News

7/1/2021 – Natalie Harris received the AHA Predoctoral Fellowship. Congrats Natalie!


6/23/2021 – László Bálint, PhD, joined our lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome László!


6/21/2021 –  Nate Nelson-Maney was admitted into the UNC Integrative Vascular Biology (IVB) Training program. Congratulations Nate!


5/4/2021 – Margeaux W. Marbrey, PhD, recieved her K99 on e-cigarette usage during pregnancy! Congratulations Margeaux!!


4/19/2021 –  Danica Dy joined the lab as a graduate student in the CBP curriculum. Welcome Danica!


1/20/2021 –  Wenjing Xu, PhD, accepted a position as Research Scientist at Ohio State University. We wish her well!!


9/14/2020 – Natalie Nielsen for successfully defending her thesis! Congratulations Dr. Nielsen! She will accepting a position as Scientist at Bioagilytix in Durham, NC. We wish her well!!


7/15/2020 – Nate Nelson-Maney received the T32 training grant. Congratulations Nate!


6/15/2020 – Congrats to Hernán Méndez on being part of the highly prestigious 2020 HHMI Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. He’ll be an advocate for diversity & inclusion while doing great science!!


5/19/2020 – Nisan Hubbard, PhD, was awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2020 Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Fellowship. Congratulations Nisan!


5/1/2020 – MD/PhD candidate, Nate Nelson-Maney joined our lab as a graduate student in the CBP curriculum. Welcome Nate!


4/14/2020 – Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, won a poster award at the Center for Women’s Health Research Presentation. Check out her poster as well as the other enteries here! Congrats Margeaux!


4/1/2020 – Natalie Nielsen’s paper on mycardial edema and cardiac lymphatics published in the American Journal of Physiology. Check out her paper here! Congats Natalie!


3/6/2020 – Wenjing Xu, PhD, and Natalie Nielsen won travel awards from the Lymphatics Gordon Research Conference. Natalie Harris also presented her work. Congrats!

 

 

 

 

 

 


2/27/2020 – Check out Dawn of a new RAMPage! A review on the RAMPs written by several members of lab has been published in Trends in Pharmalogical Science.


2/25/2020 – John Pawlak successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Pawlak!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2/20/2020 – John Pawlak’s review on lymphatics in hybrid vessels has been published in Frontiers in Physiology. Check out his paper here!


11/15/2019 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, Brooke Matson, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, published a review on pinopodes in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. Check out the paper here!


11/11/2019 – Duncan Mackie’s, PhD, paper on RAMP3 interaction with chemokine GPCR has published in PNAS. Check out the paper here!


10/1/2019 – Nisan Hubbard, PhD joined our lab as a SPIRE postdoctoral fellow! Welcome, Nisan!


9/26-9/28/2019 – Duncan Mackie, PhD was selected for an oral presentation at the GPCR 2019 Retreat!

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Duncan at the GPCR Retreat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


9/13/2019 – Claire Trincot’s, PhD paper was published on ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science! Congratulations Claire!


9/5/2019 – Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD featured her research on e-cigarette use and pregnancy on Daily Mail here and on Vice news here! Congratulations Margeaux!


7/18-7/21/2019 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, presented their work at the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) Annual Conference in San Jose, CA.


7/1/2019 – Stephen Serafin received a fellowship on the NCI Cancer Cell Biology Predoctoral Training Program (CCBTP) T32 grant. Congratulations Stephen!


7/1/2019 – Stephen Serafin joined our lab to continue his graduate studies. Welcome Stephen!


6/28/2019 – Natalie Harris was admitted into the UNC Integrative Vascular Biology (IVB) Training program. Congratulations Natalie!


5/30 -6/1/2019 – Natalie Harris, Natalie Nielsen, John Pawlak, and Wenjing Xu, PhD, all presented posters at the 2019 Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX. John was selected for a talk. Wenjing and John both won travel awards. Wenjing won a poster award from the LE&RN. You can read more about her award here. Congrats to everyone!

Members of the Caron Lab at the 2019 Lymphatic Forum.
John Pawlak and Wenjing Xu, PhD, winning their travel awards.
Wenjing Xu, PhD winning a poster award!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


5/1/2019 – Hernan Mendez joined the lab as a graduate student in the CBP curriculum. Welcome Hernan!


4/5/2019 – Members of the Caron Lab presented posters at the 2019 CBP Departmental Retreat at the North Carolina Museaum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, and Duncan Mackie, PhD, were selected for talks. Natalie Nielsen won a poster award. Congratulations to everyone!

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2/21/2019 Kathleen Caron, PhD, and Claire Trincot, PhD, were featured in an article on American Scientist discussing cardiac lymphatics. You can read the full article here. Congratulations Drs. Caron and Trincot!


2/9/2019 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, presented posters at the 2019 Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology (TCRB).

 

 

 

 

 

 


1/22/2019 – Claire Trincot successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations Dr. Trincot!


1/15/2019 – Kathleen Caron, PhD,  won an Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring Award. She was nominated by her graduate students. Read more about the award here. Congratulations Dr. Caron!

Back: Henrik Dohlman, Jeff Sekelsky, Matt Redinbo, Brian Strahl, Dorothy Erie. Front: Kathleen Caron, Gary Pielak, Chris Mack, Anna Sokac. Joan Taylor and Ben Major were unable to attend.

1/4/2019 – Claire Trincot’s paper was published in Circulation Research. Congratulations Claire!


12/20/2018 – Reema Davis’, PhD, paper was published in Scientific Reports. Congratulations Reema!


12/10/2018 – Hyouk-Bum Kown, PhD, joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Hyouk-Bum!


11/28/2018 – Brooke’s paper was accepted at Peptides. Congratulations Brooke!


11/8/2018 – Wenjing Xu, PhD, was awarded an AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations Wenjing!


11/7/2018 – NC Museum of Art showcased artwork found in scientific research in an exhibit called The Art of Science and Innovation. The exhibit was on display from November 7, 2018 to January 14, 2019. An image from the lab was selected to be a part of this exciting exhibit. The image below was taken by former graduate student Klara Klein, PhD, and edited by Kathleen Caron, PhD.

Kathleen Caron

10/2018 – Wenjing Xu’s paper was published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Congratulations Wenjing!


9/2018 – Duncan Mackie’s paper was published in Journal of Experimental Medicine. Congratulations Duncan!


9/2018 – Kelsey Quinn’s paper was published in Cytokine. Congratulations Kelsey!


8/1/2018 – Natalie Nielsen and John Pawlak received F31 funding. Congratulations Natalie and John!


8/2018 – Claire Trincot received an ImPACT Internship through UNC TIBBS. Congratulations Claire!


7/29-8/3/2018 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, presented posters at the Mammalian Reproduction Gordon Research Conference in Lucca, Itlay.


7/28-7/29/2018 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, were both selected to present at the Mammalian Reproduction Gordon Research Seminar.


7/25/2018 – SURE student Chris Tinkey presented his summer work at the SURE Poster Session. He is pictured below with his mentors, Kelsey Quinn, PhD, and Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD.


7/1/2018 – Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, was awarded an AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations Margeaux!


6/2018 – Brooke Matson’s paper was published in Fertility and Sterility. Congratulations Brooke!


5/1/2018 – Natalie Harris joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome Natalie!


5/2018 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD, received the Lalor Foundation Fellowship. Congratulations Kelsey!


4/12/2018 – Danica Dy, an undergraduate in the lab, presented a poster at the 19th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research. She is pictured below with her mentor, Reema Davis, PhD, and Natalie Nielsen.


3/16/2018 – Reema Davis, PhD, won the Young Investigator Scholarship and the GRC Travel Award from the Gordon Research Conference. Congratulations Reema!


3/11-16/2018 – Reema Davis, PhD, Natalie Nielsen, John Pawlak, Claire Trincot, and Wenjing Xu, PhD, all presented posters at the Lymphatic Gordon Research Conference in Lucca, Italy.


3/11/2018 – Claire Trincot was selected to present at the Lymphatics Gordon Research Seminar.


 

3/22/2018 –  Brooke Matson, PhD, won an Impact Award from the UNC Graduate School. Read about her award here. Congratulations Brooke!


2/13-15/2018 – Duncan Mackie, PhD, Brooke Matson, PhD, and John Pawlak presented at the 2018 CGRP Family Peptide Conference in Santa Fe.


2/10/2018 – Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD, presented at the Triangle Consortium for Reporductive Biology. She won the Campion Award Fund. Read the press release here. Congratulations Margeaux!


11/3/2017 – Brooke Matson successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations Dr. Matson!


9/1/2017 – Brooke Matson’s paper was published in Biology of Reproduction. An image taken by Brooke and Kelsey Quinn titled “Total Eclipse of the Pinopode” was selected for the cover. Congratulations!


7/20/2017 – Mahita Kadmiel and Brooke Matson’s paper was published in PLosOne.


6/9/2017 – Reema Davis and Wenjing Xu presented posters at the Lymphatic Forum in Chicago. Both Reema and Wenjing won travel awards. Congratulations to both! Read about Reema’s travel award here.


5/2017 – Kelsey Quinn received the Lalor Foundation Fellowship. See the press release here.  Congratulations Kelsey!


4/2017 – Brooke Matson received a P.E.O. Scholar Award given by the International Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Congratulations Brooke!


3/23/2017 – Reema Davis’ paper has been published in JCI Insight.  An image taken for the study was chosen as the cover image. Congratulations Reema!

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3/22/2017 – Duncan Mackie presented at the UNC-CH Department of Genetics Research Colloquium.

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2/25/2017 – Congratulations to Brooke Matson for winning the The Campion Fund Prize at the Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology! Brooke, as well as, John Pawlak, Kelsey Quinn,  and Margeaux Wetendorf presented posters at the TCRB.


2/10/2017 – Congratulations to Brooke Matson for being selected to present at the CBP Retreat! Everyone in the lab presented posters. Check out more pictures from the retreat in our lab fun.

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1/19/2017 – Check out the press release for Dan Kechele’s high impact JCI paper here!


12/8/2016 – John Pawlak’s paper has been accepted to Peptides. Congratulations John!


12/1/2016 – Dan Kechele’s paper has been accepted. Congratulations Dan!


10/17/2016 – Margeaux Wetendorf, PhD joins our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Margeaux!


9/25/2016 – Krsna Rangarajan joins our lab as research specialist. Welcome Krsna!


9/1/2016 – Duncan Mackie, PhD is awarded NRSA through the NHLBI. Congratulations Duncan!


8/1/2016 – Kelsey Quinn, PhD joins our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Kesley!


6/29/2016 – Dan Kechele successfully defended his thesis. Congrats Dr. Kechele!

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4/14/2016 – Klara Klein, PhD received the GPSF Student Excellence in Mentoring Award. She was nominated by her mentee, Brooke Matson.

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4/2016 -Reema Davis, PhD received the LE&RN 2016 Travel Award. Read about her recognition here


3/24/2016 – Reema Davis, PhD is invited to give a talk at the Gordon Research Conference in Ventua, CA.