News

Oct. 2022 Welcome our new postdoc Dr. Anirudh Acharya to join us.

Sep. 2022 Welcome Saireet Misra and Tanya Pattnaik from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Aug. 2022 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Sophia Azim.

Aug. 2022 Welcome Manasi Inamdar from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Jun. 2022 We are awarded an ADRD Supplement co-funded by NIA and NIMH.

Jun. 2022 Simon is awarded the Julie and David Mead Graduate Student Fellowship.

Apr. 2022 Yeeun is awarded the Appenzeller Memorial Scholarship from Ewha Womans University, South Korea.

Apr. 2022 Kwan Young is promoted to Senior Research Scientist.

Mar. 2022 Simon’s paper is accepted in Journal of Cellular Physiology.

Mar. 2022 Matt is awarded a MCB Summer Research Fellowship!!

Jan. 2022 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Matt Babik.

Dec. 2021 Daphne’s paper is accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry.

Dec. 2021 Vipendra’s collaborative review with Auerbach lab is accepted in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience.

Dec. 2021 First year MCB graduate student Gargi Palashikar joins the lab. Welcome!

Dec. 2021 Yeeun passed the Qualifying Exam!

Sep. 2021 Welcome Gargi Palashikar from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Aug. 2021 Welcome Ingrid Possa and Sihang Zhou from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Aug. 2021 First year NSP graduate student Urbi Saha joins the lab. Welcome!

Aug. 2021 Welcome our new SIB290 undergraduate student, Emilie Forsell!

Jul. 2021 Debby’s paper is accepted in Neurobiology of Disease.

Jul. 2021 Kwan Young’s paper is accepted in EMBO Reports.

Jul. 2021 Nien-Pei joins the editorial board of Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience

Jun. 2021 Daphne passed the Preliminary Exam!

Jun. 2021 Simon passed the Qualifying Exam!

May. 2021 Daphne’s JNC paper is the 3rd place winner of 2020 Mark A. Smith Award.

May. 2021 Daphne is awarded James and Maxine Heath Excellence in Teaching Award!

Apr. 2021 We are awarded an ADRD Supplement co-funded by NIA and NINDS.

Apr. 2021 We are awarded a Diversity Supplement from NINDS/NIH.

Mar. 2021 Welcome our new postdoc Dr. Vipendra Kumar to join us.

Mar. 2021 We are awarded an R21 grant from NIA/NIH.

Dec. 2020 We are awarded an R01 grant from NIMH/NIH.

Dec. 2020 First year MCB graduate student Jessie Cook joins the lab. Welcome!

Sep. 2020 Daphne’s paper is accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry.

Sep. 2020 Welcome Jessie Cook from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Aug. 2020 Welcome Quang Nguyen from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Jul. 2020 Nien-Pei accepted a 4-year appointment to serve on MNG study section in NIH.

Jul. 2020 We are awarded an R03 grant from NINDS/NIH.

May. 2020 We are awarded an R21 grant from NIMH/NIH.

May. 2020 Nien-Pei is being promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Apr. 2020 Nien-Pei is awarded James and Maxine Heath Excellence in Teaching Award!

Apr. 2020 Rosa is awarded MIP Outstanding Thesis Award!

Apr. 2020 Tiffany, Bailey and Jack are awarded MCB Summer Research Fellowship!!

Mar. 2020 Debby and Steph’s paper is accepted in eNeuro.

Dec. 2019 Rosa’s review article is accepted in Neuroscience.

Dec. 2019 First year MCB graduate student Yeeun Yook joins the lab. Welcome!

Dec. 2019 Daphne is awarded a predoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association. Congrats Daphne!

Dec. 2019 First year MCB graduate student Simon Lizarazo joins the lab. Welcome!

Oct. 2019 We are awarded an Arnold O. Beckman Award from UIUC Campus Research Board.

Oct. 2019 Debby passed her final exam! Congrats Dr. Liu!

Oct. 2019 Welcome Simon Lizarazo and Temirlan Shilikbay from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Sep. 2019 Rosa passed her final exam! Congrats Dr. Zhu!

Aug. 2019 Welcome Yeeun Yook from MCB to rotate in our lab!

Aug. 2019 Debby’s paper is accepted in PLOS Genetics.

Jul. 2019 Rosa’s paper is accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry.

Jun. 2019 Daphne passed her Qualifying Exam!

Apr. 2019 Debby passed her Preliminary Exam!

Apr. 2019 Tiffany and Bailey are awarded 2019 MCB Summer Research Fellowship!!

Jan. 2019 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Jack Gerling.

Dec. 2018 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Bailey Metcalf.

Oct. 2018 Rosa passed her Preliminary Exam!

Aug. 2018 Nien-Pei received a second NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.

Jul. 2018 Collaborative study with Chung lab is accepted in Neurobiology of Disease. Congrats Kwan Young!

Jun. 2018 Kathryn’s paper is accepted in Neuropharmacology.

May. 2018 Best wishes to Steven who is departing for medical school of UIC.

May 2018 Kwan Young’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Hee Jung Chung at UIUC, is accepted in Hum Mol Genet.

Apr. 2018 Kwan Young is promoted to Research Scientist.

Apr. 2018 Rosa receives outstanding TA award.

Mar. 2018 We are awarded a 5-year R01 grant from NINDS/NIH to study protein ubiquitination in neuronal excitability regulation.

Feb. 2018 First year MCB graduate student Daphne Eagleman joins the lab. Welcome!

Jan. 2018 First year NSP graduate student Stephanie Soriano joins the lab. Welcome!

Jan. 2018 MCB graduate student, Daphne Eagleman, is doing a rotation in our lab.

Nov. 2017 Nien-Pei joins the Editorial Board of PLoS One.

Sep. 2017 Debby passed the Qualifying Exam!

Sep. 2017 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Tiffany Jong.

Sep. 2017 Collaborative study with Chung lab is accepted in Scientific Reports. Congrats Debby.

Aug. 2017 Nien-Pei joins the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports.

Jul. 2017 Debby’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Auinash Kalsotra at UIUC, Dr. Hee Jung Chung at UIUC and Dr. Hua Lu at Tulane University, is accepted in Hum Mol Genet.

Jun. 2017 NSP graduate student, Stephanie Soriano, is doing a rotation in our lab.

Apr. 2017 Nien-Pei gave a talk at Simons Foundation Investigator Meeting.

Feb. 2017 Rosa’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Hengye Man at Boston University and Dr. Hee Jung Chung at UIUC, is accepted in PLoS Genet.

Nov. 2016 Our collaborative paper with Dr. Kim Huber’s lab at UT Southwestern is accepted in Hum Mol Genet.

Aug. 2016 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Steven Saletta.

Jul. 2016 Rosa passed the Qualifying Exam!

Jun. 2016 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Aeshaa Pathak.

Jun. 2016 Best wishes to Jon who is departing for medical school of Northwestern University.

Mar. 2016 Kathryn’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Catherine Christian’s lab at UIUC, is accepted in Molecular Brain.

Nov. 2015 Rosa is selected to represent UIUC in 2016 HHMI international graduate student fellowship competition.

Sep. 2015 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Luke Mittelstaedt!

Aug. 2015 Nien-Pei received a two-year NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.

Jul. 2015 Kathryn and Rosa’s paper is accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry.

May 2015 Welcome our new graduate student from NSP, Debby Liu!

Mar. 2015 Jon is the recipient of 2015 MCB Summer Research Fellowship!!

Jan. 2015 Welcome our new postdoc, Dr. Kwan Young Lee!

Dec. 2014 Nien-Pei gave seminars at Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University.

Dec. 2014 First year MCB graduate student Rosa Zhu joins the lab. Welcome!

Nov. 2014 Welcome our first postdoc, Dr. Kathryn Jewett!

Nov. 2014 Nien-Pei chaired a nanosymposium at SfN annual meeting in Washington DC and gave a talk about synapse elimination.

Sep. 2014 We received a Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative-Explorer Award!

Sep. 2014 Welcome our second rotation graduate student, Rosa Zhu!

Aug. 2014 Welcome our first MCB290 undergraduate student, Jonathan (Jon) Bacos!

Aug. 2014 Welcome our first rotation graduate student, Nick Lai!

Aug. 2014 Nien-Pei’s Review article is accepted in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.

Jul. 2014 Lab space (Burrill 417/423) is under minor renovation.