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The most recent issue of the CAMB Student Newsletter was published August 2019!

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 Congratulations! Recent CAMB Awards

October 2019
  • Congratulations to Derek Liberti (DSRB, Morrisey lab) for winning the Jon Samuel Kanefield Prize for Cystic Fibrosis Research which recognizes his forthcoming paper in Developmental Biology entitled, “Dnmt1 is required for proximal-distal patterning of the lung endoderm and for restraining alveolar type 2 cell fate.”
  • Congratulations to CAMB Faculty Dr. Arjun Raj, recipient of the NIH Director's Transformative Research Award! Click here to learn more Dr. Raj's project.
  • CAMB 2019 Symposium Poster Prize Winners: Zeyu Chen (CB, Wherry lab); Alex Salomon (CPM, Prosser lab); Nick Holdreith (DSRB, Tong lab); Monica Jimenez (G&E, Henao-Mejia lab); Sangya Agarwal (GTV, June lab); Jayesh Tandel (MVP, Striepen lab)
August 2019
  • Congratulations to Jeremy Grevet (G&E, alum of the Blobel lab) for winning the 2019 Kaushal Family Award in Genetics, which recognizes excellence in genetic research shown by a notable publication in their field
  • CAMB student Natasha Lopes Fisher (MVP, Shin lab) has been selected for the prestigious 2019 HHMI Gilliam Graduate Fellowship award 
  • Kelsey Kaeding (G&E, Zaret lab) and Danielle Murashige (CPM, Arany lab) are the CAMB recipients of the 2019 Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research
July 2019
June 2019
  • CAMB Students Jen Aleman (G&E, Capelson lab) and Jaimarie Sostre (CB, Titchenell lab) won first and second place for their posters at the SACNAS Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.
  • The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research awarded a grant of $12 million to establish The Mark Foundation Center for Immunotherapy, Immune Signaling, and Radiation at the University of Pennsylvania, which will be led by CAMB Faculty Dr. Andy Minn
May 2019
  • Congratulations to the two CAMB 2019 Saul Winegrad Award winners for outstanding thesis; Dr. Robert Dilley (CB, recent alum of the Greenberg lab) and Dr. Yong Hoon Kim (G&E, recent alum of the Lazar lab)!
April 2019
March 2019
December 2018

Congratulations to CAMB Faculty Drs. Jean Bennett and Katherine High on being named winners of the Sanford Health Lorraine Cross Award. Their collaboration led to the first ever FDA approval of a gene therapy treatment for a genetic disease.

November 2018
  • CAMB Faculty Dr. Kiran Musunuru will receive the American Philosophical Society's 2018 Judson Daland Prize for Achievement in Patient-oriented Clinical Research
  • Congratulations to Camille Syrett (DSRB, Anguera lab) for winning a poster award at the 2018 Penn Epigenetics retreat
October 2018
  • CAMB Faculty Dr. Matthew Kayser was awarded the NIH Director's New Innovator Award
  • CAMB 2018 Symposium Poster Prize Winners: Salina Yuan (CB, Stanger lab); Bailey Bauman (CPM, Dunaief lab); Chris Greer (DSRB, Stedman lab); Niambi Brewer (G&E, Shore lab); Leon Morales (GTV, Stedman & Bennett labs); Christin Herrmann (MVP, Weitzman lab)
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
  • PICI co-director and CAMB Faculty Dr. E. John Wherry was appointed the new chair of the department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics in Penn Medicine
May 2018
December 2017
  • Kevin Alicea-Torres (GTV, Gabrilovich lab) was co-winner of the Dr. Monica H.M. Shander Memorial Fellowship Award for 2017
October 2017
  • CAMB 2017 Symposium Poster Prize Winners: Caiyue Xu (CB, Berger lab); Katelyn Miller (CPM, Rall lab); Ben Tajer (DSRB, Mullins lab); Mischa Li (G&E, Greenberg lab); Scott Dooley (GTV, Bennett lab); Stephen Goldstein (MVP, Weiss lab)
September 2017
  • Steven Zhao (CB, Wellen lab) was awarded a F99/K00 Individual Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award from NCI
  • Camille Syrett (DSRB, Anguera lab) was awarded a NIH-NRSA fellowship from NIGMS
August 2017
May 2017