Congratulations to Dr. Lilianna Solnica-Krezel! Lila Solnica-Krezel, the Alan A and Edith L Wolff Distinguished Professor and Head of Developmental Biology, received the Nusslein-Volhard Award at the 2019 International Zebrafish Society meeting! The Nusslein-Volhard Award is from the European Society for Fish Models in Biology and Medicine (EuFishBioMed).
Congratulations to Andrea Scharf, Staff Scientist in Dr. Kerry Kornfeld’s Lab! Andrea received the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Postdoc Oral Presentation for her talk entitled “How to get old in a population - a systems approach to aging”.
Congratulations to Wookyung Kim, Postdoc in Dr. Andrew Yoo’s Lab! Wookyung received the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Best Postdoc Poster Presentation for her poster entitled “Epigenetic mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration in patient-derived neurons of Huntington's Disease ”.
Congratulations to Tracey Hermanstyne, Instructor in Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne’s Lab! Tracey received the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Instructor Oral Presentation for her talk entitled “The physiological role of Kv12 Channels in regulating SCN neuronal excitability and behavior”.
Congratulations to Kitra Cates, Graduate Student in Dr. Andrew Yoo’s Lab! Kitra received the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Best Student Poster Presentation for her poster entitled “The non-coding RNA 7SK mediates neuronal cell fate specification”.