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Recent Accomplishments and Announcements:


January 4, 2016

Dr. Lackner’s prestigious Liz & Eric Lefkofsky Innovation Research Award has been renewed for a second year. Congratulations Dr. Lackner!.

November 19, 2015

Congratulations to the Carthew Lab on their recent publication in eLife.  See full article. 

 November 11, 2015

Congratulations to the Brickner Lab on their recent publication in Microbial Cell.  See full article.

May 29, 2015

Congratulations to the Wignall Lab on their recent publication. See full article.

May 19, 2015

Congratulations to the Andersen Lab on their recent publication.  See full article.

May 13, 2015

Congratulations to Kyle Schneider of the Weiss Lab on his recent publication in PLOS Biology. See full article.

May 6, 2015

Congratulations to the LaBonne Lab on their publication! See full article.

April 3, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Anderson on his American Cancer Society research scholar grant!

March 24, 2015

Congratulations to the Andersen Lab on their publication!  See full article.

March 16, 2015

Come see Amy Sebeson from Wang Lab give her Thesis Talk!

“Nucleosome Positioning and Its Role in Regulating Chromatim organization of Embryonic Stem Cells”

When: Friday, March 20th
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cook 3118, Evanston Campus

January 23, 2015

Dr. Lackner has received the prestigious Liz & Eric Lefkofsky Innovation Research Award. Congratulations Dr. Lackner!.

January 12, 2015

Erik Andersen is named a March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Starter Research Scholar. Congratualtions Dr. Andersen! For more details, please check his lab’s website.

December 8, 2014

Come see Arlise Andress from Carthew Lab give her Thesis Talk!

“Compartmentalization of Small RNA Mediated Silencing”

When: Friday, December 12th
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cook 3118, Evanston Campus

June 23, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Andersen for being named a Pew Scholar!

June 16, 2014

Come see Renee Robins from Beitel Lab give her Thesis Talk!

Non-canonical Roles for Yorkie and Drosophila Inhibitor of Apoptosis 1 in Epithelial Tube Size Control

When: Friday, June 20th
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pancoe Auditorium, Evanston Campus

April 1, 2014

Graduate student Amanda Davis from the Wignall Lab received the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for her application titled Biochemical characterization of a novel protein complex required for meiotic chromosome congression and segregation. Congratulations Amanda!

April 1, 2014

Graduate student Dan Cook of the Andersen lab was awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his recent application.  Congratulations, Dan!

February 27,2014

Congratulation to Dr. Andersen on his new publication A Variant in the Neuropeptide Receptor npr-1 is a Major Determinant of Caenorhabditis elegans growth and Physiology. For more details, please visit his lab’s website.

January 27, 2014

Congratulation to Dr. Brickner and his graduate student, Varun Sood, on their new publication Nuclear Pore Interactions with the genome. See full article.

December 19, 2013

Postdoc Justin Cassidy, from the Carthew lab, publishes in Cell with the lab!
A new paper came out from the lab in Cell on the effect of miRNA miR-9a to prevent the Drosophila genome from impacting phenotypic variation. More information.

December 17, 2013

Congratulations Dr. Wanless & Dr. Hsu! Anthony Wanless and Jonathan Hsu from Dr. Weiss’ lab have officially completed thei graduation requirements.

December 16, 2013

Ritika Giri has been awarded a Malkin Scholarship!
Ritika distinguishes herself and the entire lab by receiving a prestigious Malkin Family Scholars Award.

December 5, 2013

Congratulations Varun Sood, AHA Fellow!
Varun Sood distinguishes himself and the entire Brickner lab by receiving a prestigious American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship.

September 18, 2013

Congratulations Dr. Petersen on the NIH New Innovator Award! For more information please visit the Molecular Biosciences wesbite.

September 11, 2013

Congratulations Diana Posadas, Pew Fellow!
Diana Posadas distinguishes herself and the entire lab by receiving a prestigious Pew Latin American Postdoctoral Fellowship. View more information and the full list of recipients at the Pew website.

September 9, 2013

Come see Stacy Ochoa Mikrut from LaBonne Lab give her Thesis Talk!

The Role of the LIM Adaptors LMO4 and Ajuba LIM in Regulating Snail Family Mediated Neural Crest Developmen

When: Friday, September 13th
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cook 3118, Evanston Campus