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CARES Awardee

We could not be more honored to announce that our wonderful professor, Dr. Starbird, was chosen to be one of three awardees for the fall 2023 CARES (Career Advancement and Research Excellence Support) Awards. CARES is a component of The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) organization. The CARES program strives to help researchers reduce financial burdens associated with caregiving and provides an opportunity for recipients to focus on their professional developments.

Check out these websites for more: 

CARES Award Recipients

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Starbird Lab welcomes a new Research Technician!

We are very excited to announce that the Starbird Lab has hired on a new technician. Her name Nicole Fournier and she is coming to us all the way from California. Welcome Nicole!

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The Starbird Lab welcomes Skylar Grimsley as our first graduate student

We are very excited to have Skylar in the lab and look forward to seeing her project develop. Skylar will be working on the structural investigation of membrane protein complexes involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Welcome Skylar!

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Dr. Starbird was recently featured in a profile in the newsletter for the Biophysical Society

You go Dr. Starbird! Read the profile here: https://www.biophysics.org/blog/chrystal-starbird

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The Starbird Lab received it’s second grant

The Starbird Lab received it’s second grant, as part of a collaboration with labs at Meharry, Vanderbilt, and Fisk Universities. This seed grant, awarded by Pair-Up through the American Society for Cell Biology, is described here: https://www.ascb.org/pair-up/pair-up-imaging-scientists-funded-to-support-novel-research-on-aging-and-nutrition/

Summer student Bryanna Shao was an author in a paper recently published in Cell on the experiences of Asians in STEM

Summer student Bryanna Shao was an author in a paper recently published in Cell on the experiences of Asians in STEM. Congrats on the publication of this important piece Bryanna! Read more here: https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(23)00692-X.pdf