Mayssa Mokalled, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a five-year, $1,936,562 grant award from The NIH/NINDS starting 9/30/2019 for her project entitled “Mechanisms of glial bridging and neurogenesis during spinal cord regeneration in zebrafish”
Dr. Thorold Theunissen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology has received a five-year $2,361,375 New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences beginning September 30, 2019 for his project entitled “Resolving epigenetic instability during pluripotent state transitions: a roadmap for exploiting the biomedical potential of dynamic human stem […]
Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Kroll! Dr. Kristen L. Kroll, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Developmental Biology has received a one-year $150,000 subaward through Harvard Medical School, Undiagnosed Disease Network beginning July 1, 2019 for her project entitled “Using human pluripotent stem cell models to evaluate pathogenicity and define disease mechanisms for ZNF292 variant found in UDN373964”.
Isa Roszko, Scientist in the Lila Solnica-Krezel laboratory received FEBS Letters First Level Poster Prize at the 14th International Zebrafish Conference in Suzhou, China. Congratulations Isa!
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”.
Shin-ichiro Imai, MD, PhD, has received a five-year, $1,612,664 grant from the National Institutes of Health.