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  • Graduate Students

    Jessica Faulkner

    Jessica Faulkner (Medical Pharmacology)

    • 2014 APS Caroline Tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award, American Physiological Society. This is an abstract based monetary award for the Experimental Biology Meeting. The abstract was entitled "Upregulation of GPR50 in a White Adipose Depot of Diet-Induced Obese Mice Requires Intact Leptin Signaling.”  Jessica was honored at a luncheon and received her award at the business meeting at Experimental Biology 2014.

    Ellen Gillis

    Ellen Gillis  (Medical Pharmacology)

    • Novel Disease Model Award from the Physiologists in Industry Committee of the American Physiological Society. The Pre-doctoral Novel Disease Model Award recognizes a trainee whose investigation in a novel disease model has been designated by the Physiologists in Industry Committee as an outstanding example of experimental research. Ellen was honored at Experimental Biology 2014. 
    • Travel award from the American Society of Nephrology to attend the Kidney TREKS (Tutored Research and Education for Kidney Scholars) program in June. The program fosters interest in nephrology careers and biomedical research through a week-long research course retreat and long-term mentorship program. 
    • Graduate Research Day 2013 Poster Presentation Winner.

    Ashlyn Harmon

    Ashlyn Harmon (Medical Pharmacology)

    • Predoctoral Research Recognition Award Finalist - Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section, American Physiological Society. Ashlyn received a monetary award and gave an oral presentation titled “IL-10 supplementation suppressed hypertension and inflammation in response to placental ischemia during pregnancy” at Experimental Biology 2014.
    • Best Predoctoral Oral Presentation at Gulf Coast Physiology Society 2013. This was a monetary award for her presentation entitled “Identifying genetic variants causative of increased kidney disease in the S.SHR(11) congenic model.”

    Peter Mittwede

    Peter Mittwede (MD/PhD – Physiology)

    • Awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association, 2014-2015.
    • Young Investigator Award – Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 2014. Up to 8 monetary grants are awarded each year for graduate students and/or individuals within 5 years of receiving doctoral degrees. It is an abstract based award for the Experimental Biology meeting. Decisions are made by committee and are based upon scientific credentials and merit.
    • Predoctoral Research Recognition Award Finalist - Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section, American Physiological Society. Peter received a monetary award and gave an oral presentation at Experimental Biology 2014.