Skip to main content

Whitney Edwards, Ph.D. (4th year SPIRE scholar, Dr. Frank Conlon’s lab) – received a fellowship from the American Heart Association to fund her work titled TBX20/TLE Interaction Is Essential For Mammalian Heart Development

Ashalla Freeman, Ph.D. (Director, Graduate Education, UNC School of Medicine) – received a Dean’s Performance Award for 2021.

Michelle Kovarik, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Trinity College) – received a grant from the NSF titled Microelectrophoretic and Statistical Tools for Studies of Kinase- and ROS-Based Signaling in Dictyostelium discoideum (2021-2024)

Alex Marshall, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University) earned a grant from the NIH/NIGMS entitled The Functional Implications of Astrocytic GPCR-signaling on Alcohol Abuse (funded 2021-2025).

Nikea Pittman, Ph.D. (current scholar, Dr. Saskia Neher’s lab) – received a Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, October 2021.

Omar Quintero-Carmona, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Richmond) – has been named the recipient of the 2021 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity.

Erin Shanle, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Longwood University) – received an NSF grant as a co-PI for the project titled Supporting the growth of STEM professionals through community, mentorship, and interdisciplinary inquiry (funded 2021-2027).

Comments are closed.