Assistant Professor Angélica L. González’s Manuscript chosen for Functional Ecology Highlights

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Angélica L. González (Biology) was the first author on the August 2018 cover article for the journal Functional Ecology, a highly-ranked Ecology journal. The paper “Ecological mechanisms and phylogeny shape invertebrate stoichiometry: A test using detritus‐based communities across Central and South America” was also authored by CCIB Postdoc Olivier Dézerald in the González lab.  … Read more of Assistant Professor Angélica L. González’s Manuscript chosen for Functional Ecology Highlights

CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo wins Tox21 Student Award at ASCCT meeting

CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo (Zhu Lab) received the 3rd annual Tox21 Student Award at 7th annual ASCCT meeting, held on September 11, 2018 on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This award was established in 2016 by a longtime ASCCT member and pioneer in toxicology, Ray Tice. The subject of … Read more of CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo wins Tox21 Student Award at ASCCT meeting

Assistant Professor Angélica L. González awarded NSF Grant

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Angélica L. González (Biology) is the principal investigator on a two-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation DEB for “The Effects of N and P deposition on stoichiometry, structure, and function of whole-aquatic ecosystems (Bromeliaceae and Sarraceniaceae)“. Congratulations!

CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant

CCIB Director Dr. Nir Yakoby (Biology) received a Busch Biomedical Grant for his project “Role of tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) in patterning epithelial cells”. This is a collaboration between the Yakoby and Grigoriev Labs. The project aims to find a novel level of post-transcriptional regulation of genes using tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) during epithelial cells development. They … Read more of CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant

Welcome new CCIB PhD students!

For Fall 2018, five new students have joined CCIB: (L to R) Sebastian Harris, Stacy Love, Swati Sharma, Nidhi Sheth,  and Jairui Zhang,  and two CCIB MS graduates are continuing onto the PhD, Zheming An (Piccoli lab) and Kristen Woods (Brannigan lab).  Welcome! 

Spring 2018 Research Highlights

CCIB Director Nir Yakoby (Biology) and CCIB Alum Dr. Robert Marmion published a paper in Development.  CCIB PhD Student Sean McQuade from the Piccoli lab was awarded a Fellowship from the Mistletoe Foundation, which has a mission to build  “bridges between the academic, entrepreneurial, and civil communities to create a more human-centered and sustainable future through technology.” Out of over … Read more of Spring 2018 Research Highlights