The CRM and the Theunissen Lab welcome Rowan Karvas PhD as a new CRM Fellow in Regenerative Medicine. Rowan received her PhD from the University of Missouri and will work on engineering 3D microenvironments to model early human development. Welcome, Rowan!
Samantha Morris PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Developmental Biology, was awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship in Computational and Evolutionary Molecular Biology. Congrats, Sam!
Samantha Morris (Developmental Biology and Genetics) was named a WUSM Distinguished Junior Investigator, for outstanding contributions to science. An award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) auditorium.
Michael Rauchman, MDCM (Medicine, Nephrology), was installed as the Chromalloy Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine. Congrats, Michael!
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, 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”.
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”.
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.
Congrats to Chuck Kaufman (Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine) on receiving his first NCI-funded R01using zebrafish to understand how melanoma is initiated.
We have opened our call for regenerative medicine seed grant applications. Deadline November 1.