Congratulations to Josh for placing as runner-up in the 2019 Suddath Student Award competition hosted each year by the Petit Institute. This is the most prestigious internal award at Georgia Tech across all bioengineering and biosciences PhD students. Josh receives a $500 cash prize!
Kemp lab is on a roll! Congratulations to Andre Norfleet for being awarded a $4000 Herbert P. Haley Fellowship!
Josh Lewis was recognized as the 2019 Outstanding PhD Student in Bioinformatics! He will be getting a $2000 award for his awesome work.
Congratulations to Dan Zhang for winning this year’s best abstract award among the Bioengineering Ph.D. students! Dan will receive a $150 cash prize and give an oral presentation during the BioE day on May 9.
Bryce McKinney won a silver medal in the Atlanta Public Schools Regional Science Fair for his project entitled “Bioelectric and redox characteristics of mESCs along cardiomyocyte differentiation”. Bryce is one of our Project ENGAGES students, mentored by Andre Norfleet. Congratulations Bryce!
Georgia Tech Research Horizons released a story on our recent publication describing emergent patterning during stem cell differentiation. You can find the press release here.
The Kemp lab was well-represented at BMES this year. In addition to alums Melody Shao and Saheli Sarkar attending the conference, current students Josh Lewis, Andre Norfleet, Andrew Raddatz and 2018 REU Carina Rojanaroj presented posters. Melissa co-chaired the Analysis of Signaling Systems session and gave introductory marks at the special session on systems biology education.
Sarah Seals has been named one of 8 Georgia Tech Sloan Graduate Fellows for 2017 based upon her academic and research record! Sarah will receive a stipend bonus and professional development funds for the next 3 years (thus the remainder) of her PhD! Congratulations on this honor!
Melissa is a guest on the WREK 91.1 radio station show “Inside the Black Box”, describing the lab’s research to the metro Atlanta listeners.
Joshua Lewis received a Young Investigator travel award to attend the Society for Redox Biology & Medicine annual meeting. In addition, his abstract “Genome-scale modeling of NADPH metabolism in radiation-resistant head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients” was selected for an oral presentation. Way to go, Josh!