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Karthickeyan Chella-Krishnan, PhD New faculty hire

February 1, 2021 Dr. Karthickeyan Chella Krishnan joined the PSP faculty as Assistant Professor in the Research Track. Dr. Chella Krishnan earned his undergraduate degree in industrial biotechnology at Anna University in India and his PhD in molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology at the University of Cincinnati. He continued his training as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Los Angeles. 


Eric Wohleb, PhD receives CoM Award

January 15, 2021: Dr. Eric Wohleb has been chosen for the College of Medicine Research Rising Star Award

The College of Medicine celebrates a Research Rising Star who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to health-related research. A Research Rising Star is in the top tier of career benchmarks among peers. A Research Rising Star demonstrates excellence in:

  • Publication record and impact of the publications
  • Extramural funding record
  • Recognition as an expert in his or her research area, as evidenced by invited presentations at national or international meetings or venues, recognition by and service with sponsors or professional societies, or other means of recognition
  • Additional attributes that set the recipient above his peer group

Bridge funding award for Christian Hong, PhD

January 4, 2021 : The College of Medicine has awarded Christian Hong, PhD a bridge funding award.


Marissa Smail - NGP Graduate Student, Herman Lab

January 25, 2021: Marissa Smail has received the CoM Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year.

February 2021: Marissa Smail has received funding for her NIH/NIMH F31 grant "Neurobiology of Loss: Role of Microglia" 


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