MCIP PhD Student, Monty Blencowe and his faculty mentor, Dr. Xia Yang published a preview paper in Cell Reports Medicine! Congratulations! Their preview is “Found in translation — core network preservation across liver diseases and species” on the recent Esmaili et al. study from Cell Systems.

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Student, Asif Razee who won the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2021 abstract scholarship and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) 2021 best abstract award!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Student, Asif Razee who received a NIH T32 training grant in Vascular Biology! Well-deserved! Congratulations also to his faculty mentor, Dr. Soban Umar!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Huei-Bin Wang who was awarded the Ministry of Education of Taiwan’s Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA)! This is a two year scholarship to further his studies and research in MCIP and in the lab of his faculty mentor, Dr. Chris Colwell! Congrats and well-deserved, Huei-Bin!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Jessica Nevarez-Mejia who received a NIH T32 training grant in Vascular Biology! Well-deserved! Congratulations also to her faculty mentor, Dr. Elaine Reed!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidates, Lara Bideyan, Madza Farias-Virgens, and Ting Fu who were awarded the UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship for AY 2021-2022! Well-deserved! Congratulations also to their faculty mentors Dr. Peter Tontonoz, Dr. Stephanie White, and Dr. Grace Xiao!

Congratulations to our MCIP Graduating Class of 2021!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Student, Pranav Kannan for being awarded a NIH T32 training grant in Muscle Cell Biology, Pathogenesis, and Therapeutics!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Student, Irene Santiago who was awarded the Dr. Ursula Mandel Privately Endowed Fellowship from the UCLA Graduate Division for AY 2021-2022! Well-deserved! Congrats also to her faculty mentor, Dr. Kaustabh Ghosh!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Students, Jessica Ding and Monty Blencowe on their co-first authored paper published in Nucleic Acids Research! Congratulations also to their faculty mentor, Dr. Xia Yang!

Link to paper: https://academic.oup.com/nar/advance-article/doi/10.1093/nar/gkab405/6287846