2013 Postdoctoral Research Day

Two members of the Department of Pathology won awards at the 2013 Postdoctoral Research Day, February 18, 2013.

Tanecia Mitchell – First Place, Session III. Dr. Mitchell is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Victor Darley‐Usmar’s lab. The title of her presentation was “Defective Clearance of Damaged Mitochondria Contributes to β‐cell Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes”. Her co‐authors were: Balu K. Chacko, Michelle S. Johnson, Xiaosen Ouyang, Xiaoyong Lei, Jianhua Zhang, Akio Koizumi, Sasanka Ramanadham, and Victor Darley‐Usmar.

James Cody – Third Place, Session III. Dr. Cody is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Douglas Hurst’s laboratory. The title of his presentation was “Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Alter the Replication of an Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus in Breast Cancer Cells”. His co‐authors were: James M. Markert and Douglas R. Hurst.