URMC / Labs / Majewska Lab / News News 20182017201620152014 Archive NGP Graduate Student, Grayson Sipe, Wins Award for Excellence in TeachingMonday, April 27, 2015 Grayson Sipe, Ph.D. candidate and Margaret H. Kearney, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Vice Provost & University Dean of Graduate Studies. Grayson Sipe, a Neuroscience Graduate Program student in Dr. Ania Majewska's lab, studying the roles of microglia during synaptic plasticity, has been named a winner of the 2015 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence for Graduate Student Teaching. Only a handful of these are awarded each year, and all this year's nominees were extremely well-qualified. Congratulations Grayson!!!UR Toxicology Graduate Students Make Strong Showing at 2015 SOT MeetingFriday, April 3, 2015 Dr. Alison Elder and Elissa Wong UR Toxicology graduate students made a strong showing at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) annual meeting in San Diego, CA. last week. 3rd year graduate student, Elissa Wong (Majewska Lab) and 5th year graduate student, Sage Begolly (O'Banion/Olschowka Labs) both won travel awards to attend and present their posters. Elissa Wong and Dr. Alison Elder also attended the event, hosting the UR recruitment table at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) session. Congrats to all! View all of the photos from the SOT meeting.