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Pathology Notables

Dr. Dantas - was also featured in the following:
  • the Nature journal podcast for his research on antibiotic resistance in soil bacteria. http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/index-2014-05-22.html
  • the National Institute of General Medical Sciences “Inside Life Sciences” article “On the Trail of Drug-Defying Superbugs”. http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/insidelifescience/on_the_trail_of_drug_defying_superbugs.html
  • the journal Nature in their Outlook feature “Microbiology: Resistance Fighters”.http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7498_supp/full/509S6a.html
  • the “People Behind the Science” podcast for his research on “It’s All About Communities when Studying Microbial Genomics and Exchanging Antibiotic Resistance”. http://www.peoplebehindthescience.com/dr-gautam-dantas/


Shashikant Kulkarni, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Pediatrics, Head, Clinical Genomics of Genomics and Pathology Services, and Medical Director, Cytogenomics and Molecular Pathology, - received a honor award from the Centers for Disease Control and Agency for Toxic Subtstances and Disease Registry, US Department of Health and Human Services for his excellence in partnering in “Next Generation Sequencing- Standardization of Clinical Testing".

Jeffrey Gordon, M.D., Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Developmental Biology and of Medicine, and Director, Center for Genome Sciences, - has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. Featured in the Record: https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27023.aspx

Gautam Dantas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering, - was featured in the Record for research on “Soil Bacteria May Provide Clues to Curbing Antibiotic Resistance” as reported in the journal Nature. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/26955.aspx

Dr. Burnham - also received the Ellis Benson Award at the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS) meeting in San Francisco in May.

Carey-Ann Burnham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Pediatrics, and Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, - received a one-year, $58,750 grant from The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation (BJHF) and the Washington University (WU) Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), entitled “Sequencing and Culture-Based Evaluation of Skin Flora Following Decolonization”.

Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, - received a two-year $419,271 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Local Thermogenesis in Lymphatic Vessel/Node Function”.

Ching-Cheng (Stan) Huang, Ph.D., Postdoc Research Associate in Immunobiology, - received a two-year $98,476 award from the American Heart Association, entitled “Role of Lipid Droplet Lipolysis in Alternative Macrophage Activation”.

Jonathan Heusel, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Genetics, - received three-year $29,912 grant from the National Institutes of Health, New Subaward from Children's Hospital Medical Center (Shaaban), entitled “The NK Cell Response to Prenatal Allotransplantation”.

Bernd Zinselmeyer, Ph.D., Research Instructor in Pathology and Immunology, - received one-year $40,400 award from Washington University School of Medicine, which is supported by the Digestive Disease Research Core Center DDRCC grant P30DK52574, entitled “Intravital Imaging of Peritoneal Macrophages Contribution to Intestinal Health”.

Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology, - received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Immunologists. The award is the organization’s highest honor. Featured in the Record: https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27083.aspx.

Herbert Virgin, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Pathology and Immunology, and Professor of Molecular Microbiology and of Medicine, - received one-year $50,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, entitled “Microbiome Analysis in Lung Allograft Dysfunction (MALADy)”.

Mathew Gubin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Immunobiology, - received a three-year $164,500 grant from the Cancer Research Institute, entitled “Using Genomics to Identify Targets of Checkpoint Blockade Cancer Treatment and Identify Optimal Target Antigens for Vaccination”.

Departmental Event Schedules

Oct 21 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference Souzan Sanati, M.D. - Invasive Breast Carcinoma 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

Oct 21 2014 9:00AM Block 2 Pathology Course Danielle Carpenter, M.D. / Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D. / Deborah Novack, M.D., Ph.D. - Cardiac Gross Pathology Lab Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 402A, 402B, 403A, 403B, 404A, 404B

Oct 21 2014 9:15AM Neuro Autopsy Surgical Rounds Classics in Neuropathology - Room 3822, 3rd Floor, West Building

Oct 21 2014 12:00PM *LGM Case Conference Jeff Szymanski, M.D., Ph.D. - TBD Pathology Library, 3rd Floor West Building, Room 3723

Oct 21 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Oct 21 2014 4:00PM Hematopathology Lymphoma Conference NW Tower, 14th Floor

Oct 22 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference 1st Year Residents Surgical Pathology Conference BJCIH Building, 5th Floor, Conference Room 5A

Oct 22 2014 8:00AM *Cytopathology Teaching Conference Cory Bernadt, M.D., Ph.D. - Cytology - CSF 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

Oct 22 2014 9:15AM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Oct 22 2014 9:15AM Neuro Micro Surgical Rounds Working Neuropathology Conference - Residents Room 3722, 3rd Floor, West Building

Oct 22 2014 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Oct 22 2014 12:00PM AMP Conference Joan Rossi, M.A., C.T. (ASCP) - Lab Management Pathology Library, 3rd Floor West Building, Room 3723

Oct 22 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Oct 23 2014 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Louis Dehner, M.D. - Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

Oct 23 2014 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds Christina Lockwood, Ph.D. - TBD Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Center, Room 2

Oct 23 2014 1:00PM Block 2 Pathology Course John Pfeifer, M.D., Ph.D. - Pathology of the Prostate Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Oct 23 2014 2:00PM Block 2 Pathology Course John Pfeifer, M.D., Ph.D. - Laboratory of Prostate / Bladder (Large Group Interactive) Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Oct 23 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Oct 24 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Horacio Maluf, M.D. - Unknown Session - Breast Cancer 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

Oct 24 2014 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Oct 24 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Oct 24 2014 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Arajita Jash, Host / Alex Barrow (Colonna) / Matthew Gorman (Diamond) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium

Oct 27 2014 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series Thomas Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago - Molecular Mechanisms of the T Cell-inflamed tumor Microenvironment Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Oct 28 2014 12:00PM *LGM Case Conference Hope Karnes, MD, PhD/Mark Gonzalez, PhD TBD West Building, 3rd Floor, Path Library, Room 3723

Oct 28 2014 2:00PM Block 2 Pathology Course Sanjay Jain, M.D., Ph.D. - Pathology of Renal Development and Cystic Kidney Disease Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Oct 29 2014 10:00AM Block 2 Pathology Course Sanjay Jain, M.D., Ph.D. / Jennifer Sehn, M.D., / Faculty - Gross Pathology of Renal Development and Masses Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 402A, 402B, 403A, 403B, 404A, 404B

Oct 30 2014 10:00AM Block 2 Pathology Course Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D. /Michael Lippmann, M.D. - Large Group Interactive Cae Studies Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Oct 30 2014 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds Guest Speaker TBD Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Center, Room 2

Oct 31 2014 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Matthew Gorman, Host / Veronika Redmann (Virgin) / Carlos Briseno (Murphy) / Gerard Kaiko (Stappenbeck) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium

Nov 3 2014 8:00AM Block 2 Pathology Course Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D. - Path Exam: Cardio, Pulm, Renal Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

Nov 3 2014 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series Dr. Andrew Macpherson, University of Bern, Switzerland - Stratification of Microbiota in the Intestine EPNEC - Main Auditorium