Scott Kerr earns a well-deserved Ph.D. and lands a job at BioFire. Congratulations Scott! Here he is with co-mentors George Georgiou and Sara Sawyer.
Dr. Cody Warren receives a postdoctoral fellowship award from the Colorado HIV Postdoctoral Research Training Program. Congrats, Cody!
Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Emily Feldman has her graduate work featured on the podcast This Week in Virology. Awesome stuff! Listen here
Dr. Nick Meyerson awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Award
Alison Gilchrist passes her graduate qualifying exam. Congratulations, Alison!
Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Paul Rowley hired as Assistant Professor at the University of Idaho. Congratulations, Prof. Rowley!
Alex Stabell receives an F30 M.D./Ph.D. fellowship from NIH/NIAID. Congratulations, Alex!
Dr. Ann Demogines’ paper on TfR1 evolution is selected as the recipient of the 2013 Omenn Prize. Ann receives $5,000 along with this huge honor!
Maryska Kaczmarek is awarded a 3-year graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Congratulations, Maryska!
Alex Stabell passes his qualifying exam. Congratulations, Alex!
Sara awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator of Pathogenesis Award. Thank you, BWF, for supporting our work!
HIV Resistant T cells! Collaborative study with Stanford University gets media time.
Cool Web Video Story (video)
San Francisco Chronicle
CBS Radio Story (audio)
Sara featured on a live taping of TWiV, recorded at the American Society of Virology meeting in Madison, WI. Episode 193 – Listen here.
Dianne Lou receives an F30 M.D./Ph.D. fellowship from NIH/NCI. Congratulations, Dianne!
Sara receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). See UT article here.
Dianne Lou awarded the Ethel and Robert L. Terry Memorial Scholarship for research in Microbiology.
May 03, 2011
Nick Meyerson awarded the UT Virology Club “Excellent Presentation of the Year” award.
February 27, 2011 Dr. Welkin Johnson discusses the discovery of the HIV restriction factor TRIM5 on the podcast “This Week in Virology.” You can listen here: TWiV 122: More fun than a monkey full of viruses.
September 30, 2010
Dr. Ann Demogines is awarded a three-year post-doctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society. Congratulations, Ann!
September 17, 2010
Dianne Lou passes her qualifying exam
September 10, 2010
Nick Meyerson is awarded the MGM Distinguished Teaching Award, sponsored by the L. Joe Berry Memorial Fund ($1,000 prize)
Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Kyudong Han accepts a position as Assistant Professor at Dankook University in South Korea. Congratulations, Kyudong!
April 29, 2010
Lab awarded research grant from the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program
April 06, 2010
Aisha Ellahi, research technician in the Sawyer lab, wins an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Aisha will take this award with her to Berkeley next year. Congratulations, Aisha!
March 24, 2010
Nick Meyerson passes his qualifying exam
Lab awarded NIH R01 grant to study virus-driven evolution of DNA repair genes
Sara’s TRIM5 research appears in the evolution textbook, “The Tangled Bank” by Carl Zimmer.
UT promotional video featuring Sara and other UT researchers
April 10, 2009
Nick Meyerson, PhD student in the Sawyer lab, wins an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Nick!
Sara named a Sloan Research Fellow
Lab awarded a grant from the Foundation for AIDS Research
School of Biological Sciences Story