Congrats to Dr. Will Schreiner on graduating!

Annual Lab Kayaking

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We saw leopard sharks, garibaldis, seals, and a tiny dog on a paddleboard! A good day.

GradSlam Winner!

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Angela Nicholson won Campus Champion at UCSD for her talk "RNA Regualtion: The Tail Wagging the Dogma" and went to San Francisco to compete at the state-wide finals! GradSlam is a TED-style three minute talk aimed at communicating your research to a general lay audience.
See the article written about her here. →

Annual Lab Kayaking

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Another lovely day in La Jolla out on the water!

Poster Prize

Delaney won second place for her poster at the meeting for C. elegans Stress, Pathogenesis, Aging, Metabolism and Small RNAs!

Green Lab Interview

Our lab manager, Ian Nicastro, was interviewed regarding our work to reduce our environmental impact.
See the article here →

Worm Conference 2017

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Delaney, Laura and Will attended the 2017 C. elegans Conference and presented their work!


Graduate Students Laura and Angela both received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Annual Lab Kayaking Day

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Another successful lab kayaking day in beautiful La Jolla!

PhD Defense

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Azoubel Lima for her successful PhD defense!

PhD Defense

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Congratulations to Dr. James Broughton for his successful PhD defense!

Best Poster Award

Congratulations to Sarah for a Best Poster Award at the 2016 RNA Society Conference in Kyoto, Japan.

New Training Grant Appointees

Congratulations to Angela and Laura for their appointment to the Cell, Molecular and Genetics Training Grant Program!

Two new graduate students!

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Welcome to Laura and Angela, our two newest Ph.D. students!

Green Labs Certified

The UC San Diego Green Labs program certified our lab as a Green Lab, in recognition to our commitment to recycling and energy conservation.

Summer Undergrad Fellowships Awarded

Undergraduate students Jessica and Kevin were recently awarded summer fellowships. Jessica was awarded funding through the UC San Diego Eureka! Scholarship Program, and Kevin recieved funding from the Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (FISP).
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Congratulations to Vanessa and James!

At the recent retreat for the Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego, graduate student Vanessa Mondol was awarded Best Student Presenter. Additionally, James Broughton was recognized for best poster.
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Lab Kayaking Day

In continuation of an annual lab tradition, the lab went kayaking in La Jolla Cove. This year was we saw dolphins and sea lions, and enjoyed a relaxing lunch in the park by La Jolla Shores.
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Sarah awarded HHMI International Predoctoral Fellowship

Graduate student Sarah Azoubel Lima selected for the prestigious HHMI International Predoctoral Fellowship. She is the first Brazilian to receive the award, and one of only 46 people to receive the award this year.
See Announcement →