Awards, Arrivals, and Promotions

Congratulations to our latest award winners:

Veronica Jove is one of 34 graduate students who have received this year’s Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, a program aimed at increasing diversity in the scientific workplace. The fellowship, given by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, supports promising doctoral students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. Fellows receive an annual award of $46,000 for up to three years. Ms. Jove is a member of Leslie B. Vosshall’s Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior.

Linghe Xi has been named a Damon Runyon Fellow. Awarded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the four-year postdoctoral fellowship supports outstanding scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country. Dr. Xi, a member of Elaine Fuchs’s Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, will receive more than $230,000 to work on innovative projects.

The Rockefeller community welcomes its latest hires:

David Albertini, Visiting Scientist, Brivanlou Laboratory
Stephanie Azzopardi, Research Assistant, Rice Laboratory
Charles Banda, Research Assistant, Simon Laboratory
Geoffrey Browne, Grants & Financial Administrator, Brivanlou Laboratory
Arun Chakravorty, Research Assistant, Maimon Laboratory
Amy Gall, Administrative Assistant, Casanova Laboratory
Jorge Gandara, Research Specialist, Darnell Laboratory
Mia Horowitz, Guest Investigator, Steller Laboratory
Benjamin Kolisnyk, Postdoctoral Associate, Greengard Laboratory
Jonathan Liau, Research Assistant, Tuschl Laboratory
Qian Lin, Postdoctoral Associate, Vaziri Laboratory
Adam Marks, Research Assistant, Brivanlou Laboratory
Francisca Jose Martinez Traub, Visiting Student, Vaziri Laboratory
Donald McIlhenny, Copy Editor, Rockefeller University Press
Kathrine Meyers, Instructor in Clinical Investigation, Ho Laboratory
Halina Mroz, Laboratory Helper, Ravetch Laboratory
Tobias Noebauer, Postdoctoral Fellow, Vaziri Laboratory
Ian O’Donnell, Research Assistant, O’Donnell Laboratory
Su Hyun Park, Postdoctoral Fellow, Chua Laboratory
Cecilia Pellegrini, Research Assistant, Brivanlou Laboratory
Teodoro Pulvirenti, Executive Editor, JEM, Rockefeller University Press
James Saltsman, Visiting Fellow, Simon Laboratory
Junko Shimazu, Postdoctoral Associate, Gleeson Laboratory
Joel Simon, Bioinformatics Specialist, Simon Laboratory
Sonia Singh, Visiting Fellow, Smogorzewska Laboratory
Justin Sloboda, Academic Events Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs
Yadira Soto-Feliciano, Postdoctoral Associate, Allis Laboratory
Timothy Spencer, Deputy Editor, JCB, Rockefeller University Press
Nikolaos Stefanakis, Postdoctoral Associate, Shaham Laboratory
Katherine Stewart, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fuchs Laboratory
Natalie Thulin, Research Assistant, Ravetch Laboratory
Zhe Wang, Scientific Editor, Rockefeller University Press
Elizabeth Waters, Guest Investigator, McEwen Laboratory
Shakara Webster, Animal Technician, Hatten Laboratory
Siegfried Weisenburger, Postdoctoral Associate, Vaziri Laboratory
Emory Werner, Research Assistant, Friedman Laboratory
Norihiro Yamaguchi, Instructor in Clinical Investigation, Tavazoie Laboratory
Soon Yeul Yi, Research Assistant, Rice Laboratory

The following researchers have been promoted:

Ana Pereira, to Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation, McEwen Laboratory