Courtney is honored to have been appointed as Scientific Director of the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research (OCASCR) this month. This center is funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and distributes grant money for research, equipment, and travel related to adult stem cells and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to help […]
The lab is very happy to welcome Dr. Charmain Fernando as our newest postdoc. Charmain recently earned her Ph.D. with Dr. Steven Segal at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Welcome, Charmain!
Big congrats to Melinda Wu for winning an AHA Postdoc Fellowship and to Siqi Gao for winning an AHA Predoc Fellowship today. We are so proud of you two!
Congrats to Chris Schafer for winning the Wei Cao Award for Innovation for his outstanding oral presentation at the 2018 OU Vision Workshop.
Most of the lab members are just back from NAVBO’s annual meeting–Vascular Biology 2018. We had a great time exploring the new meeting site in Newport, RI. Melinda and Sarah gave oral presentations of their research, while Matt, Chris, and Siqi presented posters. Congrats to NAVBO on hosting another terrific meeting.
The Griffin lab moved in October…from the 6th floor to the 7th floor of the OMRF Research Tower! We are loving our new digs…stop by for a visit and to see our terrific views from the lab windows.
Congrats to Chris Schafer on winning an OMRF Postdoc Travel Award to attend the Vascular Cell Biology Gordon Research Conference next January in California. Way to go!
We are delighted to welcome Kasia Kurylowicz–a visiting masters student from Jagiellonian University–to our lab for the next year. Kasia will be working closely with Dr. Chris Schafer to study vascular growth and regression in the eye under developmental and pathological conditions. Welcome, Kasia!
The Griffin lab has been honored to host Paige Miles, a rising Junior at the U.S. Naval Academy, as our Saxon Scholar this summer. Paige spent three intense weeks studying the effects of macrophages on embryonic vascular development. We are grateful for her hard work and amazed at how much she learned in such a […]
Chris Schafer just won a 2-year Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology Postdoc Fellowship! This is a new funding mechanism for OCAST, and we’re so proud to have Chris representing our lab as one of the first recipients.