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A Special Issue on Contraceptive Development: Past, Present, and Future
Matzuk, M.M., Georg, G.I., Yan, W. Biol Reprod 2020 Aug 4; 103(2): 145-146. doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioaa120.

Dr. Luke Erber of the Tretyakova lab has been selected as a Postdoctoral Scholar for the National Institutes of Health-funded Training Research Educators in Minnesota (TREM) program. The program aims to train the next generation of higher education faculty in the biomedical sciences through strong mentorship and by providing substantive training and experience for teaching.

Congratulations to our graduate student Caitlin Jokipii Krueger who won the Best Poster Award at this year's American Chemical Society meeting for the Division of Chemical Toxicology!

Dr. Vadim Gurvich Headshot

Dr. Vadim Gurvich's work, along with Drs. Ricardo Battaglino and Leslie Morse of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine,  is highlighted in a recent post by the Medical School, "Anticancer Drug May Be More Effective in Treating COVID-19 than Remdesivir." The team began studying the anticancer drug apilimod's effects on COVID-19 and earned a grant to fund their research.

Aldrich Research Group

Dr. Courtney Aldrich has been elected to serve a three-year term as a College of Pharmacy faculty representative on the University Senate and the College Faculty Consultative Committee.

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Md Abdullah Al Noman, PhD candidate, has been named a 2020 Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI) Fellow by the Male Contraceptive Initiative.

Elizabeth A Ambrose

Dr. Elizabeth Ambrose has been elected to a three-year term on the University Senate as a College of Pharmacy representative. The University Senate governance system provides an opportunity for diverse voices of the University community to participate in discussions and weigh in on key issues facing the University.