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!
Libby Mauk joins the lab as a Capstone student in the Masters of Biomedical Sciences program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Molecular Biosciences PhD program first year student Thushara Nethramangalath starts her second rotation. Surprisingly, Libby comes with a background in tuberculosis as part of “Team TB”, a small undergraduate team that created the Read More
Valdir was invited to give a talk on his exciting new data at the Cold Spring Harbor Translational Control meeting. Cheers!
Lab alum and animal lover extraordinaire Kim Cruz left the “corporate world” for vet school. Kim garnered acceptances into three top vet schools and is attending Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Congratulations Kim! Woof!
Movers: Before entering medical school in the Fall of 2019, Parth is moving on to a year of service with City Year Philadelphia (through Americorps). He will be helping prevent at-risk Philadelphia kids from dropping out of middle school. Shakers: What a summer…😅 Heather passed the written PhD qualifying exam, Unnati passed her oral qualifying Read More
The Woychik lab was awarded a new NIH R21 grant to study emerging mycobacterial pathogens now common in the US.