Exciting month for the IBP Graduate Program! Congratulations to Pedro Rodriguez and Jae-Hwi Sung who both successfully defended their thesis this month.
Pedro is the recipient of the Minnesota Obesity Prevenstion (MnOPT) Fellowship and will be working as a Post Doc in the Bartolomucci lab.
Jae-Hwi is a Study Director at MD Biosciences.
Thank you JP and Jenna for their leadership in planning the Zofia Zukowska Lectureship. What a great visit with Jen Davis!
Congrats to Kate Fallon (MD/PhD) who received the Hemingway award for obtaining the highest GPA in her first year coursework.
Fanta Barrow was the Graduate Student winner at this year's Cardio Palooza poster session. Congrats Fanta!
And the people choose....Eunice and JP! At the 2023 Cardio Palooza poster event, JP an Eunice tied for the Peoples' Choice award winners.
Way to go JP Pallais and Postdoc, Megan Beetch for winning the top abstracts at the UMN Diabetes Research Day
Naixin Zhang and her mentor, Dr. Tim O'Connell at the UMN commencement on May 15. We wish her the best in her new position at Tectonic Therapeutic in Boston.
The 2023 Medical School Award Recipients from IBP. Congratulations Naixin and Gavin! The full awards program
Congratulations to Arthur de La Cruz-Lynch from the Osborn lab, who received the notice of award for his NIH/NHLBI F30 Award! Proposal title: “Evaluating the mechanisms of afferent renal nerve ablation as a treatment for hypertension”.
We are happy to announce the fall 2023 cohort for IBP!
Congratulations to Doa Yucel who completed his PhD and is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University, Boston Children's Hospital.
Congratulations to Jenna and Gavin who were both poster session winners at the 2022 Cardio Palooza on July 31.
Recent graduate, Alexie Larson started working at Thermo Fisher Scientific within their imaging and detection team.
Congratulations to our award recipients:
Fanta Barrow (Revelo lab) is the 2022 IBP Milne and Brandenburg Award recipient. This award recognizes exceptional thesis research in biomedical sciences. Fanta is also the awardee of the Jan Lunden Award. This award honors outstanding research by a graduate or medical student in the field of molecular hepatology.
Ingrid Rodriguez Aragon (Batchelor lab) is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Lifson-Johnson award for excellence in teaching.
Brandon Wagner received the Dr. Marvin and Hadassah Bacaner Research in IBP Award which recognizes exceptional research achievement by graduate students.
Seokwon Jo (Alejandro lab) is the recipient of the Veneziale-Steer Award. This award recognizes outstanding research by a graduate or medical student in the field of cellular growth regulation.
Recent graduate, Brandon Wagner accepted a job at Bio-Techne as Scientist in antibody development, primarily focusing on the development of antibodies for flow cytometry and cell selection.
Brandon Wagner successfully defended his thesis and earned his Ph.D.! Way to go, Brandon! Title: "Physiological Consequences of Increased Phosphorylation-Dependent Activation of Guanylyl Cyclase-A and -B"
Ph.D. Candidate, Seokwon Jo, received notice that his submitted NIH NIDDK grant application was approved for funding. Great news, Seokwon!
Congratulations to Alexie Larson on a successful Ph.D. thesis defense! "Satellite cell maintenance and the strength recovery after injury: the impact of estradiol signaling"
Fanta Barrow won a Early Career Investigator Award through the AASLD foundation. Congratulations! check out the details on Twitter.
Congratulations Iffy on passing your final thesis defense! Iffy is completing his M.D. through the University of Minnesota’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PHD).