academics - awards

Fellowship Awards

    • Katelyn Toomer (Norris Lab) AHA Predoctoral Fellowship Cilia and Valvular Heart Disease Project, Period: 7/1/16 - 6/30/18
    • Alexandra Rogers (C.Kern Lab) American Association for Dental Research Student Fellowship Award. 3/2016.
    • Kimberly Sauls (Norris Lab) AHA Predoctoral Fellowship Regulation of Postnatal Cardiac Growth, Project Period: 7/1/13 - 6/30/15. [3.5% score!]
    • Marie Lockhart (Wessels Lab) AHA Predoctoral Fellowship The Role of BMP Signalling in Epicardial Development, (7/2012-6/2014)
    • Laura Briggs (Wessels Lab) AHA Predoctoral Fellowship The Role of BMP4 in the Development of the Dorsal Mesenchymal Protrusion, (7/2011-6/2013) *One of the top-five scores in the Pre-doctoral Fellowship award category*
    • Carmine Gentile (Drake Lab) AHA Predoctoral Fellowship VEGF/Akt-mediated Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Phosphorylation as a Regulator of Endothelial Cell Division, (7/2011-6/2013)
    • Wenjun He AHA Predoctoral Fellowship Monte Carlo Modeling of Radiation Doses in Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, (7/2011-6/2013)

Academic and Research Awards

    • Jacqulyne Robichaux, a PhD Candidate in Ann Ramsdell's Lab, was selected as co-recipient of the fifteenth Annual Distinguished Graduate Award of the College of Graduate Studies. April 22, 2015.
    • Vaibhav Mohanty (Ed Krug lab) won Second Place for an Undergraduate Poster presentation: “Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Decrease Viability and Produce Morphological Aberrations in Early Chicken Development” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2014 
    • Victoria Lybrand (Christi Kern lab) won Second Place for Oral presentation in the Clinical/Professional/Masters category: “The Role of TGFbeta Signaling in Extracellular Matrix Remodeling During Valve Development” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2014
    • Jacqulyne Robichaux, (PhD Candidate in Ramsdell Lab), was selected as a Southern Regional Education Board Scholar (www.SREB.org). This award provides stipend support, a research allowance and professional development support, including expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring. April 15, 2014
    • John Scaringi, studying cardiac electrophysiology in the research lab of Dr. Martin Morad, won First Prize in the undergraduate category of the 2013 W. Curtis Worthington, Jr. Research Paper Competition. "Physicians, Paupers, and the Peninsula: The Emergence of Public Health Policy in Charleston, South Carolina", August 10, 2013
    • Olivia M. Coco (Christi Kern Lab) won First Place for Undergraduate Poster presentation: “A Potentially Novel Role For Small Leucine Rich Proteoglycans In The Mature Collagen-Rich Extracellular Matrix Of Cardiac Valves” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • LaShardai N. Conway (Barth Lab) won First Place for PhD Poster presentation: “Microglial Refinement of the Auditory Nerve in the Postnatal Mouse Inner Ear” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Mallory A. Ulmer (Michael Kern Lab) won Second Place for Clinical/Professional/Masters Oral presentation: “Investigating the Effects of PRRX1a OAR Mutation on Protein Binding Partners and Disease” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Kimberly M. Sauls (Norris Lab) won First Place for PhD Poster II: "Developmental Mechanisms of Mitral Valve Prolapse" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Alexandra M. Moreira (S. Argraves Lab) won Second Place for Undergraduate Oral II: "The Effect of Static Strain Conditioning on Biochemical and Biomechanical Properties in living Tissue Engineered Toroid Constructs" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Marie M. Lockhart (Wessels Lab) won First Place for PhD Oral VI and the Willard & Betty Peterson Award: "BMP Signaling and Epicardial Contribution to the Atrioventricular Junction" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Jacqulyne P. Robichaux (Ramsdell Lab) won Second Place for PhD Oral VI: "Laterality of Mammary Stem and Progenitor Cell Populations During Normal Development" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2013
    • Haley Buff Lindner won the Junior Investigator Award pGlcNAc Nanofibers Stimulate A Scarless Wound Healing Program Wound Healing Society meeting in Atlanta 2012
    • Matthew Berger won an Award of Merit The Accumulation of Proteoglycans Contributes to Myxomatous Valve Disease in the ADAMTS5 Mouse Model College of Charlestons School of Science and Mathematics 24th Annual Scientific Research Poster Session
    • Haley B. Lindner (Muise-Helmericks Lab) won Second Place for PhD Poster III: "PGlcNAc Nanofibers Stimulate Fibroblast Alignment and a More Scarless Wound Healing Program" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2012
    • Matthew G. Berger (C. Kern Lab) won Second Place for Undergraduate Oral II: "The Heart of Matter: A Study of the Expression and Developmental Role of Lumican, a SLRP Proteoglycan, in Cardiac Valves" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2012
    • Chris D. Clark (Lee Lab) won Second Place for Clinical-Professional-Masters Oral VI: "NKX 2.5 and Its Role in Cellular Stress Response and Pre-eclampsia" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2012
    • Kimberly M. Sauls (Norris Lab) won First Place for PhD Oral IV: "Developmental Basis for Filamin-A Associated Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2012
    • Brett S. Harris won First Place in the Basic Junior Faculty category ($1000) for Poster: "Remodeling of the Peripheral Cardiac Conduction System in Response to Pressure-Overload" Dept of Medicine Research Day Award 2012
    • David P. Lebel, Meghan K. Anderson, and Titus Reaves won First Place in the Medical Student category ($1000) for Poster: "The Role of Tissue Transglutaminase 2 in the modulation of polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Function" Dept of Medicine Research Day Award 2012
    • Daniel Grass (Toole Lab) won First Place for PhD Poster III: "Regulation of Invadopodia Formation and Activity by Emmprin (CD147)" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2011
    • Haley B. Lindner (Huise-Helmericks Lab) won First Place for PhD Oral VII and the Willard & Betty Peterson Award: "pGlcNAc Nanofibers From a Marine Diatom Stimulate a Scarless Wound Healing Program" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2011
    • J. Matthew Rhett (Gourdie Lab) won First Place for Postdocs/Residents/Fellows Oral III: "Connexin43 Interacts with Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel 1.5 in the Perinexus of Cardiomyocytes" MUSC Student Research Day Award 2011
    • Aaron M Blackshaw (Lee lab) won First Place for Undergraduate Oral presentation: “Nkx2.5 Regulates Hoxb4, MiR-10a, and Jarid2 Expression in the Developing Heart” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2011
    • Sharon L. Guffy (W. Scott Argraves lab) won Second Place for Undergraduate Oral Presentation: “Comparative Transcriptome Analysis to Identify Genes Regulating Elastogenesis” MUSC Student Research Day Award 2011
    • Brent Wilkerson (K. Argraves Laboratory) Awarded the 2011-2012 Provost's Student Scholarship
    • Erin Pardue was inducted into the MUSC Student Leadership Society and was awarded a scholarship. (4/13/2011)
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