2021-2022 Fellowship Recipients

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine (CRSM) Trainee Fellowships support talented graduate student or postdoctoral trainees whose research focuses on tissue formation in health and disease, tissue repair, or tissue regeneration. The $25,000 fellowships are awarded each fall. Any applicant whose project focuses on regenerative medicine is strongly encouraged to apply.

2021-2022 CRSM Fellowship Awardees

On September 1, 2021 the awardees of the 2020-2021 CRSM Fellowships were announced at the Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series.

The awardees are:

Carolina Garcia, Ph.D.
Title: Molecular evolution of AAV capsids for efficient targeting of brain microglia
Mentor: Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology

Guoli Hu Ph.D.
Title: Stimulating glutamine metabolism: a potential therapeutic strategy to promote bone regeneration
Mentor: Courtney Karner, Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine

Helin Hocaoglu 
Title: Maternal metabolic stress drives reprogramming of the intestinal stem cell lineage in progeny
Mentor: Matthew Sieber, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology

Edem Tchegnon
Title: Physiological Function & Regulation of Krox20 (Egr2) Transcription Factor in Epithelial Stem Cells
Mentor: Lu Le, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine - Division of Cardiology