June 2021: Congratulations to Celine for winning the second place in the GSRD post-candidacy oral presentation competition!
June 2021: Welcome to our summer student Andres, restarting our MDA-Monterrey summer program after the pandemic year of 2020.
June 2021: Welcome to the lab, Jonathan! We hope to prepare you for medical school, graduate school, or both.
June 2021: Welcome Kamryn back to the lab; it will be a fun journey of demystifying lung evolution!
May 2021: Honored to receive the 2021 GSBS John P. McGovern Award for Outstanding Teaching, nominated and selected by our students.
May 2021: Congratulations to Annie for being a finalist in the Baylor 3-minute thesis competition - creative analogies of first responders and flowering!
May 2021: A warm welcome to Maria Jose (Majo) to rotate with us this summer. A lucky start in validating a mouse model two years in the making!
April 2021: Lisandra and Celine's book chapter is published in an European Respiratory Society monograph!
April 2021: Vera is invited to give a talk at the Vermont lung conference in July, and will describe her toolbox to study subcellular structures in native tissues!
April 2021: Odemaris successfully defends her PhD thesis, finishing her F31 one year ahead of schedule, and will return to her last year of MD training this summer! We will miss your optimism, energy, and laughter.
April 2021: Celine passes her candidacy unconditionally - only a first-author paper between now and her PhD!
April 2021: Margo gets a job offer by setting a goal and forging a path toward it. Congratulations, Margo!
March 2021: Honored to be one of the hooders at the May commencement. Expect to graduate 3 Ph.D. candidates: Margo, Danielle and Odemaris.
March 2021: Danielle's paper on the epigenetic control of lung alveolar cell fates by NKX2-1 is accepted at Nature Communications! What a way to begin your postdoctoral training at St Jude.
March 2021: Kamryn, a former research assistant and now a first-year Baylor student, awarded an honorable mention for NSF GRFP with two Excellent reviews!
February 2021: Lisandra (pictured) receives a K99 - on her way to independence!