Dr. Qianyi Yang joins the lab

November 5, 2018 By Civelekl

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.

NSF/BSF Grant on Data Storage in DNA

October 1, 2018 By Civelekl

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.

PlaqOmics: Leducq Foundation Transatlantic Network of Excellence

August 24, 2018 By Civelekl

Our lab is now part of an international consortium funded by the Fondation Leducq: PlaqOmics Our goal is to understand the molecular mechanisms that lead to atherosclerotic plaque instability.

Second NIH Funding

August 22, 2018 By Civelek Lab

We received our second grant, a two-year R21, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This grant will fund our computational work to characterize loci associated with increased risk for coronary artery disease.

NIH Funding

July 26, 2018 By Civelekl

Our lab is officially funded by an R01 grant from the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This grant will support our work in adipose biology.

Cardiovascular Training Grant

June 14, 2018 By Civelekl

Jordan Reed was awarded the Cardiovascular Training Grant (T32HL007284) Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations on her wonderful achievement.

AHA Fellowships

April 24, 2018 By Civelek Lab

Redouane Aherrahrou and Warren Anderson were awarded the American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations on their wonderful achievement.

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