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The Center held its 2nd Annual Research Retreat on Thursday October 28th at the Boone Center on the UK campus. Selected pictures from the event are shown below.
Two former students from the Jessamine Career and Technology Center, Cala Meikle and Elle Lintemuth, join the
to gain research experience during their summer vacation.
You can see a newspaper article about their summer internship in our
wins the prestigious
Thomas Maciag Award
at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence.
The Center held its summer Membership meeting at the Boone Center on June 1st.
Four trainees were awarded prizes at the Poster Session:
Melani Lefta and Ann Cooper - Junior Trainees
Mitsunori Miyazaki and Mihail Mitov - Senior Trainees
The "Basketball Raffle" run by our Center, the
Cardiovascular Research Center, and the
Department of Physiology
raised almost $1,000 for the American Heart Association. The picture below shows
with the balls at the
Central Kentucky Heartwalk.
The people wearing red hats are heart disease survivors. Thanks to Alan Daugherty and the CVRC for providing
Ayodele Osasona (ex-Campbell Lab, now UK Medical Student) is a member of a 3-person team that is awarded 2nd place in the National Clarion Competition. This contest is designed to test the collective knowledge of an interprofessional student team and focuses on patient safety and patient care. You can read the official UK press release
Ben Lawson talk about the new
Single Fiber Function Core
has procured basketballs signed by Matthew Mitchell and John Calipari,
the Coaches for the UK Women's and Men's basketball teams.
The Campbell Lab, in collaboration with the
UK Cardiovascular Research Center,
will be selling raffle tickets for these balls to raise money for the
Central Kentucky Heartwalk
which will be taking in place in Lexington on Saturday April 24th. All proceeds will go to the
American Heart Association.
More details about the raffle are available
Many Center Members participated in the Department of Physiology's 2010 March Madness Chili Cookoff.
Award winners included:
Mike Reid - Hottest Chili
Laura Ashley-Gilliam - Best Chili
from the University of Minnesota give a talk in the Department of Chemistry at UK titled
" Unraveling biological complexity: Microanalysis of tissues, cells, and organelles"
is awarded a pilot project grant from the
Center of Research in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
to study heart failure in overweight patients.
gives a talk titled "Modeling muscle cells" in the program "Building research collaborations between Medicine and Engineering".
News archive for 2009