News

May 2019 – Graduation season and it’s time to celebrate, although we’re sad to see undergraduates Sarah and Ana leave the lab. It’s been great to have such excellent students, and they both did an outstanding job completing their capstone projects. It’s also thrilling to hear the news about former students beginning the next phase of their careers. Abby Case is enrolling in Medical School at Quinnipiac University, Bahati N’kera is enrolling in the Neuroscience PhD program at Brown University, and Chris Huenneke is enrolling in Medical School at Harvard University. Bravo! We’re so proud of all of you!!

February 2019 – Wayne passed Comps I, a big hurdle in his PhD program! Way to go!

January 2019 – Thanks to UMass alum and local entrepreneur, Steven Richtor, for his generous gift to our lab. We’re using the funds he donated to build a new zebrafish behavioral analysis rig. Stay tuned!

December 2018 – A festive time of year! Surprise lab decorations for Gerry’s birthday and a fun, holiday dinner.

October 2018 – More outreach! We, along with the Neuroscience and Behavior Graduate Students and the College of Natural Sciences Center for Student Success and Diversity, coordinated a visit for students from the Baystate Academy Charter School to tour labs at UMass. So much science to see. A great day!

September 2018 – A new academic year and a new look. We’ve redesigned and relaunched the lab website. Take a look around!

June 2018Gregory Teicher passed his Original Research Proposal (ORP), so he’s now officially a Ph.D. candidate. Great job! Congratulations!

June 2018 – Both Sarah Danforth and Ana Dolan were awarded undergraduate Honors College Research Grants to support their work in the lab. Way to go!

I was in such a great mood driving in to lab this morning... until I saw that confederate flag on the back of a pickup on campus. Here in Massachusetts. For me, it's an unpleasant reminder and motivation to work just a little harder.

I tend to keep my Twitter feed science focused, but I'm moved to share this. More people need to have a better understanding about the horrors of slavery.
https://t.co/bEuSMdSYj5

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