Yonathan Aberra taught bioinformatics classes at Le Moyne-Owen College

April 5, 2024 By Civelekl

As part of the ongoing collaboration with Dr. Ruth Washington in Le Moyne-Owen College, Memphis’ only Historically Black College and University for 160 years, graduate student Yonathan Aberra gave a seminar and taught two bioinformatics classes to undergraduate students.

Redouane’s recent paper was featured in NBC29 News

March 6, 2024 By Civelekl

Dr. Redouane Aherrahrou published his recent paper in the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Journal recently. Here is the link to the article. NBC29 News featured the paper in its broadcast. You can watch it here.

Noah Perry wins an Engineering Endowed Fellowship

September 28, 2023 By Civelekl

Noah Perry won the Copenhaver Charitable Trust Bicentennial Fellowship from the School of Engineering. The fellowship provides a stipend and funds for his research activities. Congratulations to Noah for winning this prestigious fellowship.

Noah Perry interviewed about his paper on NBC29 and CBS19 News

August 14, 2023 By Civelekl

Noah Perry was interviewed by reporters from NBC29 and CBS19 news about his paper on gene networks that are dysregulated during smooth muscle cell phenotypic transitions. You can watch the news clips here and here.

Yonathan Aberra interviewed about his paper on NBC29 and CBS19 News

July 24, 2023 By Civelekl

Yonathan Aberra was interviewed by reporters from NBC29 and CBS19 news about his paper on abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes risk. You can watch the news clips here and here.

Noah Perry published his first first-author paper

June 30, 2023 By Civelekl

The paper entitled “Network Preservation Analysis Reveals Dysregulated Metabolic Pathways in Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypic Switching” was published in American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation Genomic and Precision Medicine. Congratulations Noah!

Yonathan Aberra published his first first-author paper

June 16, 2023 By Civelekl

The paper entitled “Predicting mechanisms of action at genetic loci associated with discordant effects on type 2 diabetes and abdominal fat accumulation” was published in eLife. Congratulations Yoni. You can read a news article about the paper here.

Civelek Lab Alum returns for an industry career presentation

April 18, 2023 By Civelekl

Dr. Qianyi Yang, who finished her postdoctoral fellowship in November 2022, returned to campus to talk about her experiences as an industry scientist as part of the professional development series of the Cardiovascular Training Grant. She is now a senior scientist at Vertex Pharmaceuticals and shared her journey from academia to industry. She also managed to help to troubleshoot some Western blot problems during the brief time in the lab!

 

Noah Perry wins University-wide Teaching Award

April 14, 2023 By Civelekl

Ph.D. candidate Noah Perry received The Class of 1985 Fellowship for Creative Teaching this year. The Fellowship is offered to the graduate teaching assistant who best demonstrates exceptional creativity in teaching activities. This is the highest honor that the University of Virginia bestows upon a graduate teaching assistant among the university-wide nominees from tens of departments. Congratulations Noah! Your future students are lucky to have you as their professor.

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