September 2023– Gerry was officially promoted for Full Professor. Many thanks to all past and present lab members who made it all fun and possible! Also Liz, Malia, and Rodrigo join the lab. Welcome! We’re excited that you’re here!
May 2023 – Aziza, Emily, Julia, and Sydney graduate from UMass. Congratulations! We’ll miss all of you and are so proud of all of the exciting things you are each starting in the next phase of your careers.
February 2023 – Congratulations to Wayne for successfully defending his PhD dissertation! We’ll miss you, but look forward to hearing about your postdoctoral work at Eli Lilly.
December 2022 – New paper alert! Check out our latest work here in which we collaborated with Dr. Alison O’Neil’s lab at Wesleyan University. We examined the effects of c-chlordane on motor neurons. Cis-Chlordane is a suspected contributor to sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It’s the cover article! Congratulations to Madison, Gregory, and all of the other authors.
September 2022 – Wayne and Madison win the Neuroscience and Behavior Graduate Program Distinguished Student and Early Career Awards! Read about the awards here.
August 2022 – Gerry’s personal and profession story about rare diseases is featured on the Story Collider podcast. Listen to the story here.