The Piotrowski Lab is pleased to announce the arrival of Summer Sholar Madaleine St. Peter! Madaleine, an undergraduate at the University of Arizona, was selected for an internship in the Stowers Summer Scholar Program and will be working in the Piotrowski lab for a 2-month rotation.


Welcome Nicole Nuckolls, the newest Piotrowski Lab Rotation Student! Nicole is a predoctoral researcher at Stowers Institute for Medical Research and is the newest student to join our lab for an 8-week rotation. Congrats Nicole, and welcome to the lab!

Congratulations to lab technician, Helena Boldt, on the birth of her son! Helena Boldt, Research Technincian in the Piotrowski lab, and her husband Dr. Nick Rohner just had a baby boy. Vincent Benedict Rohner was born on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Congratulations to you both and welcome Vincent!



JUNE 2015


Congratulations to Marina Venero Galanternik and Andres Romero-Carvajal for successfully defending their theses!


Congratulations to Andres!  His manuscript entitled "Regeneration of sensory hair cells requires localized interactions between the Notch and Wnt pathways"  (A Romero-Carvajal, J Navajas Acedo, L Jiang, A Kozlovskaja-Gumbriene, R Alexander, H Li and T Piotrowski) was just accepted in Developmental Cell.




Congratulations to Marina! Her paper entitled "Heparan sulfate proteoglycans regulate Fgf signaling and cell polarity during collectiv cell migration" by M Venero Galanternik, KL Kramer, T Piotrowski was published on January 15, 2015 in Cell Reports.



28 February 2016

recent publication

m. venero galanternik, j. navajas acedo, a. romero-carvajal, t. piotrowski

TITLE:  Imaging Collective Cell Migration and Hair Cell Regeneration  in the Sensory Lateral Line


April 2016

recent publication

 venero galanternik M, nikaido m, mcKinney SA, Piotrowski T

TITLE:  Localized gene induction by infrared-mediated heat shock