Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s New Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s Lab on their recent publication! Guidelines for assessment of cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmias in small animals. Ripplinger CM, Glukhov AV, Kay MW, Boukens BJ, Chiamvimonvat N, Delisle BP, Fabritz L, Hund TJ, Knollmann BC, Li N, Murray KT, Poelzing S, Quinn TA, Remme CA, Rentschler SL, Rose RA, Posnack NG. […]

Brian Lananna has received a three-year Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Brian Lananna, Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Shin Imai’s Lab! Brian Lananna,  Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar, has received a three-year $215,478 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the NIH/NIA beginning January 1, 2023 for his project entitled “Investigating a role for eNAMPT-containing extracellular vesicles in mitigating age-and Alzheimer Disease-related cognitive decline”.

Dr. Helen McNeill has received a five-year grant award

Congratulations to Dr. Helen McNeill! Dr. Helen McNeill, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a five-year $2,840,254 grant award from the NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development beginning December 15, 2022 for her project entitled “Dissecting the function of Nemp1, a nuclear envelope protein critical for mammalian fertility”.

Dr. Mayssa Mokalled’s New Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Mayssa Mokalled’s Lab on their recent publication! Myostatin is a negative regulator of adult neurogenesis after spinal cord injury in zebrafish.  Muraleedharan Saraswathy V*, Zhou L*, Burris B, Dogra D, Reischauer S and Mokalled MH.Cell Reports. 2022. 41(8):111705. PMID:36417881.

Dr. Kroll’s New Publications

Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Kroll’s Lab on their recent publications! Regulation of human cortical interneuron development by the chromatin remodeling protein CHD2. Lewis EMA, Chapman G, Kaushik K, Determan J, Antony I, Meganathan K, Narasimhan M, Gontarz P, Zhang B, Kroll KL. Sci Rep. 2022 Sep 17;12(1):15636. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-19654-y. PMID: 36115870. The H3K27M mutation alters […]

Abira Ganguly was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Postdoc Oral Presentation

Congratulations to Abira Ganguly! Abira Ganguly, Ph.D., Postdoc Research Associate in Helen McNeill’s Lab, was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Postdoc Oral Presentation for her talk “Nemp1 regulates mechanotransduction responses to substrate stiffness by controlling Yap1 and rescues fertility in a mechanically soft ovary model”

Dave Butler has received a one-year $50,000 Grant Award

Congratulations to Dr. Dave Butler! Dave Butler, MD, in Dr. Andrew Yoo’s Lab, received a one-year $50,000 Grant Award through the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, entitled “Aging-associated mitochondrial dysregulation in response to hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in human neurons.”

Andrew Yoo, PhD, received a five-year $9,085,972 multi–PI R01

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Yoo! Andrew Yoo, PhD, received a five-year $9,085,972 multi–PI R01 (Cruchaga-contact, Frost, Karch, Wang, Yoo) from the National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging beginning August 15, 2022, for their project entitled, “Identification and Characterization of Cell-Specific Transposable Elements Implicated on Alzheimer Disease and Healthy Aging.”