Heather has been honored with the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for her innovative work in the Biology department, which focused on the investigation of amino acid supplementation in red blood cells and necessitated the establishment of new laboratory assays and the promotion of external collaborations. Check it here!
Cam has also received the Outstanding Contribution By A First-year Student Award in recognizing his remarkable progress in the Cordy lab, his persevering dedication in the classroom and his help with other teaching assistants throughout his first year of PhD studies.
You all are amazing and great work representing fabulously for the Cordy Lab!
Congratulations on your graduation! Hope you all take advantage of the chance to celebrate this honorable achievement! Best wishes for a fulfilling future and may you all hold on to the knowledge gained and the friendships formed at Cordy lab!
Lab PI Regina Cordy has been honored with the Award for Excellence in Research to recognize her outstanding achievement in the early stages of her career at WFU. Congratulations and check it here or on the page 7 of the 2023 Honors & Awards Issue!
Joy Oguama is profiled in The 2023 Graduation Edition of the Old Gold & Black, Wake Forest University’s student newspaper, as a distinguished graduate from the Biology major. Don’t miss the opportunity to read about the story of this esteemed graduate-to-be!
Lab PI Regina Cordy gave a talk on “A role for exogenous amino acids in enhancing red blood cell function in the oxidative environment of acute malaria” at the JHU World Malaria Day Symposium held on April 25, 2023. Check it here!
We are thrilled to announce that Heather has successfully defended her dissertation and has now officially earned her doctoral degree! Congratulation!
As one of the original members of the Cordy Lab, Heather has played a crucial role in building the foundation of this lab. Her insights and contributions have been incredibly helpful to everyone in the lab, and we are grateful for all that she has done to support.
After graduation, Heather will be joining the #CPEP fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital for a two-year postdoctoral training program. She will, without a doubt, continue to shine! And it is always an honor to have been a part of Heather’s academic journey and wish her all the best in her future endeavors!
Danielle Farinella, previously a member of the Cordy Lab and now a PhD student at UPitt, is the primary author of a recent publication which summarized the discovery that Malaria disrupts the gut microbiome of rhesus macaques. Check it out here!
And her article is being featured in Frontiers news as one of the five Frontiers articles you won’t want to miss. Congratulation!
Lab PI Regina Cordy has participated in the “Global Parasitology Seminar Series” at UPenn and gave a talk entitled “A role for exogenous amino acids in enhancing red blood cell function in the oxidative environment of acute malaria”.
The grant, entitled “Investigating the role of oxygen on Plasmodium multiplication rate” was awarded to Cordy Lab to support their early and conceptual stages of project development. Check it out on NIH’s website here.