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Awards / Funding

Recent Awards from the Hinton Lab

Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton Lab) has been invited to participate in the American Society of Cell Biology 2022 Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Mentoring Program

Zer Vue, postdoc (Hinton Lab) has been invited to participate in the American Society of Cell Biology 2022 Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Mentoring Program

Zer Vue, postdoc (Hinton Lab) has been awarded a T32 spot (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) grant T32 DK07563 and by the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research Center (NIH grant DK20593)

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab) has been awarded the 2022 United Negro College Fund/Bristol Myers Squibb E.E. Just Postdoctoral Fellowship in Life Sciences

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab) has been 2022 American Association for Cancer Research Minorities in Cancer Research Council Scholar award

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab) has been awarded the 2022 Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) Award

Antentor Hinton, Jr., was awarded Named Special Edition Editor for Cells, Regulatory Mechanism of Insulin Signaling in Diseases

Antentor Hinton, Jr. has been for an American Society of Cell Biology 2021 travel award

Kit Neikirk, intern (Hinton Lab) was selected for an American Society of Cell Biology 2021 travel award

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab) was selected for an American Society of Cell Biology 2021 travel award

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab) was selected for American Society of Cell Biology 2021 Childcare Grant

Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton Lab) has been selected for an American Society of Cell Biology 2021 travel award

Antentor Hinton, Jr., was awarded the 2021 UnSung Hero Award, Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University

Antentor Hinton, Jr. has been awarded Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) Award.

Antentor Hinton, Jr. has been selected as a Topic Editor for the special issue by Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences on The Role of Mitochondrial Endoplasmic Reticulum Contact Sites in Human Health and Disease.

Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton lab), has been invited to participate in the American Society of Cell Biology’s 2021 Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) Program.

Andrea Marshall, staff scientist (Hinton lab), has published a diversity, equity, and inclusion paper in Pathogens and Disease on microaggressions. Link: Responding and navigating racialized microaggressions in STEM – PubMed (nih.gov).

Heather Beasley, postdoc (Hinton Lab), has received an award to attend the Endocrine Society’s Early Career Forum.

Heather Beasley published a review on TMEM 135 that has been accepted at Cells Journal.

Funding

  1. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – Science Diversity Leadership Award; 2022-2027 (5 year)
  2. K12 VFRS – VUMC Faculty Research Scholars; 2023 to 2026 (3-year, internal K)
  3. Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI); 2021-2026 (5 year)
  4. United Negro College Fund/Bristol Myers Squibb EE Just Faculty Transition Award 2020-2024 (1 year Postdoc Phase and 3-year grant Faculty Phase)
  5. Supplement- United Negro College Fund/Bristol Myers Squibb EE Just Postgraduate Fellowship in Life Science (awarded to PI for a Postdoc) 2022- 2025
  6. ASCB’s Partnering to Advance Imaging Research for Underrepresented Minority Scientists Program (PAIR-UP) Peer Imaging Cluster 2023-2024 (1 year pilot)
  7. Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award Ad-hoc 2024- 2026