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George Eisenhoffer awarded the MD Anderson President’s Award for Research Excellence. Peter WT Pisters, M.D., president, recognized Dr. Eisenhoffer for his excellence in research.
Congratulations to Safia Essien being awarded the 2020 Tzu Chi Scholar and 2020-2021 American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research.
Congratulations to Youmna Atieh for being awarded the Dodie P. Hawn Postdoctoral research award in Genetics.
Congratulations to Safia Essien for passing her Candidacy Exam!
Jovany Franco has accepted an offer to attend Harvard Medical School in the fall. Congrats Jovany!
James Chen presents his research at the Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium (RURS). Great job James!
Our work on stem cell proliferation induced by apoptotic bodies is out in Nature Communications.
Our work on cell crowding influencing extrusion and proliferation during tissue repair is now available online at Molecular Biology of the Cell.
Our collaborative work with the Wythe lab to create FishNet, an intuitive, open source, relational database for managing data and information related to zebrafish husbandry and maintenance, is now posted on BioRxiv!
Annual Eisenhoffer/Arur lab lunch at St. Arnolds Brewery!
Oscar presents his work at the American Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
George Eisenhoffer, Ph.D., presents the labs recent work in the Department of Biology at the Texas A&M University
Youmna Atieh, Ph.D., presents her work at the Department of Genetics Research Exchange Seminar Series
George Eisenhoffer, Ph.D., presents the labs recent work at the 2018 9th Aquatic Models of Human Disease conference at Marine Biological Laboratory
The Eisenhoffer lab receives an Equipment Supplement from NIGMS to obtain a VAST bioimager (Vertebrate Automated Screening Technology) from Union Biometrica
Safia Essien receives a travel award from the American Society for Cell Biology to attend the international ASCB/EMBO meeting. Congrats Safia!
Shuo-Ting Yen, Ph.D., and Safia Essien present their work at the 2018 GSBS Genetics and Epigenetics Graduate Program retreat at La Torreta Resort in Conroe, TX.
Oscar Ruiz, Ph.D., presents his work on Single Cell Analysis of p63-positive cells at our TMC-wide Aquatics Models of Human Physiology and Disease Seminar Series
Shuo-Ting and Safia will present their work at the 2018 GSBS Genetics and Epigenetics Graduate Program retreat at La Torreta Resort in Conroe, TX.
George Eisenhoffer, Ph.D., presents the labs recent work at the 2018 EMBO Cell and Molecular Basis of Tissue Repair meeting.
Youmna Atieh, Ph.D., receives prestigious Odyssey postdoctoral fellowship that sponsors outstanding postdoctoral fellows who wish to pursue innovative cancer research at MD Anderson.
Our collaborative work with the Kontoyiannis lab to develop an Immunosuppressed Adult Zebrafish Model of Mucormycosis is published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, an ASM society journal.
Summer Undergraduate Research Scholar Nathan Carroll presents his work at the 2018 CPRIT CURE Summer Research Program Symposium and Poster Competition.
Youmna Atieh, Ph.D., attends the Zebrafish Development and Genetics Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory.
Jovany’s work on extrusion during wound healing is highlighted on the Node by Prelights: https://prelights.biologists.com/highlights/cellular-crowding-influences-extrusion-proliferation-facilitate-epithelial-tissue-repair/
Our new work on the role of extrusion during wound healing is available on BioRxiv!
Anh Trinh (Kim) Nguyen, from the GSBS Microbiology Graduate Program, joins the lab as a joint graduate student with Anne-Marie Krachler, Ph.D., at UT McGovern Medical School.
Safia Essien, from the GSBS Genetics and Epigenetic Graduate Program, joins the lab as graduate student.
Jovany Franco wins the Distinction in Research Award and James B. Walker Award from the Department of Biosciences at Rice University.
Jovany graduates from Rice University! Congrats Jovany!
Courtney is accepted to the M.D./Ph.D. program at Tulane University! Congrats Courtney!
The Eisenhoffer lab receives a notice of award for an RO1 research grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)!
See our write up of the 2017 Southwest regional SDB meeting in Developmental Biology here: Understanding Adult Morphology Through Development: Report on the 2017 Southwest Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting.
Oscar Ruiz, Ph.D., organizes a Biologically Inspired Art competition at the SW regional SDB meeting.
Shou-Ting Yen, Ph.D., wins third place in the 2017 SW SDB poster prize competition.
Jovany presents his work at 2017 SW SDB Undergraduate Research Colloquium.
George Eisenhoffer, Ph.D., helps to co-organize the 2017 Southwest Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting at the Texas Medical Center.
Youmna Atieh, Ph.D., from the Curie Institute in Paris, joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow
Shuo-Ting Yen, Ph.D., from the BCM Developmental Biology Graduate Program, joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow
Our collaborative paper with the Wythe lab is now out in Development.
Our new cell and molecular toolbox for the zebrafish epidermis is published in the Journal of Cell Science.
Oscar Ruiz’s Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s 2016 BioArt winner is featured by NIH’s Directors Blog: Snapshots of Life: Coming Face to Face with Development
Oscar Ruiz’s image is selected as the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s 2016 BioArt winner!
Oscar Ruiz wins the Nikon Small World Imaging Competition.
Welcome new postdoctoral fellow Amrita Mandal (Ph.D., University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital) to the lab!
Eisenhoffer presents at the Biology and Biochemistry Department Seminar Series at University of Houston.
Jovany presents his work at the Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Eisenhoffer, Ruiz, and Sumner discuss discovery through basic science at the AP Biotechnology day at Seven Lakes High School.
Elizabeth Sumner successfully defends her Master’s thesis work.
Welcome Courtney Brock (St. Edwards University, BS, 2015) to the lab!
Welcome Jovany Franco, Rice Undergraduate Researcher, to the lab!
Eisenhoffer presents at the Society for Developmental Biology SW Regional meeting.
Eisenhoffer presents at the Integrative Biology and Physiology Department Seminar Series at UT Health Science Center at Houston.
Eisenhoffer presents at Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Department Seminar Series at Baylor College of Medicine.
Sarah and Mohammad present their work at the CPRIT-CURE/Summer Experience Undergraduate Research Symposium.
CPRIT-CURE Summer Scholar Sarah Cunningham starts in lab.
Summer Undergraduate Experience Scholar Mohammad Hamideh starts in the lab.
Welcome Stephen Wallin, (Rice University, BS, 2015) to the lab! Stephen did his undergraduate research using zebrafish with Daniel S. Wagner, Ph.D. at Rice University.
The Eisenhoffer lab participates in the GSBS Community Outreach Project Grad. Check out the photos here.
Eisenhoffer presents his work on visualizing epithelial homeostasis and regeneration at the Tissue Repair and Regeneration Gordon Research Conference.
Welcome Elizabeth Sumner, (Smith College, Northampton, MA) to the lab! Her research project is: Cell division and death coordination in epithelial stem cells.
Welcome Oscar Ruiz (Ph.D, University of Utah) to the lab!
Our zebrafish are now swimming happily here at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center!