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Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
January 25, 2017: The College of Medicine has awarded Christian Hong, PhD a bridge funding award for his project "Interconnected molecular network of circadian rhythms and cell cycle".
November 10, 2016: See a feature article on the department's Advanced Multidisciplinary Training Program for Systems Biology.
October 25, 2016: Christina Wei was awarded her PhD for her dissertation
"The role of GSK3β-CUGBP1 pathway in the correction of DM1 muscle pathology".
The work was done under the guidance of Lubov Timchenko, PhD.
March 21, 2016: See a feature article on graduate student Nina Bertaux-Skeirik. Nina studies under the guidance of Yana Zavros, PhD.
March 11, 2016: Gopinath Sundaramurthy successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, "A probabilistic approach for automated discovery of biomarkers using expression data from microarray or RNA-Seq datasets". The work was done under the guidance of Hamid Eghbalnia, PhD.
March 9, 2016: Drew Rosselot has received a URC Graduate Summer Fellowship for his project "Age related changes to the coupling of circadian rhythms to the cell cycle". Drew studies under the guidance of Christian Hong, PhD.
February 15, 2016: Nina Bertaux-Skeirik has been awarded a Graduate School Dean's Fellowship for her final year of graduate studies. Nina studies under the guidance of Yana Zavros, PhD.
October 27, 2015: Ali Shawki successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, "Functional properties and intestinal role of H+-coupled divalent metal-ion transporter-1". The work was done under the guidance of Bryan Mackenzie, PhD. Dr. Shawki will conduct postdoctoral studies at the University of California, RIverside.
October 27, 2015: A poster by Nina Bertaux-Skeirik, "CD44 variant (8-10) marks the cancer stem cells in human gastric adenocarcinoma", was awarded second place among the 78 posters in the UC College of Medicine Graduate Student Research Forum. The work was done under the guidance of Yana Zavros, PhD.
August 22, 2015: The department welcomes its newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Tongli Zhang, PhD. Dr. Zhang arrives from the University of Oxford and is expert in the mathematical modeling of cellular decision-making.
June 12, 2015: Nina Bertaux-Skeirik has been awarded a two-year Albert J. Ryan Fellowship for graduate studies. This award is only available to students at the University of Cincinnati, Harvard University, and Dartmouth College. It is the highest honor the College of Medicine can bestow on graduate students while they are still in their degree program. Nina studies under the guidance of Yana Zavros, PhD.
May 28, 2015: Shruti Marwaha successfully defended her doctoral dissertation "A genomics and mathematical modeling approach for the study of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis and gastric cancer". The project was done under the guidance of Hamid Eghbalnia, PhD.
April 6, 2015: The College of Medicine Office of Research has awarded its first Rising Star award to Christian Hong, PhD. Dr. Hong is Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the Systems Biology and Physiology graduate program. Read more.
March 18, 2015: Michael Craig successfully defended his doctoral dissertation "Transcriptional regulation of developmental and tumor-induced angiogenesis by Etv2 and Fli1b" in the Systems Biology and Physiology graduate program. The project was done under the guidance of Saulius Sumanas, PhD. Dr. Craig now has a faculty appointment with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Wright State University.
February 25, 2015: Amy Engevik successfully defended her doctoral dissertation "The regulation of gastric ulcer repair" in the Systems Biology and Physiology graduate program. The project was done under the guidance of Yana Zavros, PhD. Dr. Engevik is now pursuing postdoctoral studies at Vanderbilt University.