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2015-08-28

Logan Ganzen and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2015 Corporate Affiliates Symposium--"Bioactives and Health" organized by Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University. Fai presented a poster "Discover eye benefit of naturally-derived compounds by zebrafish behavioural screening" to highlight the strengths of our laboratory research.

2015-06-14–19

Prahatha Venkatraman attended the Gordon Research Conference—Apoptotic Cell Recognition & Clearance in Biddeford, ME. She also received The Andrews-John Scott A. & the Ella A. Travel Award from the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University to attend this Conference. Congratulations Prahatha!

2015-06-12

Sylvia Bonilla and Yuk Fai Leung's paper on "The chromatin remodeler chd5 is necessary for proper head development during embryogenesis of Danio rerio" was accepted by Biochimica et Biophysica Acta—Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. This is a collaborative project with Joe Ogas Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry. Congratulations!

2015-06-06

Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung led a Development and Disease Research Lab section in the 13th USA Biology Olympiad Finals at Purdue University and shared our lab research on eye drug discovery using the zebrafish model. The students also learned essential basic skills for zebrafish research. See pictures from our blog post.

2015-06-02

Duncan Wolff joined us as an undergraduate research student through the HHMI Undergraduate Research Experience. Welcome Duncan!

2015-05-27

Fernanda Borges joined us as an undergraduate research student through the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. Welcome Fernanda!

2015-05-11

Logan Ganzen joined us as a graduate student. Welcome Logan!

2015-05-03 – 07

Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Denver, CO. Prahatha presented a poster entitled "Understanding the contribution of photoreceptors to the visual motor response". Lue Xiang, a former visiting scholar in the laboratory, also attended the meeting and presented a poster entitled "Charaterization of a retinitis pigmentosa gene slc7a14 in zebrafish by expression analysis and targeted deletion with CRISPR-Cas". See our blog for pictures of the event.

2015-04-18 – 19

Prahatha Venkatraman, Martin Tian, Yuk Fai Leung, Sylvia Bonilla, Patrick Tiffany, and Meng She demonstrated zebrafish research in 2015 Purdue Spring Fest. See our blog for pictures of the event.

2015-04-14

Meng She presented her research work at the Purdue Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium.

2015-04-12

Yuk Fai Leung was nominated to be a Favorite Faculty and was invited to attend the Inaugural Favorite Faculty Dinner at Purdue University.

2015-04-04

Prahatha Venkatraman won a 3-min thesis competition in the Biological Graduate Student Annual Retreat 2015. Congratulations Prahatha!

2015-04-02

Prahatha Venkatraman was chosen as part of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Honor Roll in the Department of Biological Sciences. Congratulations Prahatha!

2015-03-31

Prahatha Venkatraman was awarded a 2015 Faculty for the Future Fellowship by the Schlumberger Foundation. Congratulations Prahatha!

2015-03-21

Meng She, Zain Abedali, Martin Tian, Ryan Wyer, Sylvia Bonilla, Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 130th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science. Meng, Zain and Martin presented a poster of their work. See our blog for the pictures of this event.

2015-03-18

Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung led an outreach zebrafish session with students from Jefferson high school in Lafayette. See our departmental news and our blog for the pictures of this event.

2015-01-30

Khaled Noui-Mehidi joined us as an undergradute resesearch student. Welcome Khaled!

2015-01-30

Yuk Fai Leung gave a guest lecture in BIOL293 Sophomore Seminar

2015-01-12

Mozhu Li joined us as a graduate rotation student. Welcome Mozhu!

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