Shannon’s paper available as preprint

The lab’s latest manuscript is out for peer review. Before it is accepted for publication, you can read the preprint here. Congrats to Shannon and the lab for some great work! Let’s hope the reviewers agree. For more info on preprints, click here for bioRxiv, the preprint server for biology.

Dan wins pilot award from Rheumatic Diseases Core Center

We are thrilled to announce that our project, ‘Identifying T cell-specific glucocorticoid receptor agonists for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,’ was selected to receive funding by the UAB Rheumatic Diseases Core Center. This project has been near and dear to my heart for years, although relegated to the back burner

Special Tox issue of Zebrafish is now live!

The journal Zebrafish has just published a special issue on toxicology, edited by Dan together with our esteemed colleague Josh Gamse from Bristol-Myers Squibb (he doesn’t have a web page, pharmaceutical companies are super secretive). Check out the 108 pages of zebrafish toxicology excitement! And don’t miss getting your free

Welcome, Camerron!

We are thrilled – absolutely ecstatic – to welcome our lab’s first postdoctoral fellow, Camerron Crowder. Camerron comes to us from the lab of Virginia Weis at Oregon State, where she studied reproductive endocrinology of coral. Camerron was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship through the UAB MERIT program.

Dan profiled in Endocrine News

Check out this interview in Endocrine News, the general interest magazine of The Endocrine Society. Read the full issue here.

Paige joins the lab!

We welcome MD/PhD student J Paige Souder, who is joining the lab for her PhD thesis. She had a fantastic rotation two summers ago, and we’re excited to have her in the lab.

Paige shows local kids that science is cool

Kudos to Paige for reaching out to kids in our community and getting them excited about science. “Spending time with the kids and taking advantage of the opportunity to share how truly cool science and medicine are with them is always an exemplary use of my time,” said Paige Souder,

Hailey joins the lab!

We welcome neuroscience theme PhD student Hailey Edwards, who has decided to join the lab for her PhD work. Awesome! Hailey is a whiz on the microscope, and we’re looking forward to seeing more of her beautiful work at the microscope and beyond.

Dan named Outstanding New Environmental Scientist by NIH

Check out the UAB press release and the National Institutes of Health announcement about the ONES award. Thank you, NIH, for funding our lab. We are grateful for your support.

Mashhood wins two awards!

Congrats to Mashhood, our undergrad summer student, for winning the award for best poster at the 2015 UAB summer student poster EXPO! Mashhood was also one of four winners of the outstanding SiBS student award. As Mashhood returns to UMBC, we wish him the best on all his future endeavors.

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