Lab News & Updates

Congratulations, Ethan!

Ethan Smith won the Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis award in Genetics for his work on compressed repetitive regions in the Toxoplasma gondii genome sequence! He graduated this May, and is off to graduate school at the University of North Carolina. Congratulations, Ethan!!

Congratulations and farewell, Claire!

Claire completed her undergraduate thesis entitled "Generation and analysis of new annotation and DNA motifs in the protist parasite Sarcocystis neurona", and will graduate in May 2022! She will be missed, but we wish her the best of luck in her future studies!

Welcome, Fiifi & Lasya!

Fiifi Agyabeng-Dadzie and Lasya Penumarthi joined the lab as Graduate Research Assistants! Welcome to the lab!

Fiifi's Portrait     Lasya's Portrait

Farewell, Rodrigo!

Farewell party for Rodrigo at White TigerDecember 16, 2021

Rodrigo is leaving the lab to begin an independent research career in early 2022 at Houston Methodist. We all said goodbye at White Tiger Gourmet! We wish you the best of luck, and will miss having you around!

Congratulations and Farewell, Rachel!

December 2021

Rachel Lippincott completed her undergraduate thesis, and is leaving the lab to focus on her studies. We wish you the best of luck with finishing your studies, and congratulations on completing your thesis!

Farewell, Ethan!

Farewell party at Cali N Tito'sAugust 3, 2021

Ethan is leaving the lab to focus on his studies. We all said goodbye at Cali N Tito’s! We wish you both the best of luck with finishing your studies, and hope to see you around during the upcoming school year!

Farewell, Alicia and Miguel!

Farewell party at Cali N Tito'sJuly 23, 2021

Alicia Trujillo and Miguel Iglesias completed their summer research internships in the lab, and are off to finish their studies at their home institutions! We all said goodbye at Cali N Tito’s! We wish you both the best of luck with finishing your studies, Alicia and Miguel!