Transformational Project Award

May 15, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.”

Goodbye Lunch for Jewel and Lisa

May 8, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor

April 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.

FASEB Capitol Hill Day

March 9, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

February 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.

American Diabetes Association Funding

January 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab

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.

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.

BME Tug of War 2019

August 28, 2018 By Civelek Lab
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