New Post-Doc, Anthony Fischer, joins the lab!

We have welcomed another new post-doc begin working with us on post-transcriptional regulation of mRNAs via RNA binding proteins and UTR elements! Anthony Fischer studied interactions and dynamics of RNA binding proteins at University of Missouri St. Louis, and is...

Welcome to new post-doc, Reshma Bhagat!

This week, we’re welcoming Reshma Bhagat to our lab (and the USA)! Reshma did her Ph.D. work at the National Brain Research Center in the state of Haryana in India, studying the mechanisms by which Zika virus disrupts neuronal differentiation and maturation. Her...

Post-Doc Darshan’s K99 grant funded!

Darshan’s K99 application, “Neurobiological Significance of Aqp4 Stop Codon Readthrough” was recently funded! This work will explore how a variant protein channel that facilitates water movement across cell membranes may impact the brain in multiple...

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...