American Society for Investigative Pathology, February 2013, Vol 5, No. 1

Have you recently completed any milestones in YOUR training or career? 

On behalf of the Committee for Career Development, Women and Minorities, we would like to invite you to submit your recent accomplishments to be featured in the ASIP Trainee Newsletter.

This “Trainee Milestones and Updates” page highlights honors/awards, grants/ fellowships, new jobs/promotions and publications of ASIP Trainee members, whether you're just beginning your academic career, or you're well on your way as a seasoned young investigator!

To submit an article or announcement for the next issue of the ASIP Trainee Newsletter, please email your article to Submissions are subject to review. Please include a digital photograph with your submission. 

ASIP Trainee Newsletter
Kari Nejak-Bowen 
Cindy Thomas-Charles

Jayne Reuben
Monte S. Willis
Mark E. Sobel

Trainee Milestones and Updates

Christi L. Kolarcik, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, NTE Laboratory

University of Pittsburgh


  1. Kolarcik, C.L., Bourbeau, D., Azemi, E., Rost, E., Zhang, L., Lagenaur, C.F., Weber, D.J. and Cui, X.T. (2012). In vivo effects of L1 coating on inflammation and neuronal health at the electrode/tissue interface in rat dorsal root ganglion and spinal cord. Acta Biomater., 8(10): 3561-75.
  2. Kolarcik, C.L., and Bowser, R. (2012). Retinoid signaling alterations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Am J Neurodegener Dis, 1(2): 130-145.

Congratulations to the ASIP 2013 Trainee Travel Award Winners!

Experimental Pathologist-in-Training
Andrei Turtoi

Postdoctoral Merit Award:
Veronica Azcutia

Experimental Pathologist-in-Graduate Training Award
Chad Walesky

Predoctoral Merit Award:
Ana Monteiro

A. D. Sobel - ASIP Education Fund Scholars
Jennifer Brazil
Gong Feng
Jan Herter
Giovanna Leoni
Ronen Sumagin
Jing Yang
Jinling Yang

Marcos Rojkind - ASIP Trainee Travel Award
Liang Kang

ASIP Trainee Travel Awards
Karen Edelblum
Michelle Oliveira Fernandes
Duke Geem
Caleb Kelly
Nayden Naydenov
Philipp Neuman
David Sullivan
Deepak Venkatesh
Kristine Wadosky
Evan Weber

Histochemical Society (HCS)-Sponsored Trainee Travel Awards
Stephanie Brosius
Steve Cornick
Anupam Das
Niroop Kaza
Christi Kolarcik
Hooi Ching Lim
Lafe Peavler
Jennifer Sokolowski

Minority Trainee Travel Award
(supported by FASEB MARC)
Angel Byrd
Clara Castillejo
Evan Delgado
Courtney Johnson
Lantz Mackey
Megan Meyer
Shantell Phillips
Cindy Thomas

Società Italiana di Patologia e Medicina Traslazionale (SIPMeT) Young Investigator Awards
(Award application is still open until Feb. 23, 2013)
Ines Barone
AnnaLisa Furfaro

Intersociety Council for Pathology Information (ICPI) Trainee Travel Awards
Marisa Z. Jackson
Jacqueline Jones
Bryan Wilson