First up on our introduction of our amazing summer students, we have one of our resident Stanford undergraduates, Maya! She is a major in human biology with a concentration in infectious diseases, working with the one and only Dr. Bergener. Just like the Bollyky lab, Maya hails from sunny Seattle. She doubles as a writerContinue reading “Summer Interns 2022- Maya Somers!”
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Our very own Naomi in BSL3 training! Adding more skills to the Bollyky Lab tool belt!
Pre-Print: Hyaluronan is abundant in COVID-19 respiratory secretions
A new pre-print is out from our lab regarding the increased presence hyaluronan in patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Check it out here: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.11.20191692v1.article-metrics
Welcome to the lab Sarah!
We have a new lab manager – Sarah Smith has joined us from her previous job managing microbiology lab(s) at Clemson University. We’re super excited to welcome her on board.
Phage/antibiotic cocktail, Dr. Gina Suh, cure a prosthetic knee infection
Congrats to Bollyky Lab alumna Dr. Gina Suh and her team at the Mayo Clinic for curing a patient with a prosthetic knee infection with a phage/antibiotic cocktail! These are tough cases, typically impossible to cure with antibiotics alone. Go Gina!!
Sally Demirdjian awarded Dean’s Fellowship
Our newest lab member Sally is off to a fast start! Sally was recently awarded a School of Medicine Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2020-2022. We’re thrilled to have her here at Stanford and in our lab.
Congratulations Dr. Payton Marshall!
Payton successfully defended his thesis, sharing his excellent work on pericellular matrix and antigen presentation. Dr. Marshall will now be working to complete his medical degree at Stanford.
Liz Burgener receives Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award!
The Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation supports promising physician scientists to help facilitate their transition from postdoctoral training to a career in academic medicine. We’re so proud of Liz and all the great work she’s been doing.
Jonas Van Belleghem awarded CFF grant!
Congratulations to Jonas for being names a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) post-doctoral fellowship grant for his cutting-edge research on phage/mammalian host interactions!
Christiaan De Vries Awarded a Doris Duke Physician-Scholar Award!
Our very own Christiaan De Vries has been awarded a Doris Duke Physician Scholar award! This is a terrific honor and a wonderful recognition of his cutting-edge research on vaccinating against Pf phages to prevent Pseudomonas wound infections. Congratulations to Christiaan and many thanks to all of his collaborators and mentors who contributed to hisContinue reading “Christiaan De Vries Awarded a Doris Duke Physician-Scholar Award!”