News in the Lab 


Thalacker-Mercer Lab Presentations at ASN 2019

 

Top Left: Brandon Gheller presenting his poster “Serine and Glycine Are Essential for Human Muscle Progenitor Cell Proliferation”.

Top Right: Lauren Varvatos presenting her poster “Effects on Arginine and Inflammation on Protein Metabolism in Human Skeletal Muscle Cells”.

Middle Right: Molly Gheller presenting her poster “Safety of Graded-doses of Histidine in Healthy Adults”.

Bottom: Jamie Blum presenting her poster “Glycolytic and Mitochondrial Metabolism are Essential for Muscle Progenitor Cell Proliferation and Impacted by Pyruvate Kinase M2”.

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Congratulations 2019 ATM Lab Graduates!

We are so proud of all of you and wish everyone the best of luck with their future spots. The ATM lab will not be the same with out all of your shining faces :). Congratulations to our undergrads Tyler Beale, Janet Back, Aoife Casey, Christina Cheung, Lindsey Colon, Kailin Ellison, Ethan Kremer, Lucas Rockne, Katie Satterthwaite, and Seok Eun “Jennie” Yi.

 

Congratulations Emily!! 

Emily will be moving on as a tenure track Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics with the Department of Human Ecology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. We are thrilled that she has found such a perfect match for her skills, experience, and career goals. Although you will be greatly missed in the lab we wish you the best of luck in your future position :). 


Emily Riddle and Dr. Thalacker-Mercer at the Division of Nutritional Sciences Graduation May 2018

Emily Riddle and Dr. Thalacker-Mercer at the Division of Nutritional Sciences Graduation May 2018

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Jamie Blum, NSF Award

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

 


Brandon Gheller, APS & CIHR Award

Brandon was a recipient of a Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity abstract award given by The American Physiological Society. This award provided funds for junior physiologists to attend and participate fully in the 2017 Experimental Biology meeting.
 

Brandon was also awarded a Canadian Institute of Health Doctoral Foreign Study Award which provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field abroad. Awardees are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. 

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Graduation celebration for the Muscle Lab Class of 2016

Graduation celebration for the Muscle Lab Class of 2016