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Fellows in the News

DCEG fellows often receive awards and recognition for innovative and high-quality research. In addition, they have opportunities to present their research at scientific conferences and participate in other events. Read about current DCEG fellows below.

DCEG Fellows Lam and Loftfield Successfully Defend Dissertations

Dr. Clara Lam and Dr. Erikka Loftifeld successfully defended their doctoral dissertations in 2015. Read more about this accomplishment.

DCEG Postdocs Receive 2015 Sallie Rosen Kaplan Fellowships

Dr. Clara Bodelon, Dr. Maeve Mullooly, and Dr. Elizabeth Yanik were awarded Sallie Rosen Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowships for Women Scientists for 2015. Read more about this honor.

New 2015 Representatives to Fellows' Committees

Ms. Estelle Ntowe and Dr. Cindy Zhou will serve as co-chairs for the DCEG Fellows Committee (DFel) in 2015. Dr. Jessica Petrick will serve as DCEG's new representative to the NIH Fellows Committee (FelCom). Read more about DFel and FelCom.

NIH Recognizes 2015 FARE Winners

The NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE) recognizes scientific research by intramural postdoctoral fellows and by predoctoral fellows conducting their doctoral dissertation research at NIH. Winners received a travel award to attend and present their work at a scientific meeting. Read more about the 2015 NIH FARE winners.

2015 DCEG Fellows Awards for Research Excellence

The DCEG Fellows Awards for Research Excellence (D-FARE) program provides funding for travel to scientific meetings or conferences to fellows who have made exceptional contributions to research projects. This year, seven D-FARE winners were chosen by members of an ad hoc DCEG committee. Winners received a travel award to present their research at a scientific meeting. Read more about the 2015 D-FARE winners.

Summer Interns Recognized at Poster Event

In the summer of 2014, DCEG welcomed 23 students through the Summer Interns program. These high school- through doctoral-level interns, selected from among 200 applicants, gained hands-on experience conducting epidemiologic or genetic research under the mentorship of a Division researcher. The program culminated in the annual DCEG Summer Interns Recognition and Poster Event, which celebrates the accomplishments of the interns during their stay, and features their scientific posters on a variety of research topics. Read more about the DCEG Summer Interns Recognition and Poster Event.

Sixth Annual DCEG Fellows' Training Symposium

In March, DCEG held the sixth annual Fellows’ Training Symposium, which was titled, “Next Generation Population Studies: Building Cohorts and Leveraging Technology.” More than 60 predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows participated in the event. Learn more about the DCEG Fellows' Training Symposium.

New 2014 Representatives for the DCEG Fellows Committee

Postdoctoral fellows Christopher Kim, Ph.D., Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, and Anand Pathak, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Clinical Genetics Branch, have been selected to serve as co-chairs for the DCEG Fellows Committee (DFel) in 2014. Read more about the DCEG Fellows Committee.

DCEG Fellows Present at the 2014 NIH Postbac Poster Day

In May, six DCEG fellows presented posters at the 2014 NIH Postbac Poster Day, sponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education. Marta Dzyadyk, former fellow in the Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG), received an Outstanding Poster Award for a poster that scored among the top 20 percent of those presented. Posters were judged by teams of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, and staff scientists/staff clinicians. Find a list of the DCEG postbac poster topics.