CSA News

Ellen Kraig and multi PI’s Dean Kellogg, Jr., and Doug Seals – New Pepper Center Rapid Response Grant

January 10, 2023

Congratulations to Ellen Kraig and multi PI’s Dean Kellogg, Jr., and Doug Seals (University of Colorado, Boulder) on a new Pepper Center Rapid Response grant to study the effects of oral rapamycin!


Damon C. Herbert – CSA Retired Colleague and Friend

January 9, 2023

Dear Colleagues, I bring you sad news. I Iearned this weekend that our retired colleague, Damon C. Herbert, passed away last week. Damon had an infection, not Covid, that resulted in hospitalization. He passed away several days later from the secondary effects of multiple sclerosis and a seizure. His wife, Margie, son Garrick, and daughter, […]


Elizabeth Ochoa – New First Author Publication in Science Advances!

January 9, 2023

Congratulations to Elizabeth Ochoa on her new first author publication in Science Advances! And congratulations to Bess Frost, her mentor and senior author! Pathogenic tau–induced transposable element–derived dsRNA drives neuroinflammation


Juli Bai – Manuscript Accepted by Nature Metabolism!

January 3, 2023

Congratulations to Juli Bai on the acceptance of her manuscript by Nature Metabolism! Hypothalamic Grb10 enhances leptin signalling and promotes weight loss


Kay Oyajobi & co-PI’s Ann Griffith and David Weiss – Successful competitive T32 renewal for the IMSD program!

December 14, 2022

Congratulations to Kay Oyajobi and co-PI’s Ann Griffith and David Weiss on the successful competitive renewal (really a new T32 application) for the IMSD program! Kay agreed to assume leadership of this grant after Niquet Blake’s departure and was left with little time to prepare the competitive renewal application, and it was a new format […]


LuZhe Sun and Francisco Cigarroa – 9th Year Being Awarded Funding From The Clayton Foundation!

November 10, 2022

Congratulations to LuZhe Sun and Francisco Cigarroa on being awarded their 9th year of funding from the Clayton Foundation to study hepatocellular carcinoma!  


Julie Bai – New Manuscript in Nature Metabolism!

October 22, 2022

Congratulations to Julie Bai on a newly accepted manuscript in Nature Metabolism!


Kay Oyajobi – Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program

October 7, 2022

Congratulations to Kay Oyajobi for his invitation to review for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s new Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program for early career faculty. Kay was invited to join in recognition of his national leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion in science! Additionally, Kay was elected to join the GREAT (Group on Research, Education and […]


Iriscilla Ayala – TL1 Postdoctoral Award!

September 6, 2022

Congratulations to Iriscilla Ayala, a former CSA predoctoral student, for receiving a TL1 postdoctoral award from the IIMS! Congratulations also to mentor Luke Norton.


Manjeet Rao & Daisy Medina – New Diversity Supplement!

August 24, 2022

Congratulations to Manjeet Rao and Daisy Medina for a diversity supplement. This makes the third one in CSA in recent months!