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This Week in CBIM

 

Activity

Date

Time

Location

New Learning Portal online

11/13/2017

Anytime

Online

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

Campus Closed

11/23-24/2017

All Day

Campuswide

Lewis Library Holiday Hours

11/22 – 26/2017

See Link

LIB

WIPS

Busola Okunnu (Berg)

11/30/20174:30 –

Noon

LIB 110

Blood Drive

11/17/2017

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

EAD Atrium

Salsa Limon Food Truck

10% of sales go to Hurricane Harvey Relief

11/17/2017

3:00 – 6:00 pm

In front of MET

on Bunting Street

Graduate Student Association Bowling Social

GSBS Faculty, Staff and Students

11/17/2017

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Cowtown Bowling Alley


Congratulations to Jamboor Vishnawatha, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $2,057,888.00. In funding for his grant, “Investigating Serum Exosomal Annexin A2 in Promoting Aggressive TNBC in African American Women” for the time period covering 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2022.

 


Congratulations to Dong-Ming Su, Ph.D. and Ms. Sizova

 

For receiving $23,376.00. In funding for his grant, “Pro-inflammatory Condition-induced Tumor Dormancy in a Pre-metastatic Reservoir: Thymus” for the time period covering 9/1/17 through 8/31/18.


Congratulations to Michael Phillips, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $20,000.00. In funding for his grant, “Nanosensing of Oxidized Cell-free mtDNA: Biomarkers of Inflammation and Mitochondrial Dysfunction insert” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.


Congratulations to Harlan Jones, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $19,975.00. In funding for his grant, “Stress Hormones and Lung Microbiota as Mediators of Respiratory Health” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Dong-Ming Su, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $1,000.00. In funding for his grant, “Genotyping of FF/FC conditional knock-out mice” for the time period covering June 5, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

 


Congratulations to Nicole Phillips, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $20,000. In funding for her grant, “Nanosensing of Oxidized Cell-free mtDNA: Biomarkers of Inflammation and Mitochondrial Dysfunction insert” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Harlan Jones, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $19,975. In funding for his grant, “Stress Hormones and Lung Microbiota as Mediators of Respiratory Health” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Amalendu Ranjan, Ph.D.

For receiving $20,000. In funding for his grant, “Nano-G: Rescuing grepafloxcin by Mitigating its QT Prolongation for Faster Clinical Translation” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Rafal Fudala, Ph.D.

 

for receiving $20,000. In funding for his grant, “Novel Multi-pulse Pumping with Time-gated Detection Technology for Study Dynamics of Molecular Assemblies” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Pankaj Chaudhary, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $20,000. In funding for his grant, “Exosomal-Annexin A2 Promotes Metastasis in Triple-negative Breast Cancer” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Michael Allen, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $19,750. In funding for his grant, “Immune Avoidance during Borrelia burgdorferi Infection” for the time period covering 06/01/2017 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Khalid Timani, Ph.D.

For receiving $20,000.00. In funding for his grant, “Tip110-mediated Regulation of IL-8 Secretion and Its Impact on Melanoma Tumorigenesis” for the time period covering 6/1/17 through 5/31/18.

 


Congratulations to Alakananda Basu, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $1,000.00. In funding for her grant, “The involvement of S6 kinase 2 in breast cancer” for the time period covering June 5, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

 


Congratulations to Dong-Ming Su, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $1,000.00. In funding for his grant, “Establish PCR Condition to determine p53 gene conditional deletion” for the time period covering June 5, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

 


Congratulations to Deanna Cross, Ph.D.

For receiving $1,000.00. In funding for her grant, “Pharmacogenomics in pediatric populations” for the time period covering June 5, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

 


Congratulations to Anuja Ghorpade, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $401,500.00. In funding for her grant, “Targeting Latent HIV Astroglial Reservoirs without Reactivation” for the time period covering May 1, 2017 through March 31, 2019.


Congratulations to Jamboor Vishwanatha, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $799,055. In funding for his grant, “Osteopathic Scholars in Cancer Research”(OSCR) for the time period covering March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2022.


Congratulations to Porunellor Mathew, Ph.D.

 

For receiving $146,000. In funding for his grant, “Molecular Characterization of NKp44 Ligand on Astrocytes” for the time period covering February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2019.


2017 IMM Seed Grants

The Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM) Executive Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 IMM Seed Grants. Each award is $20,000 and the duration is for 12 months. Congratulations to seed grant recipients listed below.

PI: Michael Allen, PhD; Co-PI: Harlan Jones, PhD; Project Title: Immune avoidance during Borrelia burgdorferi infection.

 

PI: Pankaj Chaudhary, Ph.D; Co-PI: Porunelloor Mathew, PhD; Project title: Exosomal-Annexin A2 promotes metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer.

 

PI: Rafal Fudala, PhD; Co-PI: Dorota Stankowska, PhD; Project Title: Novel multi-pulse pumping with time-gated detection technology for study dynamics of molecular assemblies.

 

PI: Harlan Jones, PhD; Co-PIs: Michael Allen, PhD and Jerry Simecka, PhD; Project Title: Stress hormones and lung microbiota as mediators of respiratory health.

 

PI: Nicole Phillips, PhD; Co-PIs: Stella Goulopoulou, PhD and John Planz, PhD: Project Title: Nanosensing of oxidized cell-free mtDNA: Biomarkers of inflammation and mitochondrial dysfunction.

 

PI: Amalendu Ranjan, PhD; Co-PI: Jerry Simecka, PhD; Project Title: Nano-G: Rescuing grepafloxcin by mitigating its QT prolongation for faster clinical translation.

 

PI: Khalid Timani, PhD; Co-PI: Yu-Chieh Wang, PhD; Project Title: Tip110-mediated regulation of IL-8 secretion and its impact on melanoma tumorigenesis.

 


Congratulations Dr. Porunellor Mathew

 

Porunellor Mathew, Ph.D. has been awarded the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Laboratory Travel Award

 


Congratulations Dr. Stephen Mathew

Stephen Mathew, Ph.D.  has been awarded the Leukemia Texas Inc. Research Grant Award for this year. This was presented on Sat, May 6 at the Beat Leukemia Ball at Omni Hotel in Fort Worth. It was quite an honor to have UNT Health Science Center being named among other grant recipients from MD Anderson, UT Southwestern & Texas Children’s Health.


2017 GSBS Outstanding Staff Award

Deanna Ranker

 

Deanna Ranker

 

Institute for Molecular Medicine Operations Analyst

 


Request for Proposals
2017 IMM Collaborative Pilot/Seed Grant

The purpose of this program is to promote interdisciplinary, collaborative and/or translational research between members of the Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM) and the local community. Research proposals submitted under this RFP program must belong to areas of research interest to the IMM and include a collaborator.

PDF:  IMM RFP 2017 FINAL


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IMM Award Winners from Research Appreciation Day (RAD) 2017

Community Awards

Reata Pharmaceuticals

Reata Pharmaceuticals Research Award ($250)

Presenter: Sunil Shah

Health Institute Awards

Institute for Molecular Medicine

1st Place Oral Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Maximillion T. Mize

The Robert J. Wordinger Excellence in Virology Research Poster Presentation Award — 1st Place ($300)

Presenter: Shruthi Nooka

The Robert J. Wordinger Excellence in Virology Research Poster Presentation Award — 2nd Place ($200)

Presenter: Kelly Wilson

Institute for Molecular Medicine – Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases

Immunology Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Olga Sizova

Microbiology Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Kelly Wilson

Institute for Molecular Medicine – Center for Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Casandra Setser

Forensic Genetics Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Rachel Wiley

Institute for Molecular Medicine – Center for Cancer Research

Cancer Biology – Basic Research Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Sunil Shah

Cancer Biology – Translational Research Poster Presentation Award ($300)

Presenter: Akpedje Serena Dossou

School, Department, and Student Association Awards

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

1st Place Poster Award ($500)

Presenter: Sunil Shah


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