Graduate Student Yiqi Huang Receives Early Career Investigator Travel Award

Graduate student Yiqi Huang of the Sale Lab was selected to receive an Early Career Investigator Travel Stipend Award to attend the Kern Lipid Conference in Vail, Colorado, July 12-15, 2012. While attending the conference, she presented a poster entitled “Genome-wide association study (GWAS) of lipoprotein subclasses in African Americans identifies two novel loci.” The Kern Lipid Conference, which has been held each year since 1985, provides an open forum where scientists from both academia and industry can meet and discuss science related to lipid metabolism. The theme of this year’s conference was “Systems Biology, Lipidomics and Cardiometabolic Diseases.”