Graduate Student Leland Black Receives Award

Leland_Black_2012Congratulations to Leland Black (graduate student in Janusz Kabarowski’s lab) who received 3rd prize for her poster presentation at the 23rd Annual UAB Vascular Biology & Hypertension Symposium (October 8-9, 2012). Leland’s poster, one of 34 presented by graduate students and postdocs at this symposium, was entitled “HDL-Mediated Modulation of Autoimmunity in Normolipidemic Lupus-prone mice”.


Yother Is SOM Diversity Nominee

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 Dr. Janet Yother has been selected as the School of Medicine faculty nominee for the UAB Diversity award. This award was established to recognize the significant achievements of faculty, staff and students who have worked to develop a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.

Yother was nominated by her students, both past and present, as the faculty member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote diversity within the department, graduate school and university.

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New Additions to Novak Lab

Dr. Jan Novak’s laboratory welcomes four new members and says farewell to one.

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From left to right:

Hirouki Ueda, MD, PhD (visiting scientist since 4-2012)
Nicolas Maillard, MD (visiting scientist since 11-2012)
Koshi Yamada, MD, PhD (departing after spending almost four years at UAB)
Tyler Stewart (PhD student, jointly mentored by Drs. Renfrow and Novak since summer 2012)
Colin Reily, PhD (post-doctoral fellow since 10-2012)

Congratulations

Congratulations to Drs. Sunnie Thompson and Elena Frolova for their promotions from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with Tenure!