YCCEH P&F Awardees and Project Titles

YALE CCEH INTERNAL P&F AWARDEES

2015:

Emanuela Bruscia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary)

Understanding myeloid cell dysfunction in cystic fibrosis.

Shangqin Guo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

A novel genetic regulator of hematopoietic stem cell reconstitution.

Jun Lu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Genetics

The role of chronic inflammation on clonal selection of hematopoietic stem cells.

Manoj M. Pillai, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

Defining enhancer elements in the hematopoietic niche.


2016:

Jackie Fretz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

A Novel Mouse Model of the Anemia of Renal Failure.

Shilpa Hattangadi, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology)

4-D Nucleome of the Developing Erythroblast Nucleus: How long-noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) help regulate erythroid nuclear condensation via dynamic changes.

Jeanne Hendrickson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics

An Investigation of Red Blood Cell Antigen Modulation.

Yi-Chien Lu, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist in Laboratory Medicine

Novel Pathway Promoting Megakaryocyte and Erythroid Commitment.

 

2017:

Gary Kupfer, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology / Oncology) and Pathology

Characterization of the function of MACF1, the gene mutated in a variant of congenital dyserythropoietic anemia IV.

Karla Neugebauer, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Thalassemia and the kinetics of globin gene expression with single molecule RNA-Seq.

Richard Torres, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Lecturer in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.

Deep high resolution imaging of spleen and bone marrow histology with concurrent fluorescent in situ hybridization.


2018:

Abhishek Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist, Hematology, Yale Cancer Center.

Molecular Mechanisms underlying ring sideroblast (RS) morphology in SF3B1-mutant Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS).

Samuel Katz, M.D., Ph.D

Associate Professor of Pathology

Elucidation of hematopoietic niches by single-cell in situ transcriptome analysis.

Tomas Tebaldi, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist, Hematology, Yale Cancer Center.

Understanding how RNA methylation shapes hematopoiesis.

PARTNER P&F AWARDEES

2017:

Dionna Kasper, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiology

Defining novel miRNA-regulated mechanisms governing HSPC specification


Karin Finberg, M.D., Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Defining the relationship between iron status and dietary-induced obesity using Tmprss6 deficient mice 


Sergei Doulatov, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Modeling of nonmalignant blood disorders using induced pluripotent stem cells

EXTERNAL P&F AWARDEES

2018:

Antonin Bourdieu PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Fetal bone marrow niche development and its regulation by osteolineage cells.

Jeffrey Barminko PhD

Associate Scientist, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Identification of hematopoietic progenitor cell and gene targets of the ligand-activated Vdr transcription factor using single cell transcriptomics

Priti Azad PhD

Associate Project Scientist, University of California San Diego, San Deig, CA

Molecular Basis of Hypoxia-Induced Excessive Erythrocytosis: Critical Role of SNP/s in the SENP1 gene regulation