Our research focuses on Development and regeneration of the lateral line sensory system in zebrafish:


stem cells | cell fate determination |  cell migration




Collage by Jullia Peloggia


July 2019

Woods Hole embryology course

Julia demonstrates how to transplant zebrafish cells to the 2019 Embryology students at the Marine Biological Laboratories (MBL) in Woods Hole, MA.


The Embryology course in this year’s 4th of July parade in Woods Hole, MA.

...which always ends in an epic water balloon battle.


June 2019

In which neuromast cell type is your gene of interest expressed? Interactively explore using our web-based tool.


June 2019

One Summer Intern and two new members!

Over the past month, the Piotrowski lab has grown!  We get to keep our favorite intern from Germany, Daniela. She will continue her research in our lab as a Phd student. We also have a new research technician named Maddie who will be a permanent member and a summer intern all the way from Colombia named Ana.

Welcome, we're so excited to have our new members!


February 2019

And the image of the day goes to...

 On February 19th, 2019, The Scientist chose our lab member, Joaquin, scientific image as the image of the day. Congrats Joaquin!


Janurary 2019


WE're on a roll!

Our lab member Joaquin has submitted his first first-author paper ever! It explains how Wnt and PCP work in parallel to establish hair cell orientation in zebrafish (Full of surprising phenotypes and cool expression patterns).


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