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Center for Muscle Biology

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News (Archive for 2010)

October, 2010
  • 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.

September, 2010 August, 2010 July, 2010 June, 2010
  • Two former students from the Jessamine Career and Technology Center, Cala Meikle and Elle Lintemuth, join the Esser lab to gain research experience during their summer vacation.

    You can see a newspaper article about their summer internship in our Pressroom.


  • Paul Murphy wins the prestigious Thomas Maciag Award at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence.

    Paul Murphy


  • 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


May, 2010 April, 2010
  • 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 Ken Campbell 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 the picture.

    Ken holding the Basketballs at the AHA Heartwalk

  • 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 here.

    Clarion Team

  • Ken Campbell and Ben Lawson talk about the new Single Fiber Function Core at a Muscle Forum.

March, 2010

  • Adam Tilley from the Campbell lab has procured basketballs signed by Matthew Mitchell and John Calipari, the Coaches for the UK Women's and Men's basketball teams.

    Basketballs Mitchell ball Calipari ball

    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 here


  • Many Center Members participated in the Department of Physiology's 2010 March Madness Chili Cookoff. Award winners included:

    Mike Reid - Hottest Chili
    Mike Reid - Hottest Chili


    Laura Ashley-Gilliam - Best Chili
    Laura Ashley-Gilliam - Best Chili

February, 2010

January, 2010

  • Edgar Arriaga 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"
  • Mark Bonnell is awarded a pilot project grant from the Center of Research in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease to study heart failure in overweight patients.

    Mark Bonnell

  • Ken Campbell gives a talk titled "Modeling muscle cells" in the program "Building research collaborations between Medicine and Engineering".


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