lab) is also featured.
Heba Mostafa (PhD recipient, Davido lab) has been named a Hawk to Watch, recognizing her important work on COVID-19 testing. Dr. Mostafa is now the director of the Molecular Virology Lab at Johns Hopkins as well as an assistant professor of pathology.
Christian Gomez (PhD recipient, Neufeld lab) successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Novel Role for APC in Goblet Cells, Inflammation, and Cell Stress” on September 21. In October, Christian will start a new position in the Dixon lab as a postdoctoral fellow in the IRACDA program.
Sam Glaser (undergraduate, Fehr lab) was one of eight recipients of an Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA) this fall for his project entitle “Role of the Coronavirus Macrodomain Highly-Conserved GIF Loop in Virus Replication.”