Even more new faces (five of them!)

We welcomed a bunch of newcomers to the lab yesterday–four undergraduates and one high school student who will be with us full time over the summer, mentored by graduate students and postdocs from the lab. Keep an eye on the “people” page for more...

The Lab Welcomes Graduate Student Allen Yen!

We’re excited that Allen Yen has decided to join our lab after having completed his GR1 lab rotations. Allen previously earned his Master’s at Boston University in a program that featured rotations through numerous biotech-oriented cores, where he gained...

The Lab Welcomes Undergrad Behviorist, Rena!

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by social and communicative interaction deficits and repetitive or restricted patterns of behavior. Animal and human literature suggest there may be a link between exposure to antidepressants, particularly the...

Welcome to Collaborator, Elena Minakova, MD!

We’re excited to announce that neonatologist, Elena Minakova, recently joined Barnes Jewish Hospital as a physician, and will be working with the Dougherty lab during months off on developmental-behavioral-genetic research! Elena’s work will be taking two...

Welcome to Stephen, full-time MPRA Technician

Stephen Plassmeyer, a 2018 graduate of Truman State University–which happens to be Joe’s alma mater!–has joined up with the lab to help with wet lab experiments and preparations for massively parallel reporter assays (MPRAs). This cutting-edge method...

Rebecca Defends Next Week!

It’s been a productive year for the lab: two theses defended, with Rebecca’s just around the corner. Join us at 3pm, Sept 12th in the Mid-Campus Center, Room 257, and help cheer her on while learning about some cutting edge brain-transcriptomics!...