Pathology News Archive: April 2015

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Pre-doctoral Graduate Student Receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)

Congratulations to Talha Anwar, pre-doctoral graduate student in the Kleer lab on receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellowship (F30). This three year grant will support Talha's thesis project titled "Non-canonical functions of EZH2 in triple-negative breast cancers." His project investigates the mechanistic and functional contributions of EZH2, a protein found signif . . .
April 30 2015

Pre-doctoral Graduate Student Selected for 2015 National Science Foundation GRFP

Congratulations to Sierrah Grigsby, pre-doctoral graduate student in the Nikolovska-Coleska lab on being selected to participate in the prestigious 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Starting in May 2015 this fellowship will provide 3 years of support which will allow Sierrah to work on her thesis related to understanding the protein-protein interaction of histone methyltransferase, disruptor of tel . . .
April 30 2015

Pathology Laboratory , Reported New Findings in Article

The laboratory of Dr. Gabriel Nuñez, Paul de Kruif Professor of Pathology, reported new findings in the article “Distinct commensals induce interleukin-1b via NLRP3 inflammasome in inflammatory monocytes to promote intestinal inflammation in response to injury” which was published in the online issue of Immunity, April 21st, 2015. Dr. Sang-Uk Seo is first author. Other coauthors from the Department . . .
April 17 2015

U-M Health System launches $160M project to improve lab tests for patients in Michigan and beyond!

U-M Health System launches $160M project to improve lab tests for patients in Michigan and beyond! The U-M Board of Regents approved the project in a vote April 16, 2015. Now, UMHS will begin creating an entirely new 139,000-square-foot home for most of its clinical pathology activities, and renovating another 47,000 square feet of existing space. To view the full UMHS press release click here. . . .
April 16 2015

Newly Elected Assistant Chief Resident for 2015-2016

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Cody Carter! Cody has been elected Assistant Chief Resident for 2015-2016 and Dr. Reena Singh will take over Dr. Ted Brown's position as Chief Resident.  Thanks for all your hard work, you're almost finished Ted! . . .
April 10 2015