2009 Kalra Award Recipients Drew Taylor (left) and Karen Eberhart (right) have been honored with the 2009 Pusha S. Kalra Award for Endocrine Physiology. They are shown here with Dr. Kalra.
Annet Kirabo (mentor: Peter Sayeski) has received a Medical Guild Research Incentive Award in recognition of her outstanding research. Previous recipients of this award include: Adam Mecca (mentors: Colin Sumners and Mike Katovich) Natasha Moningka (mentor: Chris Baylis)…
Daisy Daubert, Ph.D., has accepted an Assistant Professorship at Ferris State University in Michigan. Daisy has been a postdoctoral associate in Debbie Scheuer’s lab for several years. Her appointment will take effect in August 2009.
Leslie White (mentor: Chris Baylis) and Arthur Pope (mentor: A. J. Cardounel) have both received Minority Travel Fellowships from the American Physiological Society (APS) and The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Annet Kirabo (mentor: Peter Sayeski) received an APS Travel Award (Professional Skills Training Workshop).
Jacqueline Sayyah has successfully defended her dissertation research and has been awarded a Ph.D. in Physiology. Peter Sayeski was her faculty mentor.
A. J. Cardounel, Ph.D., has been appointed as a permanent member of the “Atherosclerosis and Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System Study Section” of NIH’s Center for Scientific Review. The appointment takes effect in October, 2009.
Andres Acosta (mentor: Sergei Zolotukhin) received this year’s Medical Guild Award for the IDP’s Physiology And Pharmacology Concentration.
Judy M. Delp, Ph.D., has joined our department as an Associate Professor. Research in her laboratory focuses on determining the effects of aging on the microvasculature of skeletal muscle and the heart.