Grace LeBleu and Lizbeth Flores are awarded the 2023 Rucker Family Fellowship Award, December 2022. This award was established by Bob and Margaret Rucker to support graduate students conducting research in nutritional biochemistry within the Nutritional Biology Graduate Group. This fellowship is awarded in recognition of outstanding academic record and promise of productive scholarship.
Lizbeth Flores and Grace LeBleu are awarded the GGNB Henry A Jastro Research Award, October 2022.
Grace LeBleu is awarded the Sugar Association/Research DPG Pilot Grant Award, September 2022. This award is a $10,000 research grant supported by funds generously donated by The Sugar Association.
Dr. Haj gave a lecture at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center on protein tyrosine phosphatases, metabolic dysregulation and Alzheimer’s disease, September 2022.
Grace LeBleu is selected for the Fall 2022 Launching Tomorrow’s Leaders Team, 2022.
Grace LeBleu is elected as the Vice President for the Association for Women in Science Sacramento Valley Chapter, July 1, 2022.
Lizbeth Florez and Grace LeBleu are chosen for the 2022 Nutrition Department Rustici GSR Summer Award, June 26, 2022.
Grace LeBleu is selected for the 2022 Center for Nutrition and Wellness Campbell Soup Company Nutrition Research Scholarship, June 22, 2022.
Ming-Fo leads the Haj lab to success in the April “Look at me in my PPE” lab safety campaign, April 2022.
Dr. Haj presents at the UCD liver research day on “Targeting protein tyrosine phosphatases in alcohol-associated liver disease” December, 2021