Congratulations to Kristine, Cindy, Zahra, Xiaofan, and Jan, whose paper “The elastic properties of valve interstitial cells undergoing pathological differentiation” was published in Journal of Biomechanics.
Congratulations to Cindy who received a NSERC Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship!
Congratulations to Cindy, who successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis today!
Congratulations to Cindy, whose paper was accepted in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology! Her paper is the first to demonstrate regulation of calcification by valve interstitial cells by the stiffness of the extracellular matrix.
Congratulations to Cindy who won the Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Young Investigator Award for the best oral presentation at the 2008 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress!
Congratulations to Cindy who was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship for 2008-09!
Congratulations to Jan who recieved the ASIP’s 2008 Trainee Travel Award and Cindy who was named the A.D. Sobel – ASIP Education Fund Scholar. These awards will support their travel to present at the Experimental Biology 2008 Meeting in San Diego, CA in April.
Happy New Year! Congratulations to Chris, Cindy and Edmond who received student travel awards to present at the SPRBM Annual Meeting in Miami, FL on January 10 2008!
Congratulations to Cindy for her recent publication in the Journal of Bacteriology!
Congratulations to Cindy, Jan, and Kristine for being appointed president, vice president, and treasurer respectively for the BMES Student Chapter (#100) at UofT! Edmond was also appointed secretary of the Student Chapter. For more information about the chapter and how to get involved, please email Edmond at email@example.com.
Cindy Yip discusses matrix stiffness effects on valve interstitial cells to several of Dr. Gottlieb’s students, who also have experience working with VICs. The Joint Cardiovascular Research Day seems to have succeeded in bringing together researchers with similar interests.
Abstracts from Derek Watt and Cindy Yip accepted for oral presentation at the Society for Heart Valve Disease 4th Biennial Meeting in New York.
Edmond Young and Cindy Yip receive travel awards to present their research at the Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop sponsored by the North American Vascular Biology Organization.
Congratulations to Cindy on her success in her qualifying exam before the Christmas holidays!
Congratulations are in order to Cindy Yip, who has just received her Master of Applied Science degree here at the University of Toronto (IBBME)!
UTLCM Christmas Dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory a success! (Event organized by Cindy Yip, social coordinator).
The University of Toronto Laboratory of Cellular Mechanobiology (UTLCM) has planned a Christmas dinner for members and friends at the Old Spaghetti Factory on Friday, December 16th at 8:00pm. The members of the lab would like to thank Prof. Simmons for the invitation. (Event organized by Cindy Yip, social coordinator.)
Cindy Yip was officially appointed social coordinator for the Simmons Lab of Cellular Mechanobiology at the University of Toronto.