Young Scholar Award Winners 2019-20

November 12, 2019 | ldcostin

Six Young Scholar Proposals were selected as award winners this year. Chlamydia trachomatis immune response in primary porcine intestinal epithelial cells Mentors: Amanda Amaral, Cecilia Schaaf PI: Tobias Kaeser Co-PI: Liara Gonzalez Designer 3D matrices...

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New TPP Center Hosts Retreat

November 6, 2019 | ldcostin

Center for Food Allergy Modeling in the Pig (CFAMP),  a new center under the Translational Pharmacology and Physiology Program, held a retreat on October 8, 2019.  It was a retreat to further establish a collaboration with...

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Young Scholar Awards Program 2019-20

October 30, 2019 | ldcostin

Once a year, the CMI invites it’s Associate Members to submit research proposals (from interdisciplinary teams of associate members) for the Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (SIRI). Selected Associate Members will be named CMI Young Scholars and...

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Fall 2019 Seminar Speakers

October 29, 2019 | ldcostin

The Comparative Medicine Institute hosted three seminar speakers this semester: Dr. Carl Imhauser was hosted by the Functional Tissue Engineering Program on September 17.  He spoke on the “Knee Biomechanics in a Hospital Setting: Translating...

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Functional Tissue Engineering Program’s New Leaders

October 22, 2019 | ldcostin

The Functional Tissue Engineering Program (FTE) is welcoming new leadership.  Dr. Binil Starly will be stepping down and Dr. Lauren Schnabel and Dr. Rohan Shirwaiker will become co-Associate Directors.  Dr. Matthew Fisher will be heading...

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2019 BaM Project Reports

September 19, 2019 | ldcostin

The five teams of Master of Microbial Biotechnology Program gave their final reports on September 19, 2019 at Stephens Room 3503 Thomas Hall. The project titles and teams were: Minimizing the PainPoints: Revolutionizing Point of...

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Amanda Ziegler Receives NIH K Award

September 11, 2019 | ldcostin

Dr. Amanda Ziegler has been awarded an Office of the Director/Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (OD/ORIP) Special Emphasis Research Career Award (SERCA).  Her grant, Postnatal Development of Intestinal Barrier Repair is specifically awarded by the National...

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CMI Annual Research & Innovation Summit 2019 – CMI Impact

September 5, 2019 | ldcostin

On August 26, the Comparative Medicine Institute held its Annual Research & Innovation Summit in the Talley Center. The all day event began with a welcome and state-of-the-institute address by the CMI Director, Jorge Piedrahita. ...

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CMI SIRI Poster Award Winners

August 29, 2019 | ldcostin

The Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (SIRI) had seventeen undergraduate students doing summer research in various collaborative labs across the campus.  The program culminates in a poster competition at the CMI Annual...

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SIRI at Summer Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium

August 5, 2019 | ldcostin

Seventeen current Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative Students (SIRI) participated in the 18th Annual NC State University Summer Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium on August 1, 2019 at the Talley Center.  We are proud to also...

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