Ulrik Mjaaseth is selected for the NIH-funded Predoctoral Training Program in Pharmacology, June 2023. This fellowship is for first year PhD students leveraging multidisciplinary approaches in biomedical research and aims to give insight into translational drug development.
Grace LeBleu writes health and wellness blog posts for the circadian rhythm expert Dr. Satchin Panda of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, May 2023. The blog posts can be found on the MyCircadianClock website. The blog posts Grace has written are: Macronutrients, Micronutrients, Micronutrient Requirements, Carbohydrates, and Fats.
This is Grace LeBleu’s second time being awarded the Campbell Soup Company Nutrition Research Scholarship. This scholarship program is for graduate students with the purpose to assist in furthering research in the area of human nutrition and disease management or in the area of alternative medicine and nutrition for disease and health.
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.