2013


Wolfgang Bergmeier awarded the Investigator Recognition Award, Biennial Awards for Contributions to Haemostasis (BACH) from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis


Yacine Boulaftali receives Sabine Travel Award from the McAllister Heart Institute to visit the XXIV Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Lucia Stefanini and Yacine Boulaftali receive Junior Investigator Travel Awards to visit the XXIV Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Lucia Stefanini awarded the Kenneth M. Brinkhous Prize in Thrombosis of the American Heart Association

   

Wolfgang Bergmeier receives funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to lead a team of UNC investigators to characterize the molecular mechanisms underlying the CalDAG-GEFI/Rap1 signaling module


Wolfgang Bergmeier becomes Associate Editor for Thrombosis Research  



2012


Firdos Ahmad receives Mannucci Award for best articles published in 2011 by the Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis


Lucia Stefanini promoted to Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UNC Chapel Hill


Yacine Boulaftali receives ATVB 2012 Travel Award for Young Investigators for his abstract “Immunoreceptor Tyrosine Activation Motif Signaling in Platelets is Critical for the Maintenance of Vascular Integrity During Inflammation” (ranked in the top 10 percent of accepted abstracts)


Todd Getz awarded postdoctoral fellowship on T32 training grant in hematology


Lucia Stefanini receives URC Research Award from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Yacine Boulaftali awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to investigate the role of CalDAG-GEFI in atherosclerotic plaque development and atherothrombosis


Lucia Stefanini awarded EHA-ISTH Joint Fellowship for studies on the fine tuning of Rap1 signaling in platelets


Brandi Reeves awarded postdoctoral fellowship on T32 training grant in hematology



2011


Bergmeier lab moves from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to UNC, Chapel Hill


Lucia Stefanini, Moritz Solla, and Firdos Ahmad receive U.S. New Investigator Travel Awards to visit the XXIII Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Kyoto, Japan


Moritz Stolla awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to investigate the role of CalDAG-GEFI in venous thrombosis


Yacine Boulaftali awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the French Foundation for Medical Research to investigate the role of CalDAG-GEFI in atherosclerotic plaque development and atherothrombosis


Wolfgang Bergmeier receives NIH funding to lead a team of investigators to develop novel strategies for the prevention of FcgammaRIIA-mediated platelet activation and thrombosis


Wolfgang Bergmeier receives research support from Bayer Schering Pharma AG to investigate CalDAG-GEFI as a target for the next generation of anti-platelet drugs


Wolfgang Bergmeier joins Editorial Board of the journal “Thrombosis Research”



2010


Lucia Stefanini receives award for best poster presentation at the Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia


Moritz Stolla and Firdos Ahmad receive travel awards from the American Society of Hematology to visit the 52nd annual meeting in Orlando, Florida; Moritz Stolla serves as co-chair of the special interest session on “Platelet Activation”


Wolfgang Bergmeier awarded Innovative Research Grant from the American Heart Association to identify novel modifiers of platelet activation



2009


Lucia Stefanini receives award for best oral presentation at the Postdoctoral Research Symposium,

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia


Lucia Stefanini receives award for best poster presentation at the 51st annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in New Orleans, LA


Lucia Stefanini receives travel awards from Thomas Jefferson University and the American Society of Hematology to visit the 51st annual meeting in New Orleans, LA


Wolfgang Bergmeier awarded the Kenneth M. Brinkhous Prize in Thrombosis of the American Heart Association


Wolfgang Bergmeier receives Scholar Award for Junior Faculty in Basic Science from the American Society of Hematology