Trends in Parasitology paper is published!

Lab PI Regina Cordy has been contributing to the PEERs in Parasitology paper which introduced the new name of the PiP(PEERs in Parasitology) group and provided an update on its achievement and future endeavors. The paper is available now and you can check it here!

Congratulations to our 2023 graduate student award winners!

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 completing your degree!

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!

Regina spoke at JHU World Malaria Day

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!

Congratulations to Dr. Heather Colvin Binns!

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’s work in Cordy lab on how malaria affects the gut microbiome is published!

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!