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!
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 article highlights Valdir’s recent article in Nature Communications. Click here to see full article.
PhD candidate Valdir Barth and new postdoc Julia Puffal gave fantastic talks on their latest research (Valdir) or PhD thesis work in the Morita lab (Julia) at the Keystone meeting “Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment” in Banff, Alberta, Canada. What an incredible meeting and venue! Check them out on Twitter @woychiklab and #KStuberculosis .
Julia successfully defended her PhD thesis in the Morita lab at UMass-Amherst on novel features of mycobacterial membranes in December 2018. Welcome!