Congratulations to CarioPEG fellows Marissa Martinez, Ph.D. and Christine Jelinek who won awards for their Poster and Oral presentions at the Inter-PEG meeting.
Christine Amuzie was awarded supplemental training grant by NIH/NHLBI for 2013-2015. The award will support her predoctoral research, “An Exploration of the Role of lyso-Glycosphingolipids in Atherosclerosis”.
Congratulations to Puchong Thirawatananond who received a 2013-2014 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award to study the molecular changes in the murine renal system in response to a high fat and cholesterol diet.
The CardioPEG faculty will be hosting the course Techniques in Glycobiology (340.710), which will begin on August 19th. This is one of the most comprehensive lab course of its kind in the field of glycosciences. As the course progresses teaching … Continued
On May 3, 2013, Dr. Chatterjee filed for a patent on the use of glycosyltransferase inhibitors to ameliorate cardiac hypertrophy. The patent is currently in the national phase.
GCF Fellow, Koen Raedschelders, won the US HUPO Post-doctoral poster award for his presentation “Potential Role of O-GlcNAc in Aortic Aneurysm: Preliminary Data on TGFb Signaling”.
Natasha Zachara and Lara Mahal will be co-organizing the “Frontiers in Glycobiology Theme” at the ASBMB Annual Meeting, San Diego 2014.
This year’s GCF Fellow is Albert Lee, from Natasha Zachara’s Laboratory, who will investigate the role of O-GlcNAc regulated arginine methylation in survival signaling.
Congratulations so Shuang Yang (Project 4, Core C1), who was award third prize in at the 11th World Conference of HUPO for his presentation “Glycomics analysis using chemical immobilization of glycans, solid-phase glycan modifications, and tandem mass spectrometry”.