Sam Morris named an Allen Distinguished Investigator

Sam Morris named an Allen Distinguished Investigator

Samantha Morris (Assistant Professor, Developmental Biology and Genetics) was named 1 of 5 Allen Distinguished Investigators for her work titled "Reading and writing cell histories: New genomic technologies to unlock cell programming." Congrats, Sam!
Thorold Theunissen receives NIH New Innovator Award

Thorold Theunissen receives NIH New Innovator Award

Thorold Theunissen, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, received the prestigious NIH DP2/New Innovator Award for his project “Resolving epigenetic instability during pluripotent state transitions: a roadmap for exploiting the biomedical potential of dynamic human stem cell states”. Congratulations, Thor!
Mayssa Mokalled receives first R01

Mayssa Mokalled receives first R01

Mayssa Mokalled, assistant professor of Developmental Biology, received her first R01 from NIH/NINDS for her project entitled “Mechanisms of glial bridging and neurogenesis during spinal cord regeneration in zebrafish”. Congrats Mayssa!
Cluster hire in regenerative medicine

Cluster hire in regenerative medicine

The CRM is pleased to partner with various departments and divisions to coordinate a cluster hire for an assistant professor (tenure track) in regenerative medicine. Review of applicants begins on October 15, 2019.
Kaufman lab receives first R01

Kaufman lab receives first R01

Congrats to Chuck Kaufman (Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine) on receiving his first NCI-funded R01using zebrafish to understand how melanoma is initiated.
Request for seed grant applications

Request for seed grant applications

We have opened our call for regenerative medicine seed grant applications. While all applications of merit will be considered, we encourage applications in the following areas: 1) Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs), 2) Newly initiated interdisciplinary collaborations among CRM members, 3) The intersection of precision medicine and regenerative medicine, and 4) Translational and/or entrepreneurial regenerative medicine. […]
CRM/DB Postdoc Appreciation Lunch

CRM/DB Postdoc Appreciation Lunch

In honor of Postdoc Appreciation Week, the CRM and Developmental Biology are teaming up to host an appreciation lunch for postdocs in CRM and DB labs. Join us at Shaffer Courtyard at noon on September 19. RSVP to Mayssa Mokalled by August 30 to join.

Guilak lab postdoc receives K99/R00 from NIAMS

Chia-Lung Wu, a postdoc in Farsh Guilak's lab, was awarded a highly-competitive K99/R00 from NIAMS to understand the epigenetic regulation of chondrogenesis during development and directed differentiation. Congrats, Chia-Lung!
Gretchen Meyer receives first R01 from NIAMS

Gretchen Meyer receives first R01 from NIAMS

Gretchen Meyer, Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy, received her first R01 from NIAMS, entitled, Promoting Muscle Regeneration Through Adipose Signaling. Congrats, Gretchen!
Save the date!

Save the date!

The Center of Regenerative Medicine and the Musculoskeletal Research Center are teaming up for a second Musculoskeletal Biology & Regeneration Meeting, May 28-29, 2020. Keynotes by Vicki Rosen (Harvard) and Sean Morrison (UT Southwestern), abstract talks, and poster sessions!
Lavine receives PECASE award

Lavine receives PECASE award

Kory Lavine MD, PhD (Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology) has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the US government for early career researchers. Congrats, Kory!
Paper from Humphreys & Morris labs featured in ‘The Best of Cell Stem Cell 2018’

Paper from Humphreys & Morris labs featured in ‘The Best of Cell Stem Cell 2018’

The recent collaborative paper from the Humphreys and Morris labs, titled 'Comparative Analysis and Refinement of Human PSC-Derived Kidney Organoid Differentiation with Single-Cell Transcriptomics' was featured in 'The Best of Cell Stem Cell 2018.' The most-highly accessed papers of 2018 were included in this special issue.  Congrats to everyone on the team!