Sending off a group of amazing seniors this year! Congratulations Jordan, Noelle, Arisbeth & James! Woo hoo class of 2022! You survived a pandemic, a fertilizer fire, and so much drama in your time as students. What a crazy few years. We wish you the absolute best as you carry on your journeys to the next steps in your careers!
Wake Forest officially installs its new President – cellular biologist Dr. Susan Wente! Check out the Winston Salem Journal’s Photo Gallery of the event here, featuring a photo of Wake Forest STEM faculty (L-R, Pat Lord, Susan Fahrbach, Regina Cordy, Lauren Lowman)
The Cordy Lab was selected by the Wake Forest High Performance Computing Team (WF HPC Team) to be profiled for a video presentation entitled “TechX 2022: Accelerate your Research!” This video highlights how the WFU HPC Team and WFU Deac Cluster are helping us to advance our research through their excellent support of our high performance computing tasks! Check out the video on their YouTube channel here. Shout out to grad student Kevin Coffey who did the leg work to get our lab started on the cluster!
Wake Forest University’s Microscopy Teaching Center (MTC) was featured on the blog page for Zeiss. Glen Marrs, the center’s director, Scott Cory, a TA who worked with students in the MTC, and Regina Cordy, who has taught in the MTC, are all featured in the article. Check it out on Zeiss’s website here.
Heather presented her poster “An Ex Vivo Model of Oxidatively Stressed Red Blood Cells Demonstrates a Role for Exogenous Amino Acids in Enhancing Red Blood Cell Function and Morphology” at the 2021 ASH meeting. Check out the published abstract here!
Lab PI Regina Cordy joins the ACMCIP Council, stepping into the position of Councilor for Symposia and joining an amazing group of scientists who lead the American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology (ACMCIP)!
PhD Student Dinah Nahid and former undergraduate student Danielle Farinella (now current PhD student at UPitt) presented posters during the 2021 ASTMH annual meeting. It was an unusual virtual format, but they both did a fantastic job !
Heather presented her research in the form of a lightning talk at this year’s Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute’s Annual Future of Malaria Research Symposium. We had a great time participating in this free virtual event!
Heather Colvin’s abstract was accepted for a poster presentation at the 2021 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting! This will be the first time that we are attending the ASH meeting. Looking forward to learning new things and expanding our horizons.
Noelle Allen and Jordan Buzzett represented the Cordy Lab at WFU Undergraduate Research Day with two poster presentations that they put together on their summer projects. Congratulations to them on this accomplishment !