Chris Geyer awarded ECU Five-Year Research and Creative Activity Award
Geyer, an Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, and John Hoppenthaler, Professor of English, each received Five-Year Research and Creative Activity Awards. The awards are presented to faculty members whose work over the past five years has made an impact on their field of study (Geyer, above left, is shown with ECU Chancellor Dr. Cecil Staton). The full article can be found at: https://news.ecu.edu/2018/02/22/researchers-saluted/
Interested in a postdoctoral fellowship in our lab?
We are looking for a highly motivated and productive individual with strong experimental, writing and communication skills to join our lab team as early as spring 2018. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD/MD/DVM) and will utilize a combination of genetically-engineered mouse strains and primary cell cultures to study the dynamics of the spermatogonial stem, progenitor, and differentiating spermatogonial populations in the mammalian testis. Please apply at (https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11377), or contact Dr. Geyer (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
Geyer lab is awarded an R01 grant from the NIH/NICHD
This 5-year grant (2017-2022) will support studies into how spermatogonial stem cells form at the beginning of mammalian spermatogenesis. For more information, see a recent article from ECU:
Nick Serra receives 2017 Lalor Foundation Merit Fellow Award, Society for the Study of Reproduction (May 2017)
Based on his abstract entitled "Differential requirements for the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) and mTORC1 component Raptor in spermatogonial development in the mouse", Nick was selected as a 2017 Lalor Foundation Merit Fellow for the 50th Annual Society for the Study of Reproduction meeting in Washington, D.C. In addition, Nick has been selected as a Finalist for the Trainee Research Award in the Poster Competition. Congratulations Nick!
Nick Serra wins best oral presentation, 2017 ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week (April 2017)
Nick's talk entitled "Differential requirements for the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) and mTORC1 component Raptor in spermatogonial development in the mouse" was selected as the best oral presentation in the Doctoral - Biomedical Sciences category at the ECU 2017 Research and Creative Activity Week.
Chris Geyer wins 2017 SSR New Investigator Award (February 2017)
Chris Geyer has been selected to receive the 2017 New Investigator Award by the Society for the Study of Reproduction (http://www.ssr.org/NewInvestigatorAward).
Trey Cook accepted to veterinary school (February 2017)
Congratulations to Trey Cook, who was accepted as a member of the Class of 2021 at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine! Trey will be graduating magna cum laude from East Carolina University in May 2017 with a degree in Biochemistry, and has worked in the Geyer lab since 2014.
Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology Meeting (February 2017)
The Geyer lab attended the 26th Annual Meeting of the Triangle Consortium for Reproduction on February 25th at the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, NC (http://www.med.unc.edu/tcrb/). Chris Geyer served as vice-chair, and will chair the meeting in 2018. Congratulations to Nick Serra, whose abstract was chosen for a short talk! Other lab members Bryan Niedenberger, Ellen Velte, Kenneth (Trey) Cook, and Oleksandr (Sasha) Kirsanov, as well as Randy Renegar each presented their work in poster format.