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20th Annual Pathology Research Symposium

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This Molecular and Cellular Pathology graduate student event showcases research within the department by faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD students. The day is highlighted with the invited keynote presentation by Jeffrey C. Rathmell, PhD.

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MCP Student Siva Kumar Natarajan Awarded Mistletoe Research Fellowship

August 25, 2021 / Molecular And Cellular

Congratulations to Molecular and Cellular Pathology Graduate Student Siva Kumar Natarajan on being awarded the Mistletoe Research Fellowship (MRF).  Established in 2018, the Momental Foundation awards 20 MRF positions to exceptional postdoctoral fellows and advanced PhD candidates from the United States, Japan, and Singapore.

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Andi Cani becomes Dr. Cani

December 23, 2019 / Phd Program
 

Andi Cani, PhD, successfully defended his thesis entitled “Precision Medicine Approaches to Hormone-Driven Cancer” on December 5, 2019. [...]

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Abhijit Parolia is Awarded The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award

December 2, 2019 / Phd Program
 

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition (F99/K00) Award supports outstanding PhD and other Research Doctoral candidates who complete their dissertation research training (F99 phase) and transition in a timely manner to mentored, cancer-focused postdoctoral career development research positions (K00 phase). [...]

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18th Annual Pathology Research Symposium

November 26, 2019 / Phd Program

Conference highlighting innovation and excellence in training and research does not disappoint.

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From Carrie-Anne to Dr. Malinczak

November 12, 2019 / Phd Program

Carrie-Anne Malinczak, PhD successfully defended her thesis entitled “Long-Term Immune System Alterations Following Early-Life RSV Infection” on October 21, 2019. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a ubiquitous human pathogen, infects nearly all children by age two. Severe RSV bronchiolitis in infancy is strongly correlated with the development of recurrent wheezing later in childhood [...]

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New Mechanism in Aggressive Breast Cancer Discovered

October 3, 2018 / Experimental Pathology

A collaboration out of the Molecular and Cellular Pathology graduate program could lead to new treatment strategies.

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Andi Cani, BS, MS, and Yashar Niknafs, PhD, recipients of the 2018 U-M Precision Health Scholars Award

August 7, 2018 / Announcement
 
 

Molecular and Cellular Pathology PhD graduate student, Andi Cani, MS and Postdoctoral Fellow Yashar Niknafs, PhD, were among the twelve recipients of the inaugural U-M Precision Health Scholars Award.  This award provides grants supporting precision-health research to applicants whose work reflects the far-reaching potential of precision health at [...]

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Effective Elevator Pitches: Best Practices and Real-Time Feedback

May 4, 2018 / Announcement

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Taubman Health Sciences Library 2903

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MCP Students Take Top Prizes at 4th Annual Midwest Case Competition

April 11, 2018 / Experimental Pathology

Molecular and Celluar Pathology (MCP) Students Siva Kumar Natarajan, Paloma Garcia, and Kelly Kennaley took earned valuable experience and took top prizes during the 4th Annual Midwest Case Competition.

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Congratulations to Talha Anwar for a successful defense of his PhD Thesis with the mentorship of Dr. Celina Kleer

April 10, 2018 / Announcement
 

Talha Anwar is in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and the Molecular and Cellular Pathology Program at U-M. He defended his PhD thesis, Regulation of EZH2 in triple-negative breast cancer, on Friday April 6, 2018 [...]

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Congratulations to Hung-An (Anna) Ting, PhD for Successful Defense of Her PhD Thesis

February 23, 2018 / Announcement

 

Dr. Ting successfully defended her PhD thesis, Notch ligand Delta-like 4 (DII4) induced epigenetic mechanisms in regulatory T cell function during pulmonary viral infection, on February 21, 2018. [...]

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Graduate Students Awards Presented at Research Symposium

November 30, 2017 / Award
The 16th Annual Pathology Research Symposium was held this November and featured Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics and CEO of Strata Oncology, Dan Rhodes, PhD, as the keynote speaker.  But it also included research presentations from our graduate students with some of our students receiving awards [...]
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PhD Student, Sierrah Grigsby, Receives MGSAA Award

November 1, 2017 / Award
 
Doctoral candidate Sierrah Grigsby from the Nikolovska-Coleska Laboratory has received an Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology. Sierrah was selected to receive a 2017 Minority Graduate Student Abstract Achievement Award (MGSAAA) for her [...]
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Jacqueline Mann of Nesvizhskii Lab Awarded NIH F31 Fellowship

September 11, 2017 / Award
 
Jacqueline Mann, an MCP Program PhD student in the lab of Alexey Nesvizhskii, PhD, has been awarded a Ruth L Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) for her work with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) [...]
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PhD Student, Paloma Garcia, Awarded F31 Fellowship

September 11, 2017 / Experimental Pathology
 
Paloma Garcia, a PhD student in the Dr. Gabriel Nunez Lab, has been awarded an F31 Fellowship. The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual [...]
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Chinnaiyan Lab PhD Students Receive Department of Defense Awards

August 30, 2017 / Experimental Pathology
 
 
Abhijit Parolia and Yajia Zhang, both MCP students in the laboratory of Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan, have each been awarded Department of Defense awards for prostate cancer research [...]
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Work of PhD Candidate Ana Ting featured in The Journal of Immunology

February 10, 2017 / Experimental Pathology
 

Congratulations to Molecular and Cellular Pathology PhD student, Hung-An (Ana) Ting, in the laboratory of Dr. Nicholas Lukacs, whose work on “Notch Ligand Delta-like 4 Promotes Regulatory T Cell Identity in Pulmonary Viral Infection" is featured in the “In This Issue” section of the February 15, 2017 issue of The Journal of Immunology. The “In This Issue” highlights articles considered to be among the top 10% of articles published in the journal.  Their work is on regulating lung pathology with the Notch pathway.

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