Assistant Professor Jessica Plavicki receives the Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Assistant Professor Jessica Plavicki is the recipient of an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award (ONES) from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. This highly selective award is an R01 that recognizes promising early stage investigators who have the potential to become leaders in the field of environmental health sciences. In addition to an R01 budget, recipients receive an additional $250k in support of career development.  More information about the ONES can be found here: https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/supported/training/ones/index.cfm
 

Layra Cintón-Rivera, a Pathobiology graduate in the Plavicki Lab, is awarded a NSF graduate student research fellowship

Layra Cintón-Rivera, a Pathobiology graduate in the Plavicki Lab, is the recipient of a NSF graduate student research fellowship. This prestigious fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. More information about the NSF fellowship program can be found here: https://www.nsfgrfp.org/

Jessica Plavicki is named the Manning Assistant Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Jessica Plavicki has been named the Manning Assistant Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Manning Assistant Professorships, which honor the first president of Brown University, James Manning, Brown's were established by Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Class of 1958, LHD 1985, and Artemis A. W. Joukowsky, Class of 1955, LLD 1985, the parents of Michael W. Joukowsky, Class of 1987.

Assistant Professor Daniel Spade, PhD receives COBRE pilot award

Assistant Professor Daniel Spade, PhD, receives pilot award from the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Reproductive Health at Women and Infants Hospital, for the project, "Identification of sperm RNAs that predict ICSI outcomes." Additional information about the COBRE for Reproductive Health can be found here.

 

Sir Nicholas Wald elected to National Academy of Medicine

It is a great honor as we congratulate Sir Nicholas Wald, MBBS, DSc, Consultant of our Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing of Women & Infants Hospital and Adjunct Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine of Alpert Medical School of Brown University, elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).  You may learn more about the honor and the citation of Sir Wald through abstract of NAM news release below.  The full news release is available at https://nam.edu/national-academy-of-medicine-elects-100-new-members/

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