Valdir will receive this medal for “exceptional scholarly achievements across the biomedical sciences” at the Rutgers virtual graduation on May 13th. Valdir is the 2nd Woychik lab member (Jonathan Cruz, 2015) to receive this highly competitive award. 🙌
Melvilí passed her American Board of Medical Microbiology Certification. Next step, an official promotion to faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. You go girl!
Eduardo passed his written PhD qualifying exam and received the Hachnasarian Award through the SEBS Dean’s office for excellence in his qualifying exam scores and first year course grades. Cheers!
He will be starting his postdoc at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in mid-September. Congratulations and good luck — we’ll miss you!
Couldn’t have garnered these grants without my amazing team. ♥ Woychik lab!
So proud of my big brother. He was the best scientific role model a kid could dream of!
This RO1 grant supports research that studies how ribosome stalling in Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be used as a tool to better understand how this pathogen avoids being killed by our immune response and antibiotics
This R21 grant supports research that examines the molecular mechanisms that enable Mycobacterium tuberculosis to reprogram its physiology in response to stress