December, 2016: ADVANCEMENT: Maha Soliman, PhD, new Assistant Professor, Texas Womens's University The KBRIN staff member and researcher completed her postdoctoral work in Neuroscience Training. Congratulations, Maha!
October, 2016: ADVANCEMENT: Ben Harrison, PhD, new Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science Department of the University of New England The KBRIN staff member and researcher completed his postdoctoral training at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center under Dr. Jeffrey Petruska (KSCIRC) and Dr.Eric Rouchka (KBRIN). Congratulations, Ben!
Sep 21, 2016: Noah Ashley, PhD, receives R15 Award The WKU Assistant Professor was awarded over $400,000 for his research project "Sympathetic Regulation of Inflammation from Sleep Fragmentation."
CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, JOURNAL CLUB
April 21-23, 2017: 16TH ANNUAL UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2017, to be held at Montgomery Bell State Park Register Online or learn more
July 10-14, 2017: The 2017 KBRIN/UK/UofL Next Generation Sequencing Workshop. Details and registration links will be posted as they become available
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
May, 2017: 2017 KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program will begin.
NIH R15 ($400,000+) Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Assistant Professor, was awarded over $400,000 for his research project "Sympathetic Regulation of Inflammation from Sleep Fragmentation."
NSF (5 years, $950,000+)He received an NSF research grant to study how arctic songbirds in Alaska have adapted to diminished sleep patterns and how that might help in the understanding of sleep loss in humans.