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Kim Lab News

             Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Chaney for his appointment as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Xavier University!

1st prize for best poster, 6th International Conference on Structural Biology; Jessica Richard, 2016

2nd prize for best poster, 6th International Conference on Structural Biology; Rebecca Buckley, 2016

Selected regional LSU NSF I-Corp Site team; Rebecca Buckley, entrepreneur lead; 2016

1st place for research excellence, NSF REU summer research program; Micquel Downs, 2016

2nd place for research excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center and School of Medicine Summer Research Program; Micquel Downs, 2016

Travel award and invited participation in ASBMB Interactive Mentoring Activities for Grantsmanship Enhancement (IMAGE) workshop; Joseph Chaney, 2016

Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship, UCLA School of Medicine; the merit-based Leaders of Tomorrow Scholars Program pays full tuition for four years for a chosen medical student, special access to faculty, and a research stipend of $5,000; Davon Carter, 2016-2020

National Science Foundation REU Summer Research Fellowship; Micquel Downs, 2016

2016 Education Committee Travel Award winner, Biophysical Society meeting, Los Angeles, CA; Minmin Luo, 2016

Institutional nominee for 3MT talk at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools, Charlotte, North Carolina; Minmin Luo, 2016

1st prize for best 3MT talk, Annual Research Day Symposium, LSU School of Medicine – New Orleans; Minmin Luo; 2015

3rd place for best 3MT talk, Annual Research Day Symposium, LSU School of Medicine – New Orleans; Jessica Richard; 2015

1st place for research excellence, NSF REU summer research program; Micquel Downs, 2015

National Science Foundation REU Summer Research Fellowship; Micquel Downs, 2015

Invitation to the honorary 2015 National Graduate Research Symposium at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (44 students out of 1195 nominated students were invited); Jessica Richard

Louisiana Biomedical Research Network Summer Research Fellowship; Davon Carter, 2014

Invited talk at the national American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting; Jessica Richard, 2013