Dr. Tony Tsai will be joining the Department on January 1st

Dr. Tony Tsai will be joining the Department on January 1st, 2021! “Trained as a systems developmental biologist, I am fascinated by the striking robustness of embryo development. Despite environmental fluctuations and the stochastic nature of instructive signals, cells generate tissue-scale patterns and structures in a precise and reproducible fashion. My lab aims to understand […]

CRM received a $1.16mil grant from NIBIB for Training

Congratulations to The Center of Regenerative Medicine! Drs. Farsh Guilak and Angela Bowman, on behalf of the Center of Regenerative Medicine, have received a $1.16mil grant from NIBIB for Training in Regenerative Medicine that will provide support for 3 postdocs/year for two years.

Dr. Imai has been selected as 2020 International Okamoto Awardee

Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai! Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Developmental Biology, has been selected as 2020 International Okamoto Awardee by the Japan Research Foundation for Healthy Aging!

Dr. Helen McNeill has received a grant award from the NIH/NIGMS

Congratulations to Dr. Helen McNeill! Dr. Helen McNeill, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a four-year $ 2,276,995 grant award from the NIH/NIGMS starting 8/1/2020 for her project entitled “Dissecting Fat cadherin function in vivo”

Kyohei Tokizane has received a Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Congratulation to Kyohei Tokizane from Dr. Shin Imai’s Lab! Kyohei Tokizane, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar, has received a one-year $60,000 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the Glenn Foundation starting August 1, 2020 for his project entitled “ Investigating the role of dorsomedial hypothalamus in mammalian aging”.

Dr. David Ornitz has received a grant award from the NIH/NHLBI

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Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! Dr. David Ornitz, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a four-year $2,495,709 grant award from the NIH/NHLBI starting 7/15/20 for his project entitled “FGF18 regulation of postnatal lung development”.

Dr. Aaron DiAntonio’s New Publications

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Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio’s Lab on their recent publications! SARM1 acts downstream of neuroinflammatory and necroptotic signaling to induce axon degeneration. Ko KW, Milbrandt J, DiAntonio A. J Cell Biol. 2020 Aug 3;219(8):e201912047. Domain-centric database to uncover structure of minimally characterized viral genomes. Bramley JC, Yenkin AL, Zaydman MA, DiAntonio A, Milbrandt JD, Buchser […]

Dr. Covey’s New Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Doug Covey’s Lab on their recent publication! 25-Hydroxycholesterol amplifies microglial IL-1β production in an apoE isoform-dependent manner. Wong MY, Lewis M, Doherty JJ, Shi Y, Cashikar AG, Amelianchik A, Tymchuk S, Sullivan PM, Qian M, Covey DF, Petsko GA, Holtzman DM, Paul SM, Luo W. J Neuroinflammation. 2020 Jun 17;17(1):192.

Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel’s New Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel’s Lab on their recent publication! Maternal contributions to gastrulation in zebrafish. Solnica-Krezel L. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2020;140:391-427.

Dr. Zachary Pincus New Publication

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Congratulations to Dr. Zachary Pincus’s Lab on their recent publication! A Simple Apparatus for Individual C. elegans Culture. Pittman WE, Sinha DB, Kinser HE, Patil NS, Terry ES, Plutzer IB, Hong J, Pincus Z. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2144:29-45.