Alexandre Marand

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Postdoctoral Research Award [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/3" css=".vc_custom_1586812304500{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Alexandre Marand, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Genetics, has amassed impressive accomplishments while at UGA. He has published 14...

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Evin Winkelman Richardson

Postdoctoral Research Award 2021 Evin Winkelman Richardson, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Human Development and Family Science, focuses on the study of family systems and resilience within high-stress contexts, with a particular focus on interparental relationships within foster and military families. She is co-principal...

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Tobias Brett

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Postdoctoral Research Award 2021 Tobias Brett, postdoctoral researcher in the Odum School of Ecology and the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, develops new approaches for predicting and mitigating threats from emerging infectious diseases. He designed a detection...

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Lisa Limeri

Postdoctoral Research Award 2020 Lisa Limeri, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, garnered extramural funding for an independent study of college students’ beliefs, or mindsets, about intelligence. Students who believe intelligence is improvable—a growth mindset—are more likely to respond to academic...

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Noelia Lander

Postdoctoral Research Award 2020 Noelia Lander, a cellular biologist and postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases, has used her research to advance understanding of a dangerous parasite affecting millions of people worldwide. She adapted the CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing system for the study...

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Jeffrey Meier

Postdoctoral Research Award 2019 Jeffrey Meier, a postdoctoral research and teaching associate in the Department of Mathematics, addresses the field of low-dimensional topology. “Low-dimensional” generally refers to dimensions less than five, and topology research often probes the structures of spaces by looking at embedded objects in...

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Monica Cartelle Gestal

Postdoctoral Research Award 2019 Monica Cartelle Gestal, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Infectious Diseases, has developed critical expertise in host-pathogen interactions of Bordetella spp., the bacteria that produce pertussis. Whooping cough, as it’s more commonly known, was designated a priority emergence infectious disease...

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Sungjin Kim

Postdoctoral Research Award 2018 Sungjin Kim, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, has reached two important conclusions about biochemical processes in cancer cells. First, he clearly demonstrated that a high-fat diet plays a critical role in the progression of prostate tumors,...

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Anat Florentin

Postdoctoral Research Award 2018 Anat Florentin, a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, studies molecular mechanisms that drive life stages of Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest of parasite species that infect humans with malaria. During her exceptionally productive years at UGA, she...

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Hongmin Chen

Postdoctoral Research Award 2017 Hongmin Chen, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemistry, is recognized for his contributions to the engineering of nanoparticles for imaging and therapy. Two projects are related to the synthesis and use of nanoparticles for imaging and cancer treatment. In one...

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