POSTDOCS

MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Award Recipients 

We are excited to announce the recipients of our annual MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Awards! Each year, the department honors five postdocs (one in each division) for excellence in research, contributions to the division and department, mentoring, and outreach.

BBS

Colognori
David Colognori (Doudna Lab) is developing new CRISPR-based tools for studying RNA in eukaryotes.

CDB

Zhou
Coral Zhou (Heald Lab) works on mechanisms of mitotic chromosome scaling in Xenopus.

GGD

Sing
Tina Sing (Ünal Lab) is interested in leveraging gametogenesis-specific rejuvenation pathways to extend lifespan in budding yeast.

IMP

Shen
Koning Shen (Dillin Lab) studies how mitochondrial quality control and signaling pathways regulate health in aging and disease.

NEU

Yao
Yuanyuan Yao (Dan Lab) studies the role of a cardiovascular circuit in sleep regulation.

 

BrewerKaty Brewer (Bateup Lab) – American Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Jennifer HamiltonJennifer Hamilton (Doudna Lab) – HS Chau Women in Enterprising Science Fellow
HeiderMichael Heider (Rapé Lab) – Walter Benjamin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the German Research Foundation JoinerAaron Joiner (Hurley Lab) – 2022 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna Gray Fellow
KhannaKanika Khanna (Welch Lab) – 2022 Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellowship LukarskaMaria Lukarska (Savage Lab) – Life Sciences Research Foundation (LSRF) Fellowship
   

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Congratulations to the 2022 CEND Fellows!

Babirye 
Janet Peace Babirye 
(Vance Lab)
Bacher
Meghan Bacher 
(Welch Lab)
Fairgrieve
Marian Fairgrieve 
(Vance Lab)
Nilsson
Hannah Nilsson 
(Cox Lab)

 

   
NguyJessica Nguy (1st year rotation) – MCB Industrial Affiliates Program Amgen Graduate Student Fellowship Torres VeraHéctor L. Torres Vera (Schepartz Lab) – Gilliam Fellowship

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Congratulations to MCB’s Class of 2022 Sponsored Research Award Recipients!
Gharabi
Ameneh Gharabi
(Korman Lab in Rochester, NY)
Ruiz
Dereck Ruiz
(Axent Biosciences) 
Tran
Alice Tran
(Wang Lab at UCSF)
Varona Arguelles
Carolina Varona Argüelles
(Whiteman Lab)
Ybarra
Julia Ybarra
(DuPage Lab)

 

AlvarezEstephannie Alvarez (Hayes Lab) – Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference LebedevaSofya Lebedeva (Francis Lab) – 2023 Foresight Fellow
UkaniIsha Ukani – Third Place at SCET-Silicon Alliance Pitch Competition WilliamsJacob Williams (DuPage Lab) – NIH-MARC Fellowship and Outstanding Poster Presentation in Immunology at the 20th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists (ABRCMS)
   

 

 

 

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