Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, James Dang who was awarded the Training Grant in Neurobehavioral Genetics T32 for AY 2021-2022! Congratulations also to his faculty mentor, Dr. Weizhe Hong!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Sabeen Kazmi for being awarded the UCLA Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology Hyde Fellowship for AY 2021-2022! Congratulations also to her faculty mentor, Dr. Elaine Hsiao!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Monty Blencowe for being awarded the UCLA Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology Hyde Fellowship for AY 2021-2022! Congratulations also to his faculty mentor, Dr. Xia Yang!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Sicheng Zhang for being awarded the UCLA Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology Eureka Scholarship for AY 2021-2022! Congratulations also to Sicheng’s faculty mentor, Dr. Claudio Villanueva!

Congratulations to MCIP PhD Candidate, Monty Blencowe on his first author paper published in Diabetologia! The title of his paper is “IAPP-induced beta cell stress recapitulates the islet transcriptome in type 2 diabetes”.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00125-021-05569-2

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!