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. 

Wine Wednesdays at King Family Winery

October 14, 2020 By Civelekl

Civelek Lab members came together for a socially distant outdoors event for the first time during the pandemic. We enjoyed good food, music, and wine at the King Family Winery in Crozet.

Our lab’s research was highlighted in ClinicalOmics

September 29, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Anderson’s paper on sex differences in adipose tissue has been highlighted in ClinicalOmics. You can read it here.

Dr. Nik Barbera joins the lab

September 1, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Nik Barbera joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. He is a biophysicist who joined our lab after finishing his PhD doing a project jointly with Dr. Irena Levitan and Dr. Belinda Akpa at the University of Illinois in Chicago. St Louis. He will work on vascular smooth muscle-related projects in the laboratory. He will be supported by the Cardiovascular Training Grant (T32HL007284) Predoctoral Fellowship.

Noah Perry appointed to the Cardiovascular Training Grant

July 1, 2020 By Civelekl

Noah Perry was awarded the Cardiovascular Training Grant (T32HL007284) Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations on his wonderful achievement.

Yoni Aberra is elected GBMES DEI co-chair

June 1, 2020 By Civelekl

Second-year BME graduate student was elected to be the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion co-chair of the Graduate Biomedical Engineering Society along with Taylor Marohl from the Janes lab and Bryanna Harris from the Saucerman lab.

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