Laboratory of Dr. Blossom Damania

LAB MEMBERS

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LAB MEMBERS

GRADUATE STUDENTS

JASON WONG, B.S. RICARDO RIVERA-SOTO, B.S. DANIELLE CHAPPELL, B.S. GRANT BROUSSARD, B.S.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS/RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

ZHIGANG ZHANG, PhD ZHE MA, PhD GUOXIN NI, PhD ARIANA BRAVO CRUZ, PhD DARIN WEED, PhD PHIL LANGE, PhD

LAB MANAGER/TECHNICIAN

WHITNEY TEVEBAUGH, B.S.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

SYDNEY DIDONATO

AWARDS WON BY TRAINEES

SCOTT DEWIRE, American Heart Association fellowship (2002-2004) (national award) SCOTT DEWIRE, 2005 Sarah Hodgewood Dissertation prize  from the Genetics Curriculum
CHRISTY TOMLINSON,  Lineberger Cancer Center Poster Award (2006)
TAMARA NUN, Lineberger Cancer Center Poster Award (2007) CARLOS GONZALEZ,  NIH F31 fellowship (2003-2008) (national award)
CARLOS GONZALEZ, Lineberger Cancer Center Graduate Student Award (2009)
JOHN WEST,  NIH NRSA F32 Fellowship (national award) KWUN WAH WEN, Lineberger Cancer Center Poster Award (2009) KWUN WAH WEN,  Manire Graduate Student Award in the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology (2010)
KWUN WAH WEN,  Lineberger Cancer Center Graduate Student Award (2010) SEAN GREGORY, Manire Graduate Student Award in the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology (2011) SEAN GREGORY, 2013 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award from UNC-Chapel Hill (campus wide award)
AADRA BHATT,  2012  IMPACT award from UNC-Chapel Hill (campus wide award)
AADRA BHATT,  Lineberger Cancer Center Poster Award (2012) AADRA BHATT, Manire Graduate Student Award in the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology (2012) PATRICK DILLON, Joseph S. Pagano Postdoctoral Award, Lineberger Cancer Center  (2014) LOUISE GIFFIN,   Award for Best Poster, UNC-Duke Viral Oncology Symposium, Lineberger Cancer Center  (2014) ZHE MA, Award for Best Poster, UNC-Duke Viral Oncology Symposium, Lineberger Cancer Center  (2015)
KURTIS HOST,   Global Health International Fellowship, UNC School of Medicine (2015)
PENNY ANDERS,  D. Gordon Sharp Graduate Innovator Award (2016)
ZHE MA,  Joseph S. Pagano Postdoctoral Award, Lineberger Cancer Center  (2016) PENNY ANDERS, 2016 International Herpesvirus Workshop Student Award ZHE MA,  UNC Chapel Hill Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence (2017) (campus wide award) JASON WONG, 2016  KSHV Workshop Presentation Award
KURT HOST, Schwirck Research Award, UNC School of Medicine (2017)
JASON WONG, Award for Best Poster, UNC-Duke Viral Oncology Symposium,  (2017) SHARON HOPCRAFT, American Cancer Society (ACS) Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018-2021)
ZHE MA,  NCI K99/R00 Award, 2018 (national award) JASON WONG, 2018 HORIZON AWARD, UNC-Chapel Hill (campus wide award) RICARDO RIVERA-SOTO, Award for Best Poster, UNC-Duke Viral Oncology Symposium (2018) RICARDO RIVERA-SOTO, UNC Graduate Student Conference award RICARDO RIVERA-SOTO, 2019 Gordon Research Conference Carl Storm fellowship