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MPP PhD Students in Oancea Lab Publish Key Methods

MPP PhD student Donald Koroma published a methods chapter in "Ion and Molecule Transport in Lysosomes" (2020, edited by Gasnier and Zhu) describing a novel shRNA screen he developed to identify ion channels, transporters and receptors that regulate the intracellular organelles responsible for producing the pigment melanin. 

MPP PhD Student Alissa Oakes Awarded Sidney E. Frank Fellowship

MPP PhD Student Alissa Oakes was awarded a Sidney E. Frank Fellowship for 2020-2021.

MPP PhD Student Recipient of a 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

MPP PhD Student Helen Belato has been selected to receive a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).

MPP PhD Student Recipient of NIH Outstanding Scholars in Neuroscience Award Program

MPP PhD student Kavin Nunez has been selected as a recipient of the NIH Outstanding Scholars in Neuroscience Award Program (OSNAP).

MPP Alumna Receives Funding for Science Career Program

Dr. Hawasatu Dumbuya, alumna of Brown’s Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology (MPP) graduate program, was once again granted funding from the Medford Educational Foundation to support the Science Career Program (SCP) at her former high school.

MPP Alumna Hired at Vanderbilt University

MPP Alumna Dr. Breann Brown will be joining the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Brown completed her Ph.D. in the Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology graduate program in 2012.

Breann Brown's faculty profile

MPP Alum Hired at Harvard University

MPP Alum Dr. Nick Bellono joined the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Bellono completed his Ph.D. in the Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology graduate program in 2015.

With 3-D Printing, Students Create Arms for Local Children

Recent MPP PhD graduate Dr. Rana Ozdeslik led a team of Brown University students in developing 3-D printed arms for local children.

Taking advantage of 3-D printing technology, a group of students is creating fanciful but functional custom-made arms for local children with upper-arm anomalies.

MPP PhD Student Kavin Nunez Awarded HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 39 new Gilliam fellows, exceptional doctoral students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields and the desire to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.