Lab News

Fernando Melara Barahona wins presentation award at ABRCMS!

Fernando Melara Barahona wins presentation award at ABRCMS!

Congratulation to summer student, Fernando Melara Barahon, for winning presentation award at ABRCMS 2022 conference.

Welcome Mingmar Sherpa!

Welcome Mingmar Sherpa!

Mingmar joined us this summer from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as our new Technical Associate, welcome!

Fernando Melara Barahona presents poster for MSRP program

Fernando Melara Barahona presents poster for MSRP program

Congratulations Fernando on a productive summer and successfully presenting you poster at the end of summer program. We look forward to seeing what you do in the future!

Hannah Yevick starts Assistant Professor position

Hannah Yevick starts Assistant Professor position

Dr. Yevick starts as an Assistant Professor at Brandeis University. Check out her new lab website. Congratulations and good luck, Hannah!

Jaclyn Camuglia gets PhD and starts new job

Jaclyn Camuglia gets PhD and starts new job

Congratulations Jaci on a stellar PhD thesis and tour de force paper. We wish her the best of luck on her next position in industry!

Jaclyn Camuglia submits paper

Jaclyn Camuglia submits paper

Graduate student, Jaclyn Camuglia, submitted her research “Morphogenetic forces planar polarize LGN/Pins in the embryonic head during Drosophila gastrulation” and posted a preprint. We found that morphogenetic forces are required to orient cell divisions in the Drosophila embryo through a mechanism that establishes polarity of the Pins protein.

Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in MBoC

Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in MBoC

Postdoc Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in Molecular Biology of the Cell. One of her microscopy images was selected for the cover!

Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter

Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter

Graduate students Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter on morphogenesis titled Extracellular Tension and Tissue Morphogenesis.

Juana De La O passed qualifying exam

Juana De La O passed qualifying exam

Congratulations to graduate student, Juana De La O, on passing her qualifying exam.

Marlis successfully defended her PhD thesis

Marlis successfully defended her PhD thesis

Congratulations to Marlis Denk-Lobnig on a wonderful thesis talk! Marlis is moving on to do a postdoc at the University of Michigan.

Jonathan Jackson passed qualifying exam

Jonathan Jackson passed qualifying exam

Congratulations to graduate student, Jonathan Jackson, on passing his qualifying exam.

Nat Clarke published review on Current Biology

Nat Clarke published review on Current Biology

Congratulations postdoc Nat Clarke on his review paper on the cytoskeleton, adhesion, and morphogenesis being published in Current Biology.

Fernando Melara Barahona wins presentation award at ABRCMS!

Fernando Melara Barahona wins presentation award at ABRCMS!

Congratulation to summer student, Fernando Melara Barahon, for winning presentation award at ABRCMS 2022 conference.

Welcome Mingmar Sherpa!

Welcome Mingmar Sherpa!

Mingmar joined us this summer from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as our new Technical Associate, welcome!

Fernando Melara Barahona presents poster for MSRP program

Fernando Melara Barahona presents poster for MSRP program

Congratulations Fernando on a productive summer and successfully presenting you poster at the end of summer program. We look forward to seeing what you do in the future!

Hannah Yevick starts Assistant Professor position

Hannah Yevick starts Assistant Professor position

Dr. Yevick starts as an Assistant Professor at Brandeis University. Check out her new lab website. Congratulations and good luck, Hannah!

Jaclyn Camuglia gets PhD and starts new job

Jaclyn Camuglia gets PhD and starts new job

Congratulations Jaci on a stellar PhD thesis and tour de force paper. We wish her the best of luck on her next position in industry!

Jaclyn Camuglia submits paper

Jaclyn Camuglia submits paper

Graduate student, Jaclyn Camuglia, submitted her research “Morphogenetic forces planar polarize LGN/Pins in the embryonic head during Drosophila gastrulation” and posted a preprint. We found that morphogenetic forces are required to orient cell divisions in the Drosophila embryo through a mechanism that establishes polarity of the Pins protein.

Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in MBoC

Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in MBoC

Postdoc Mary Ann Collins publishes paper from her PhD work in Molecular Biology of the Cell. One of her microscopy images was selected for the cover!

Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter

Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter

Graduate students Anna Yeh and Jaclyn Camuglia publish book chapter on morphogenesis titled Extracellular Tension and Tissue Morphogenesis.