Archived Scholar Acknowledgements
Congratulations to Madelyn Esquivel who won Best Poster in Cancer Biology (Postbac Category) at ABRCMS 2019. Madelyn is a VCU PREP postbac scholar working in the research lab of Dr. Chuck Harrell in the Department of Pathology.
Congratulations to Maya Mason who won Best Poster in Development Biology and Genetics at ABRCMS 2019! Maya is a junior Biology Major working in the research lab of Drs. Jill Bettinger and Laura Maithes in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Congratulations to Anna Marie Rodriguez who won Best Poster in Neuroscience at ABRCMS 2019! Amie is a junior Biology Major working in the research lab of Dr. Gretchen Neigh in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.
Congratulations to Dr. Kasalina Kiwanuka on the successful defence of her Ph.D. Dr. Kiwanuka becomes the 8th IMSD Ph.D. graduate!
The VCU CoHD would like to congratulate Gladys Shaw on her most recent poster presentation achievement!
Gladys Shaw, VCU IMSD Ph.D. scholar, recently attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Washington, D.C. where she presented a poster titled “Predatory Stress Increases Ethanol Consumption in Male C57BL/6J Mice.” Gladys won the competition in the Brain and Behavior category and will be recognized in an upcoming issue of Science. Congratulations Gladys for a job well done.
Congratulations to IMSD undergraduate scholars and for being awarded the 2016 HHMI Exceptional Research Opportunities Program Fellowship for summer research! See the full article about Sara Izabel and Lizette Carrasco winning the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship.
VCU's Center on Health Disparities research training scholars are blazing a trail highlighting underrepresented students and faculty in the biomedical sciences field. See the article in VCU News about our scholars HERE!
CoHD trainees and faculty in news article on Higher Education Advocacy Day.
Congratulations to IMSD undergraduate Sislia Mahmoodi, who won Best Poster* at ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) in Phoenix, AZ, which was held in early Nov, 2017. *Tissue-specific knockout of PP2A-Aa In mouse neural progenitors during development to explore function and impact in CNS disease and the DNA damage response.
Congratulations to Jaz-Munn Johnson who received the Black History in the Making Award.
Derek, Katie and Teshell on being named a National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences for the 2013-2014 academic year!
Brian Joseph, Kristen Wade, Tamara Haque, and Carine Binyam for being featured in VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Video
IMSD trainees Michael Kiflezghi and Brittany Martinez for being featured in VCU News for national recognition of their research