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Congratulations to Kasra Khalaj!

  • Published Mon Mar 21st 2016

    Congratulations to Kasra Khalaj, PhD Candidate in Dr. Chandra Tayade's lab, recipient of this year's Society for Reproductive Investigation's Best New Investigator Poster Award!  His poster was titled Altered ZFP36/ELAVL1 levels in endometriosis.

    “I am honored to accept this award and I would like to first and foremost thank my advisor and mentor, Dr. Chandra Tayade for the ongoing support and inspiration he has provided me throughout my PhD studies.  I would also like to thank our collaborators: Dr. Bruce Lessey (Greenville, South Carolina), Dr. Steven Young (UNC, North Carolina), and Dr. Sony Singh (Ottawa, Canada) for their assistance in this and many other projects ongoing in our laboratory.  Lastly, I would like to graciously thank financial support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as well as the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS).” - K, Khalaj, PhD Candidate