Division Announcements and Accomplishments

April 1, 2020
Dr. Morwena Solivio joins the Hughey Lab.  Welcome to the team, Morwena! 

May 1, 2020
Dr. Patrycja Puchalska was promoted to Assistant Professor, Division of Molecular Medicine. Dr. Puchalska will continue to develop innovative methods to apply targeted and untargeted metabolomics methodologies to reveal the metabolic origins of fatty liver disease. Congratulations, Patrycja!

May 21, 2020
Drs. Peter Crawford and Tim Griffin, professor of Biochemistry, Molecular biology, and Biophysics, obtained a $10,000 award from the UMN Office of Academic Clinical Affairs for the project, ‘Angiotensin Peptide Turnover And Flux In Covid-19 Pathogenesis.’

May 23, 2020
Dr. Curtis Hughey collaborates on the publication, Reciprocity Between Skeletal Muscle AMPK Deletion and Insulin Action in Diet-Induced Obese Mice, in the journal Diabetes.

June 2, 2020
Alisa Nelson, PhD student in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program (Crawford lab), is awarded a 2020-2021 Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship. The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) provides a unique opportunity for outstanding Ph.D. students who are engaged in interdisciplinary research to study with faculty at one of the University’s interdisciplinary research centers or institutes during the fellowship year. Ms. Nelson’s host center is the Institute for Engineering in Medicine. Congratulations, Alisa!