Lab News

Congratulations to Graduate Students Daniel Pike and Celine Hartman for their awards from the Graduate Student Association. Both Dan and Celine presented posters at the 23rd annual Graduate Research Symposium in March.

Dan received 2nd place for his poster, and Celine received 3rd place for her poster. Winners were chosen from over 116 paper and poster presentations.

You can read the full story in Newslink.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Duerr, who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Alpha-halofatty aldehyde reactivity with cysteinyl thiols” on November 30, 2016.
Welcome to Daniel Pike, M.D./Ph.D. student, who joined the Ford Lab in May 2016.
Congratulations to Mark Duerr and Elisa Palladino, Graduate Students in the lab, who were granted travel awards from ASMBM for the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego the first week of April 2016.
The lab was awarded a new American Heart Association Grant-in-Aid entitled “Dietary and myeloperoxidase-derived chlorinated lipids in atherosclerosis” (August 2015-June 2017) and an NIH multi-PI R01 entitled “Chlorinated lipids in sepsis” (October 2015-May 2019).
Mark Duerr’s work on chlorinated fatty aldehyde adducts with glutathione was published in the Journal of Lipid Research (J Lipid Res. 2015 May;56(5):1014-24).