- Celebration of Undergraduate Research poster award
- Exciting news and recognition for members of the Makowski Lab in 2015
- Ethel J. Coleman Endowed Scholarship in Nutritional Biochemistry
- UNC BCERP launches website to assess personal breast cancer risk
- Weight loss reversed obesity-induced HGF/c-Met pathway and basal-like breast cancer progression
Category Archives: Lab Member News
Luma Essaid, a BSPH nutrition major in the Makowski Lab, won a poster award at the Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 15 for her poster, “Role of a Hepacyte Growth Facor on Obesity-Mediated Basal-like Breast Cancer,”
Alex Freemerman, research associate and Makowski lab manager for 5 years won an award for exceptional service in the Nutrition department- the highest award offered! Congrats to Alex! Maili Lim and Luma Essaid, our BSPH undergrads will graduate with highest … Continue reading
Makowski Lab doctoral candidate Alyssa Cozzo was selected by the Department of Nutrition as the recipient of the Ethel J. Coleman Endowed Scholarship in Nutritional Biochemistry for 2014-2015. She was chosen by the nutritional biochemistry division for her strong academic … Continue reading
The UNC Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) is pleased to announce the official launch of myBCrisk.org. The site features videos of young black survivors, a tool for assessing personal risk factors, and informational resources. Although our target … Continue reading
Liza Makowski, assistant professor of Nutrition, published “Weight loss reversed obesity-induced HGF/c-Met pathway and basal-like breast cancer progression” in Frontiers in Oncology as part of the research topic focusing on “Obesity: An important driving force behind inflammation, altered immunity and … Continue reading
Luma Essaid, a BSPH student in the Makowski Lab, who won a Gold Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) for $4,000 to fund summer studies. Congrats, Luma!
Congratulations to Liza Makowski who will be inducted into the Gillings School of Global Public Health chapter of Delta Omega, the national public health honorary society
Congratulations to Luma Essaid, BSPH ’15, who has been awarded the Tom and Elizabeth Long Research Award for 2014-2015 from Honors Carolina at UNC-CH.
Congratulations to Trinh Le, MPH/RD candidate in the Makowski lab who won a Gillings School-wide Fred and Pearle McCall scholarship & a Nutrition Department MaryAnn C. Farthing Scholarship!
The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR) awarded Luma Essaid (BSPH ’14) a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) for research in the Makowski Lab. Luma was also awarded a $2,000 Scholarship through UNC Health Care’s Volunteer Association! Congrats Luma!