Dougherty lab welcomes two summer students

A couple weeks ago, two students started in our lab for the summer. Jelani is an undergraduate at Washington University, and will be studying microglia under the mentorship of Mike Vasek. Kristian is a high school (!) student visiting as a YSP (Young Scientist...

Congratulations to Mike Rieger, PhD!

This week, Mike Rieger successfully defended his thesis! Mike was joined at graduation by Kristina Sakers and Rebecca Ouwenga, who will also be defending in the coming weeks. Mike was awarded his PhD for his work on mouse vocalization behavior and the CELF family of...

Welcome to our new programmer, Yating!

As Allie prepares to start her MD/PhD training (!), we have brought on a new programmer, Yating! She has a Master’s in Bioinformatics and previously worked in Sally Elgin’s lab on the Danforth campus here at Wash U. Projects she’s been involved in...

Upcoming: Kristina and Mike R Thesis Defenses

On May 16th, Mike R will be defending his thesis on the Celf family of RNA binding proteins. From there, he’s heading to the Salk Institute in San Diego to do his post-doctoral work in Sreekanth Chalasani’s lab. Dr. Chalasani’s group studies...