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Student Highlights

2016 Student Awards – at Experimental Biology
Haley Nation won the APS Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award.
Sooyeon (Jenny) Lee won 2 awards at Experimental Biology this year:
APS Cell & Molecular Physiology Robert Gunn Award.
ASN Emerging Leaders in Science Award.
Brian Kinsman won the APS Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award.
Mi Zhou won the Microcirculatory Society Pappenheimer Postdoctoral Travel Award.

Sooyeon (Jenny) Lee  –  On February 29th, 2016, Jenny successfully passed her oral defense at 1;00 at University Park.  The title of her defense was “Essential roles of ZnT2 in breast development and function during lactation: Translational studies in cells, mice and humans”. Congratulations Jenny!!

2016 D. Eugene Rannels Award – Congratulations to Sooyeon (Jenny) Lee who was awarded The D. Eugene Rannels Award for Outstanding dissertation in Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  Jenny is a member of the Kelleher Lab and will graduate this Spring.

2016 Howard E. Morgan Award – Congratulations to James Cowles who was awarded The Howard E. Morgan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Science Research.  James spent some time in the Stocker lab working on research.

2015 Patrick G. Quinn Award – Congratulations to Paul Hsu who was awarded The Patrick G. Quinn Award for Outstanding Performance by a Post-Comprehensive Ph.D. Candidate.  Paul is currently a MD/PhD student in the Jefferson Lab.

Lina Jamis  –  On June 30th, 2015, Lina successfully passed her oral defense at 12;00 in C4702.  The title of her defense was “A Silent Symphony: Unconventional Mysoin3A and Human Hereditary Hearing Loss”. Congratulations Lina!!

Sooyeon Lee and the Kelleher Lab is in the news..

Mutation in zinc transport protein may inhibit successful breast

2015 D. Eugene Rannels Award – Congratulations to Theresa Carr who was awarded the D. Eugene Rannels Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  Theresa is a MD/PhD student in the Shantz Lab.

2015 Student Awards – at Experimental Biology
Lina Jamis won 3rd place at the Graduate Exhibition with her poster entitled: “A Silent Symphony: Unconventional Myosins and Human Hereditary Deafness”
Sooyeon (Jenny) Lee won 3 awards at Experimental Biology this year:
APS Epithelial Transport Research Award
ASN Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Award
APS Endocrinology and Metabolism Campbell Award
Paige Chandler won the APS Epithelial Transport Research Award.

2015 – Congratulations to Robert Feehan – Bob was awarded an F31 Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from NIH.  Bob is a fourth year PhD student in the Shantz Lab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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