• Transformational Project Award

    Civelek Lab has been awarded a three-year Transformational Project Award from the American Heart Association. The title of the award is “Genetic Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Gene Expression.”

    May 15, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • Goodbye Lunch for Jewel and Lisa

    Jewel and Lisa graduated with a degree in Biology and Biomedical Engineering, respectively. Jewel will be attending a PREP program at the University of Georgia and Lisa will do a design-focused Biomedical Engineering MS program at UVA.

    May 8, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events Social
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor

    Mete was awarded the “Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year” by the UVA Office of Undergraduate Research. He was nominated for this award by Lisa, Ngozi, and Rita. See the news about this award.

    April 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • FASEB Capitol Hill Day

    Mete represented the Genetics Society of America as part of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Capitol Hill Day to lobby Virginia lawmakers to increase funding for NIH and NSF.

    March 9, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

    Rita Anane-Wae and Sarah Innis, both second year BME students, were awarded the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. Rita will work with Redouane over the summer and Sarah will be part of the summer Diabetes Research Program at UVA.

    February 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • American Diabetes Association Funding

    Our laboratory was awarded a three-year Innovative Basic Sciences grant from the American Diabetes Association entitled “Dissecting the KLF14-regulated transcriptional network in adipocytes.” See the news about the grant.

    January 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • Dr. Qianyi Yang joins the lab

    Dr. Qianyi Yang joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. She is a molecular biologist who comes to our lab from another postdoc position in Washington University St Louis. She will work on adipose tissue-related projects in the laboratory.

    November 5, 2018 By Civelekl Uncategorized
  • NSF/BSF Grant on Data Storage in DNA

    Our lab received a joint grant from NSF with Farzad Hassanzadeh of UVA Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to characterize the local sequence context dependent errors in synthesis, replication, and sequencing of DNA and identify a mathematical model to correct these errors for data storage purposes.

    October 1, 2018 By Civelekl Uncategorized
  • BME Tug of War 2019

    August 28, 2018 By Civelek Lab News & Events Social
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