Notables of Physiology

no ° ta °ble  (no’tэbэl) n. A person of distinction or great reputation. Related words – luminary, illustrious, celebrated. Notables of Physiology are selected and recognized by their peers for meritorious contributions. Hurrah!

See our Notables of Physiology for:

2014

Chi-Lun Chang
Chi-Lun Chang
Top five,
2014 Graduate Student Organization Poster Session
Completed his Ph.D.

Mian Zhou
Mian Zhou
Top five,
2014 Graduate Student Organization Poster Session
Completed her Ph.D. 

2013

Kristine Kamm
Kristine Kamm, Ph.D.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award
AAMC Interprofessional Education Collaborative Development Award
Xia, Leah, Jiangqiu
Milestones in Service,
Xia Liang, 5 years; Leah Taylor, 5 years; Jianqiu Liu, 10 years
Mian Zhou and Chi-Lun Chang
Mian Zhou and Chi-Lun Chang
Best of Show, Integrated Biology Graduate Program Annual Student Poster Session
Phil Thomas
Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
Collaboration for development of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s Bio Lab Exhibit
Top 20 Translational Researchers in 2012 by Bioentrepreneur
Don Hilgemann
Don Hilgemann, Ph.D.
Floyd C. Rector, Jr., M.D. Professorship in Acid-Base Regulation,
The Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research

George DeMartino
George DeMartino, Ph.D.
Elected Member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education
The University of Texas System Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award
Paul Blount
Congratulations on your promotion!
Paul Blount, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology
Alec Zhang
Congratulations on your promotion!
Alec Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology
Jim Stull
Jim Stull, Ph.D.
Distinguished Basic Science Educator Award, UT Southwestern 2013
Pre-Clinical Teaching Award for Medical Physiology, 2013
Helen Yin
Helen Yin, Ph.D.
Elected Member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education

2012

Anna Marie Taylor
Honorable Mention 2012 Graduate Student Organization Poster Session
Mian Zhou
Junior Scientist Seminar Speaker, 2012
Orson Moe, M.D.
Pre-Clinical Teaching Award, 2012
Kristine Kamm, Ph.D.
Pre-Clinical Teaching Award, 2012
Ryan Jones
Top 5 in 2012 Graduate Student Organization Poster Session
Drs. Lora Hooper and Youxing Jiang are among the four scientists named 2013 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award winners by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas (TAMEST).
George DeMartino, Ph.D.
Distinguished Basic Science Educator Award, 2012
Alec Zhang, Ph.D., and Junke Zheng, Ph.D.
Chengcheng (Alec) Zhang, Ph.D., left, and Junke (Justin) Zheng, Ph.D., identified a mechanism that maintains stem cell readiness.

Bajalee Somalinga, Ph.D. and Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
Bajalee Somalinga, Ph.D., left, recipient of a High Risk/High Reward grant, and Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
Helen Yin, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D.
Helen Yin, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of the Office of Women's Careers, and James Stull, Ph.D.
Jen Liou, Ph.D., and Chi-Lun Chang
Jen Liou, Ph.D., left, and Chi-Lun Chang, Travel Award and presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Jiang Wu, Ph.D., and Xuanming Shi, Ph.D.
Jiang Wu, Ph.D., left, and Xuanming Shi, Ph.D., recipient of the DOD Visionary Postdoctoral Fellowship.
James Stull, Ph.D., and Youxing Jiang, Ph.D.
James Stull, Ph.D., left, and Youxing Jiang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology.
Paul Blount, Ph.D., and Juandell Parker
Paul Blount, Ph.D., and Juandell Parker, 
recipient of the Travel Award to the 2012 Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, sponsored by the Bridges to the Professoriate Program, National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D.
Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D., left, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, and James Stull, Ph.D.

2011

George DeMartino, PhD, recipient of the Pre-Clinical Teaching Award, with James Stull, PhD.
George DeMartino, Ph.D. (left), recipient of the Pre-Clinical Teaching Award, with James Stull, Ph.D.
Ilya Bezprozvanny, PhD (left), was named the Carl J. and Hortense M. Thomsen Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research.
Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D. (left), was named the Carl J. and Hortense M. Thomsen Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research. James Stull, Ph.D., at right.

David Thompson (left) Milestones in Service recipient, with George DeMartino, PhD.
David Thompson, Ph.D., (left) Milestones in Service recipient, with George DeMartino, Ph.D.

2010

Ilya Bezprozvanny and Jim Stull, October 2010
Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D., October 2010
Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
Phil Thomas and Jim Stull, September 2010
Phil Thomas, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D.,
September 2010
Ruth S. Harrell Professorship in Medical Research
Ryan Williamson, PhD, and Robin Hiesinger, PhD, May 2010
Ryan Williamson, Ph.D. (left), winner of the Best Graduate Student Scientific Poster at the 51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference, with Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D.

Milestones in Service, 2010 Xuesong Chen, Patsy Tucker, Sandra Tjon-Kon-Sang, Jun Wu, Linda Millen, Janet Young, Linda Patterson
Milestones in Service, 2010
Xuesong Chen, Patsy Tucker, Sandra Tjon-Kon-Sang, Jun Wu, Linda Millen, Janet Young, Linda Patterson
 Youxing Jiang, PhD, and Sheng Ye, PhD, January 2010
Youxing Jiang, Ph.D., and Sheng Ye, Ph.D.,
January 2010
Professor, Zhejiang University, Hangshou, China

2009

Janes Stull, PhD (right) Distinguished Teaching Professor
J. Gregory Fitz, M.D., Dean of UT Southwestern Medical School (left), and Janes Stull, Ph.D. (right) Distinguished Teaching Professor
Helen Yin, PhD, and James Stull, PhD
Helen Yin, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D.
HHMI and State of Texas Institutional Initiative Award - Mechanisms of Disease (Yin)
Anna Patrick, recipient of the NIH Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Award, with Phil Thomas, PhD.
Anna Patrick, recipient of the NIH Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Award, with Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
Caroline Ritchie, Graduate Student Organization Poster Session Winner, with Phil Thomas, PhD.
Caroline Ritchie, Graduate Student Organization Poster Session Winner, with Phil Thomas, Ph.D.

Joseph Yuan, PhD, (left), recipient of the NIH Pathway to Independence Award, with Shmuel Muallem.
Joseph Yuan, Ph.D., (left), recipient of the NIH Pathway to Independence Award, with Shmuel Muallem.
Audrey Chang, PhD (center), recipient of the AHA Postdoctoral Researcher Award, with Kristine Kamm, PhD, and James Stull, PhD.
Audrey Chang, Ph.D. (center), recipient of the AHA Postdoctoral Researcher Award, with Kristine Kamm, Ph.D., and James Stull, Ph.D.
George DeMartino, PhD, recipient of the Medical School MS1 Teaching Award.
George DeMartino, Ph.D., recipient of the Medical School MS1 Teaching Award.