Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

February 14, 2021 By Civelekl

Diana Albarracin, third-year BME student, and Zhiwen Xu, second-year Biology student were awarded the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. This is an award given to only 40 undergraduate students around the university every year. This is the second time Zhiwen won this award. Diana joins Lisa, Rita, Ngozi, Dillon, and Zhiwen as the latest Harrison Awardees. Congratulations to all of them.

Cavalier Daily highlights our research

January 20, 2021 By Civelekl

UVA’s student newspaper Cavalier Daily featured our lab’s research in an article. You can read it here.

In depth conversation about Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper in Discover CircRes podcast

December 17, 2020 By Civelekl

You can listen to the podcast highlighting Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper recently published in Circulation Research here.

Dr. Civelek was interviewed at CBS19 News

December 8, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Civelek was interviewed for a news spot highlighting Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper. Check out the interview here.

Dr. Aherrahrou published his paper on genetic regulation of smooth muscle cell function

December 4, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Redouane Aherrahrou published his paper entitled “Genetic regulation of atherosclerosis-relevant phenotypes in human vascular smooth muscle cells” in Circulation Research. You can read about the work here.

3 Civelek Lab Members Create The Genomics Society of UVA

November 24, 2020 By Civelekl

Rita Anane-Wae, Dillon Lue, and Zhiwen Xu put their efforts together and created The Genomics Society of UVA, hoping to promote undergraduate research. You can read about it here.

Dr. Civelek is awarded the ATVB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Recognition Award

November 13, 2020 By Civelekl

American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) awarded Dr. Mete Civelek with its Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award for his mentorship of students who are underrepresented in STEM and his efforts in creating an equitable and inclusive climate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Dr. Redouane Aherrahrou selected as a finalist for GPM Early Career Award

November 13, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Redouane Aherrahrou’s paper “Genetic Regulation of Atherosclerosis-Relevant Phenotypes in Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells” was selected for the American Heart Association’s Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine Early Career Award. He will present his paper during the 2020 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

Dr. Anderson published his paper on sex differences in adipose tissue

October 30, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr.  Warren Anderson published his paper entitled “Sex differences in human adipose tissue gene expression and genetic regulation involve adipogenesis” in Genome Research. 

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