Linda Zhou, a grad student in the Phillips-Cremins lab, wins the Saul Winegrad award for 2021 best thesis for Penn GCB. Congratulations Linda!
Paula Agudelo Garcia (postdoc in the Berger lab, grant co-mentored by E. John Wherry) is the recipient of an NRSA F32 Fellowship to study how metabolism regulates the epigenetic landscape in T cell exhaustion. Congratulations!
Kiara Rodriguez-Acevedo, who attended the SUIP program last summer in the Korb lab and will be joining Penn as a CAMB graduate student this fall, was awarded the NSF graduate research fellowship. Congratulations Kiara!
Gabor Egervari, a postdoc in the Berger lab, is the recipient of a K99/R00 transition award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study how alcohol affects epigenetic-metabolic regulation in the brain. Congratulations!
Balint Kacsoh, a postdoc in the Berger lab, took second place in the Annual Biomedical Postdoctoral Symposium poster presentation contest. Congratulations Balint!
Juan Serrano (Kohli Lab) was awarded an NIH F31 individual fellowship and also given a 2020 Patel Family Scholar Award from the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute. Congratulations!
Jon Beagan from the Cremins Lab wins the 2020 Sol Pollack award for the PhD thesis representing original research at the forefront of its field. Congratulations!
Connie Jiang, an MD/PhD graduate student in the Raj lab, received an F30 award for her work entitled “Revealing the molecular underpinnings of transcriptional heterogeneity.” Congratulations!
Eric Sanford, an MD/PhD graduate student in the Raj lab, received an F30 award for his work entitled “How does a gene integrate multiple signals?” Congratulations!
Yogesh Goyal, a postdoc in the Raj lab, received a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Science Interface (CASI) for his work entitled “Biochemical trajectories guiding rare cell plasticity and therapy resistance in single cancer cells.” Congratulations!