Summer 2021 News
Dan Dixon (professor) received a Pilot Project Award from the KU Cancer Center, entitled Colon Cancer Chemoprevention Through Inhibition of Exportin 1 (XPO1).
Erik Lundquist (professor) was the recipient of the 2021 Grant Goodman Undergraduate Mentor Award through the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Liang Xu (professor) in collaboration with Dr. Yong Zeng at University of Florida, received an NIH multi-PI R33 grant from the National Cancer Institute, entitled Integrative Functional Profiling of Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicles.
Yinglong Miao (assistant professor) received an OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry provided by the American Chemical Society in fall 2021.
Jessie Perlmutter (postdoc, Unckless lab) was awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for her work on the evolution of a novel mutualism.
Jennifer Amrein (graduate student, Dixon lab) was awarded trainee support by the University of Kansas Cancer Center match position to the NIH funded Chemistry Biology Training Grant.
Evan Kauffman (undergraduate, Dixon lab) was selected to be a 2021 Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) Translational Scholar.
Hunter Duke joined the Unckless lab as a research assistant. They will work on genetic conflict in Drosophila.