Physiology and Cell Biology graduate student, Caitlin Caperton, has been selected by the UAMS College of Medicine Scholarship Committee to receive the Dr. Michael and Paula Jennings Endowed Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. Caitlin, an M.D./Ph.D. student, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “The dichotomous role of immune cells in thyroid cancer pathogenesis,” on May […]
Thank you to Drs. Frank Simmen, Rosalia Simmen, and Jerry Ware for your contribution to the success of the Higher Learning Commission Site Visit. The following is a letter from Provost Stephanie Gardner about the success of the site visit. Dear UAMS colleagues and students, I want to thank all of you who participated in our […]
An article by Dr. Rosalia C.M. Simmen, Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology, and her research team, “Metformin Promotes Anti-tumor Biomarkers in Human Endometrial Cancer Cells,” has been selected as the most popular basic science original article published by Reproductive Sciences in 2020. The study was conducted with postdoctoral fellows Dr. John Mark Pabona (lead […]
My name is Jessica Hartman, and I am currently an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina. My lab studies how lifestyle factors shape metabolism and ultimately impact response to toxic chemical exposures. I participated in the Arkansas INBRE program in 2010, so it is just past my 10-year anniversary of participating in the program.
The Arkansas INBRE, led by Drs. Lawrence Cornett and Jerry Ware (UAMS Physiology), held its annual Research Conference on November 6-7. The Arkansas INBRE Research Conference involves participation from colleges and universities in Arkansas and surrounding states in biological sciences, physics, chemistry, and biochemistry. In a first, the meeting was held as a virtual Zoom […]
Congratulations to Dr. Larry Cornett, Director of the INBRE program at UAMS as well as Dr. Jerry Ware, INBRE Program Coordinator and Professor, Department of Physiology for receiving funding for the next 5 years. See the UAMS News article for more information.
Roy Morello, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the departments of Physiology & Biophysics, Orthopaedic Surgery and Division of Genetics, and John L. Carroll, M.D., a Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology & Biophysics (James H. Hamlen II Endowed Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology), have just published a new manuscript entitled: “Respiratory Defects in the CrtapKO mouse model […]
Great Job! Three graduate students affiliated with our Cell Biology & Physiology (CBP) Track faculty presented their research at the Annual UAMS Student Research Day this past Tuesday (March 10, 2020). Iad Alhallak (breast cancer), Caitlin Caperton (thyroid cancer) and Seunghyun Jung (nanoparticles/neural differentiation) talked about their recent findings from work carried out with mentors […]
Dr. Teresita Bellido, incoming Chair of Physiology and Biophysics, has been named Arkansas Research Alliance Scholar. https://news.uams.edu/2019/12/05/uams-researcher-teresita-bellido-named-ara-scholar/ Dr. Bellido will begin her role as Chairman of Physiology and Biophysics on July 1, 2020
Great Holiday Party hosted by Leoamie Jefferson and the students of Physiology and Biophysics. Food, Fellowship, and loads of Fun and Games set a Joyous atmosphere for all!