LAB NEWS

October 2015

  • 2016-03-23 - Graduate Student Matt Cyr gives talk at MCB Research-in-Progress Seminar.

  • 2015-10-08 - Undergraduate student Amanda Ruggieri presents her research poster at the QUIP-RS 2015 Research Symposium

  • 2015-10-06 - Graduate Student Prachi Christian gives talk at MCB Research-in-Progress Seminar.

September 2015

August 2015

  • Graduate Student Prachi Christian successfully presents her Masters Thesis Proposal and moves on to Thesis I.

  • Graduate Student Matthew Cyr successfully presents his Masters Thesis Proposal and moves on to Thesis I.

    Congrats Prachi and Matt!!

June 2015

  • Undergraduate senior Amanda Ruggieri is awarded a QUIP-RS Summer scholarship for Summer Research in our lab. Congratulations Amanda!!

  • Manasa presents her research at the C. elegans International Meeting, held from June 24-28, 2015 at UCLA.

    May 2015

  • Graduate students Kaushik Muradilharan, Manasa Basavaraju and Drilon Toska successfully defend their theses and graduate with their Masters degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology. Congratulations to all!!

    April 2015

  • Congratulations to Manasa for receiving the 1st place award for best Graduate Research student poster at the Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium held at Quinnipiac University on April 22nd, 2015. Congrats Manasa!

  • Congratulations to Kaushik for receiving 2nd place for best Graduate Research student poster at the Sigma Xi Northeastern Regional Research Conference held at Western Connecticut State University on April 18th, 2015.

  • Manasa Basavaraju and Drilon Toska also presented their research at the conference.

    Sigma Xi Northeastern Regional Research Conference 2015

    February 2015

  • Graduate Students Kaushik Muradilharan and Manasa Basavaraju present their research at Neuron Conference 2015

    Neuron 2015 Conference Website

    September 2014

    Lab research published in Current Biology:

    Thalyana Smith-Vikos*, Alexandre de Lencastre*, Sachi Inukai, Mariel Shlomchik, Brandon Holtrup, and Frank J. Slack (2014), MicroRNAs Mediate Dietary-Restriction- Induced Longevity through PHA-4/FOXA and SKN-1/Nrf Transcription Factors (Current Biology 24, 1–9, September, 2014). (* joint 1st authors).

    PDF: de Lencastre-Current Biology-ALL-2014

    • Graduate Student Kaushik Muradilharan successfully presents his Masters Thesis Proposal and moves on to Thesis I. Congrats Kaushik!

    August 2014

    • Graduate Student Manasa Basavaraju successfully presents her Masters Thesis Proposal and moves on to Thesis I.

    • Graduate Student Drilon Toska successfully presents his Masters Thesis Proposal and moves on to Thesis I.

      Congrats Manasa and Drilon!!

    July 2014

    1st Lab Baby! Please congratulate Zainab Alibrahim and her family on the birth of little Ali on July 15, 2014.

    Ali Alibrahim

    July 2014

    Prof. de Lencastre presents lab research by giving a talk at the C. elegans Meeting on "Aging, Metabolism, Stress, Pathogenesis and Small RNAs in Madison, Winsconsin". C. elegans Topic Meeting on Aging, 2014

    May 2014

    Graduate student Drilon Toska and undergraduate student Molly Larson present their research at the Sigma Xi conference.

    Sigma Xi 2014

    Sigma Xi 2014 Conference

    March 2014

    Prof. de Lencastre presents lab research at talk in the Dept. of Biology at Amherst College: Amherst College, Biology, Seminar Series deLencastre-Talk-AmherstCollege

    February 2014

    Graduate students Kaushik Muralidharan, Othman Alahmed and Essa Alharby present their research at the Neuron 2014 conference.

    Neuron 2014 Conference

    Neuron 2014 Conference Website

    Neuron 2014 Photos

    January 2014

    Unpacking! Lab opens for business.

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