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 Jan, who succesfully defended his Ph.D. thesis today!
Congratulations to Jan, who was awarded a prestigious NSERCPostdoctoral Fellow!
Congratulations to Jan! His paper, “Beta-catenin mediates mechanically-regulated, TGF-beta 1-induced myofibroblast differentiation of aortic valve interstitial cells” was accepted for publication in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology!
Congratulations to Krista and Jan, who have been awarded the Young Investigator Award at the 4th Biennial Heart Valve Biology and Tissue Engineering meeting.
Congratulations to Ruogang and Jan, who were awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships for 2009-10.
Congratulations to Jan for being awarded a prestigious NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) for 2009-2011.
Congratulations to Jan for getting his paper accepted in the American Journal of Pathology! Jan’s paper is the first to identify and characterize mesenchymal progenitor cells with robust osteogenic potential in aortic heart valves.
Congratulations to Jan, Chris, and Wing-Yee who were awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGGSTs) for 2008-09.
Congratulations to Jan, who received a Young Investigator Award from the European Calcified Tissue Society to present a poster at the 35th European Symposium on Calcified Tissues in Barcelona in May! Jan’s abstract was ranked in the top 20 of all those submitted to the competition and will be considered for a Poster Prize.
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.
Congratulations to Krista, Ruogang, Wing-Yee, Jan, and Chris for being awarded Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowships for 2007-08!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Jan for his appointment as the new UTCML social coordinator! “Jan has been a very vocal member of the lab when it comes to social activities, so I think this appointment is perfect for him”, said Cindy, the former social coordinator. “I’m pleased to be passing a fun job onto such capable hands.” And with that, the new social coordinator was crowned. UTCML looks forward to the social calendar of 2007!
Congratulations to Jan Chen, Liwen Gu, Alice Ho, Kevin Lee, and Kristine Wyss on their graduation!
Kristine is beaming as a member of newest grad class from Engineering Science. Congrats, Kristine!