News

Last updated: 08.03.17

2017

08.01.17 Open! The Smith lab moved to UTHSC!
08.01.17 Staff Amanda was promoted to a Senior Research Specialist, and Lindey was promoted to a Senior Research Assistant.
07.01.17 Funding Amber was awarded an NIH/NIAID Administrative Supplement Award (U01)
06.14.17 Visitor Graduate student, Joseph DeAguero (University of Idaho) visits the lab to model viral infections.
06.07.17 Service Amber served on NIH CSR panel

2016

10.18.16 Publication Amber and Amanda’s paper on the relation between bacterial dose and AM depletion was accepted in Scientific Reports. View online here
09.15.16 Publication Amber’s paper on therapies for influenza and influenza-pneumococcal coinfection was accepted in J Pharmacokinet Pharm. View online here
08.17.16 Funding Amber was awarded an NIH/NIAID High Priority Award (R56)
07.20.16 Service Amber joins the MAT Advisory Council at SNHU
07.18.16 Staff Lindey Lane, B.S. (Mississippi State) returns to the lab as a new junior technician
07.02.16 Honor Amber was elected to the SMB Board of Directors

06.13.16

Postdoc Kimbra Turner, Ph.D. (Biological Sciences, Notre Dame) joins the lab as a postdoc
06.06.16 Honor Amber was selected to participate in the NIH Early Career Reviewer program
05.16.16 Student Maggie Myers (junior, Rhodes College) joins the lab as a St. Jude-Rhodes Summer Plus student
05.09.16 Student Gaby Hochu (senior, NC State) returns to the lab as a POE summer student
05.08.16 Preprint Amber and Amanda’s paper on the regulation of AM depletion and bacterial kinetics is available on BioRxiv

2015

10.26.15 Postdoc New postdoc, Veronika Bernhaurova, Ph.D. (Mathematics, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)) joins the lab
08.24.15 Educational Amber begins the Memphis Mathematical and Computational Biology Seminar, bringing together scientists from St. Jude, Rhodes College, UTHSC, and University of Memphis
08.13.15 Visitor Graduate student, Luciana Tavares (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) visits the lab to do experiments
07.02.15 Award Amber won the Twitter Championship at the SMB Annual Meeting
06.01.15 Student Lindey Lane (senior, Mississippi State) joins the lab as a summer student
05.18.15 Student Amy Mirro (senior, Washington University in St. Louis) joins the lab as a POE summer student
05.11.15 Student Gaby Hochu (junior, NC State) joins the lab as a POE summer student
04.11.15 Press The innovative aspects of our research are highlighted in the magazine International Innovation. Read the Editorial here
03.14.15 Press Amber was interviewed by Science Soundbites at Cureforkids.org.

2014

07.07.14 Staff Amanda Smith, M.S. (University of Pittsburgh) joins the lab as a senior technician
07.01.14 Press Our research findings are highlighted in the St Jude Scientific Report. Read the Editorial here
07.01.14 Open! The Smith lab officially opens for business.. err, science!
06.16.14 Student Medical student, David Moquin (UTHSC), joins the lab