News and Awards
Translational Metabolism Research Laboratory
New research grant!
The TMRL received funding from the Medical Research Foundation to study how a drug for Type 2 Diabetes impacts muscle metabolism.
American College of Sports Medicine
The ACSM highlighted a paper published by Harrison Stierwalt, PhD who graduated from doctoral program in Kinesiology 2020.
Isabel Brinck successfully defended her Honor’s thesis (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major). Isabel is applying to medical school. Congratulations Isabel!
TMRL received a grant from Erkkila foundation to study insulin as regulation of muscle fat metabolism. See get involved to learn more!
Experimental Biology Conference
Doctoral students Erin McGowan and Phil Batterson each have accepted abstract to Experimental Biology Conference. Congratulations!
Sarah is lead author on paper about mitochondrial adaptations to high-fat feeding and exercise. Congrats Sarah!
The TMRL received funding from Erkilla and Good Samaritan Foundation to investigate short-term exercise and muscle lipid metabolism. See how to become a study participant.
Honors College award
Victoria Boechler received a DeLoach Scholarship for her undergraduate Honors research project. Congratulations Victoria!
Congratulations to Emily and Bergen who both defended their undergraduate honors thesis projects that contributed to a recent publication.
The TMRL recently published a study of exercise regulation of muscle fat metabolism with doctoral student Harrison Stierwalt as lead author.
New Ph.D. Students
TMRL welcomes incoming doctoral students: Erin McGowan and Phil Batterson. Both received funding through Provost awards. Congratulations!
Congratulations to doctoral students for 2018-2019 fellowships. Sarah received the Hawthorne Fellowship and Harrison received the Maksud Fellowship.
Pre-med student Emily Burney squeezes global health, clinical practice out of career-affirming internship in Ecuador.
Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Exercise Training
Robinson et al. assessed the effects of three different exercise modalities on skeletal muscle adaptations in young and older adults. View the results and download full manuscript.
It starts with one
The TMRL is featured in a Synergies publication. Read the full story.
Medical Research Grant
The TMRL has been awarded $30,000 from the Collins Medical Trust to investigate novel and reversible mechanisms of skeletal muscle insulin resistance in human obesity.
Provost's Distinguished Fellowship
Sarah Ehrlicher received the Provost’s Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, designed to recruit students that raise the profile of the graduate school. Congratulations, Sarah!
Metabolic Research Study
We are currently seeking participants for an ongoing research study. Learn more about the possibility of getting involved.
Maksud Fellowship in Exercise Physiology
Harrison Stierwalt received the George and Rachel Maksud Fellowship in Exercise Physiology. Congratulations, Harrison!