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Gould Lab heads to ASCB 2016

November 28, 2016

Members of the Gould Lab will be presenting at the 2016 ASCB Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.  Chloe will present during the mini-symposium "Cell Division: Chromosome and Cytoskeletal Dynamics" (Wed, Dec. 7 at 8:30am, Room 104).  Also, stop by our posters to hear more about our research.   We look forward to seeing you there! 

Adventures at GRC, Cytoskeleton Meeting

October 14, 2016

Chloe, Alaina, and Kathy had a great experience at the Gordon Research Conference on Plant and Microbial Cytoskeletons.  When not occupied hearing cutting-edge science and getting to know other labs, they found some time to enjoy beautiful Andover, NH!     

Alumna update: Sylvia Jang, medical student at MUSC

October 11, 2016
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Sylvia Jang was an undergraduate researcher from 2013 to 2016.  After graduating from Vanderbilt, she matriculated to Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.  She sent along some pictures and an update.  Congratulations on receiving your white coat, Sylvia!!! Good luck with everything else to come!

Welcome Marcin Wos, our new postdoc!

September 14, 2016
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We are excited to welcome Dr. Marcin Wos to the Gould lab team.  Marcin completed his Ph.D. training in Warsaw, Poland at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology.  We asked him a few questions to get to know him.....   What are you most looking forward to learning during your time as a postdoc in the Gould lab?  

Welcome new IGP students!

August 22, 2016
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Welcome to the incoming IGP students!  Stop by our poster tomorrow, August 23 from 1:30-3pm to meet members of the Gould lab and to learn more about our research and potential rotation projects.   

Hannah presents her work at the VSSA Annual Symposium

August 8, 2016

This summer, undergraduate student HannahSofia Brown worked under the mentorship of graduate students Alaina Willet and Chloe Snider.  She also participated in programming for the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA; https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/vssa/).  Hannah spent the summer investigating the contribution of phospholipids to cytokinesis.  She presented her poster entitled "Opy1 is associated with the phosphoinositide-4-kinase Stt4 complex important or contractile ring anchoring in fission yeast" at the annual VSSA symposium.

Welcome Hannah and Alison, two undergraduate summer research students!

June 23, 2016
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We are excited to welcome two Vanderbilt undergraduate students to the lab for the summer--HannahSofia Brown and Alison Zhong!   ...... Tell us about yourself—where did you grow up? What are you studying at Vanderbilt?   Hannah: I am from Minneapolis, MN and am majoring in Neuroscience and triple minoring in Jewish Studies, Medicine, Health and Society, and Chemistry.   Alison: I moved from Boston to Brentwood, TN 10+ years ago.  I'm studying Molecular and Cellular Biology at Vanderbilt!  

Welcome Sierra Cullati, our new postdoc!

June 10, 2016
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The Gould Lab welcomes Dr. Sierra Cullati, who joins us after receiving her Ph.D. from Dartmouth University.  We are excited to have Sierra in the lab, and we asked her a few questions to get to know her...    What are you most looking forward to doing/learning during your postdoc?  Is there anything that you think will be particularly challenging and/or bothersome?

Happy graduation to our undergraduate students, Ellen Risemberg and Sylvia Jang!

May 29, 2016
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Congratulations to two of our stellar undergraduate students, Ellen Risemberg and Sylvia Jang, Vanderbilt University Class of 2016.  While in the lab, Ellen and Sylvia worked with Dr. Janel Beckley to identify novel genetic interactions between division site-localized proteins.  We will miss these two hardworking and cheerful ladies very much as they move on to their next adventures.  Ellen is moving to Wisconsin where she will work for the software company Epic and Sylvia is headed to Charleston, SC to attend Medical University of South Carolina.  Best wishes to you both! 

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