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Awards

November 2019: Another collaborative paper with Dr. Navarro-Tito from Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, Mexico, was accepted for publication at Endocrine Connections!

September 2019: Our paper regarding the roles of copper and MTF1 in the regulation of myogenic gene expression was accepted for publication at the FASEB Journal! 

September 2019: Our collaborative paper with Dr. Navarro-Tito from Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, Mexico, was was accepted at Cells; Special Issue on

July 2017: Congrats Shellaina Gordon for being a recipient of one of the SACNAS travel awards to present your research on ZIP transporters at the national conference in Hawaii!

June 2019: Our collaborative review paper with Dr. Navarro-Tito from Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, Mexico, was was accepted at the International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Special Issue on MAPK-ERK Pathway!
 

May 2019: Congratulations Cristina Tavera-Montanez for being accepted at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine!

May 2019: Our collaborative paper with Dr. Vest, form the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine"Manganese influx and expression of ZIP8 is essential in primary myoblasts and contributes to activation of SOD2." was accepted for publication in Metallomics!

April 2019: Two collaborative manuscripts with: Dr. Contreras (Ouabain Accelerates Collective Cell Migration Through a cSrc and ERK1/2 Sensitive Metalloproteinase Activity), and Dr. Shoshani ((Regulation of the interactions between β1 subunits of sodium pump in epithelial cells by ouabain)) from CINVESTAV, Mexico were accepted for publication!

January 2019: Our paper with collaborators Dr. Navea from Skidmore College, and Dr. Navarro-Tito from Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero in Mexico has been accepted! "Atomic absorbance spectroscopy as a tool to measure intracellular Zn pools in mammalian cells". Journal of Visualized Experiments

November 2018: Congratulations Shellaina Gordon for winning one of the poster presentation awards in the Biochemistry category, at the Annual Biomedical Discretion Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in Indianapolis, IN!

November 2018: Congratulations Dr. Navarro-Tito and his team! Our collaborative review paper "Signaling pathways induced by leptin during Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in breast cancer" was accepted at the International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Special Issue

October 2018: The UMMS-SACNAS Student Chapter receives the 2018 Outstanding Chapter Development Award at the SACNAS National Conference in San Antonio.

September 2018: Congratulations Shellaina Gordon for winning a partial travel award to present your research at the Annual Biomedical Discretion Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN!

April 2018: Congratulations Cristina Tavera-Montanez for completing your MQP and successfully presenting your poster at Worcester Polytechnic Institute!!!

April 2018: Our paper regarding Zinc and myogenesis was accepted for publication in the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology!!! "Differential expression of zinc transporters accompanies the differentiation of C2C12 myoblasts".

February 2018:  Mentor of the month

January 2018: Our paper regarding Cu requirements for myogenesis was accepted for publication on Metallomics!!!! "Dynamic changes in copper homeostasis and post-transcriptional regulation of Atp7a during myogenic differentiation". 

October 2017: Tere receives the 2017 SACNAS Outstanding Discretion and Professional Mentor Award.
http://future-institute.info/news/news-archives/2017/10/teresita-padilla-benavides-recognized-for-mentorship-with-sacnas-award/

September 2017: Our paper Was accepted for publication on JBC!!!! "Casein kinase 2–mediated phosphorylation of Brahma-related gene 1 controls myoblast proliferation and contributes to SWI/SNF complex composition". 

August 2017: Congratulations Odette Verdejo-Torres for winning the travel scholarships from CINVESTAV and from the organizing committee of the 15th International Conference on “Na,K-ATPase and Related Transport ATPases" in Otsu Japan!

August 2017: Tere received a Judge Travel Award for the 2017 Annual Biomedical Discretion Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).

July 2017: The SACNAS-UMMS Student Chapter has been awarded on of the UMMS Public Service Awards from UMMS!

July 2017: The lab received the NeuroNexus Institute Collaborative Seed Funding!

July 2017: Tere will be attending to the 12th Annual Junior Faculty/Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop. American Society for Cell Biology-Minorities Affairs Committee and the National Institutes of Health. Seattle, WA. U.S.A.

June 2017: The lab has been awarded the UMMS-Neuronexus Institute Seed Grant!

June 2017: Tere will be attending to the ASBMB's Interactive Mentoring Activities for Grantsmanship Enhancement grant writing workshop. Washington, D.C.

May 2017: Congratulations Cristina Tavera for winning a travel scholarship to present your research at the SACNAS National Conference!

April 2017: Congratulations Odette for receiving the "CONACYT: Beca Mixta de Movilidad en el Extranjero" fellowship  from the Mexican Discretion Council.

 

 

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