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Lab News & Accomplishments

Padilla News

Dr. Padilla has recently been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health (2016). Additionally, she was elected to the board of directors for the largest STEM diversity organization in the country - SACNAS. Lots of work to do!

Recent Ph.D. and M.S. Awarded

Mary Ladage, Ph.D. (June 2016)

Daniel Quan, M.S. (July 2016)

Lee Toni, Ph.D., (Oct 2015)

Tasha Garcia, Ph.D. (June 2015)

Recent Awards

Skylar King was awarded a GSA, UNT CAS and UNT TGS travel award to attend the 2016 C. elegans conference at the University of Madison, WI

Saifun Nahar was awarded the UNT CAS travel award to attend the 2016 C. elegans conference at the University of Madison, WI

Gabriella Webster was awarded a TAMS summer research award to conduct work in the Padilla Lab

Kevin Revira was awarded the David R. Redden Scholarship Award

Recent Publications

Our publication will be in G3! M. Ladage, S. King, D. Burks, D. Quan, R. Azad, P. Padilla, "Glucose or Altered Ceramide Biosynthesis Mediate Oxygen Deprivation Sensitivity Through Novel Pathways Revealed by Transcriptome Analysis in C. elegans", G3 Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 2016, in print

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