February 24, 2021
María Angélica Bravo Núñez ia named a 2021 Hannah H. Gray Fellow
, a prestigious award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute that funds promising early career scientists from diverse backgrounds. Read more about this honor in Harvard's "POSTDOC SPOTLIGHT: MARÍA ANGÉLICA BRAVO NÚÑEZ [MURRAY LAB].
September 30, 2020
SN 10: Scientists to Watch
- SaraH Zanders named by ScienceNews
as one of the top ten scientists to watch in 2020.
eLife accepts "The wtf4 meiotic driver utilizes controlled protein aggregation to generate selective cell death" by Nikki Nuckols, María Angélica Bravo Núñez, and SaraH Zanders.
August 14, 2020
Nikki successfully defends her thesis to become Dr. Nicole Nuckolls. She will complete her post-doc in Julia Cooper's lab at the University of Colorado.
June 8, 2020
Predoctoral researcher Ananya Nidamangala Srinivasa and SaraH publish a review titled "Meiotic Drive
" in Current Biology.
March 19, 2020
María successfully defends her thesis to become Dr. María Angélica Bravo Núñez. She will complete her poc-doc work in Andrew Murray's lab at Harvard University.
July 26, 2019
Predoctoral researcher Mickaël De Carvalho and SaraH publish a review titled "A family of killers
" in eLife
September 5, 2018
Nikki is awarded a National Institutes of Health NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship (F31).
September 4, 2018
Welcome back to Mickaël De Carvalho who joins us as a Graduate Researcher after completing his internship in our lab last summer.
July 27, 2018
Congrats to our students Lauren and Tony on the fantastic work they performed in the lab over the summer. They both presented excellent posters to mark the end of their internships.
July 15, 2018
SaraH and María attend the FASEB “Yeast Chromosome Biology & Cell Cycle” meeting in Steamboat Springs CO, presenting a talk and a poster, respectively.
June 18, 2018
Nikki is an invited speaker at the Resistance to Gene Drive Meeting in Arollo, Switzerland.
June 9, 2018
SaraH and María attend the GRC Meiosis meeting in New Hampshire. María wins Outstanding Poster Presentation.María is chosen as co-Chair of the 2020 Meiosis Gordon Research seminar
June 4, 2018
Lauren Eide, an undergrad from UMKC, returns for a summer internship for the second year in a row.Tony Mok, an undergraduate from UMKC continues his research in the lab as a summer scholar.
May 13, 2018
Fibo presents a poster at the Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics Conference in Wisconsin
May 7, 2018
Research technician Abe Sabbarini joins the lab
April 29, 2018
Research Coordinator Rachel Helston joins the lab
April 3, 2018
✣ SaraH is named a 2018 Searle Scholar.
February 27, 2018
The March of Dimes awards SaraH a 2018 Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Award.
August 25, 2017
Predoctoral Researcher Nicole Nuckolls presents her talk, "wtf is causing infertility" at the Stowers Institute Young Investigator Science Retreat.
July 31, 2017
Blake Billmyre, our first postdoc, joins us from Duke University.
July 13, 2017
María wins Best Poster at the ASBMB Symposium, Evolution and Core Processes in Gene Expression, hosted by the Stowers Institute.
June 19, 2017
Predoctoral researcher José Fabricio López Hernández (aka Fibo) joins the lab.
June 5, 2017
María presents a poster at Cold Spring Harbor for the 2017 Symposium: Chromosome Segregation and Structure.
May 30, 2017
Lauren Eide, an undergrad from UMKC, arrives for a summer internship.
May 13, 2017
Mike attends the 9th International Fission Yeast Meeting in Banff, Alberta, Canada, and presents a talk.
Apr 20, 2017
Dr. Elçin Ünal, University of California, Berkeley, visits and delivers a seminar titled Transcription of a non-canonical mRNA facilitates meiotic kinetochore remodeling.
Apr 3, 2017
Mickaël De Carvalho arrives from the University of Paris for a 5-month internship.
Mar 24, 2017
María presents "wtf causes aneuploid gametes" at Friday Science Club.
Mar 17, 2017
SaraH attends the 2017 Fungal Genetics Conference in Pacific Grove, CA.
Mar 3, 2017
SaraH speaks at the Linda Hall Library for their Second Saturday Conversation series. The topic was Science Outlook 2017.
Feb 24, 2017
SaraH travels to Stony Brook University to deliver a seminar.
Jan 6, 2017
Nikki presents Breaking Mendel’s Law at Friday Science Club.
Dec. 7, 2016
SaraH presents WTF causes Infertility for the Wednesday Lecture Series.
Dec. 2, 2016
SaraH presents a talk, Selfish Genes, as part of the Institute’s Lunch and Learn series.
Oct 7, 2016
María and Nikki travel to Northwestern University to attend the 2016 Midwest Yeast Meeting.
Sept 9, 2016
Nikki’s poster wins 2nd place in the poster competition at the Stowers Institute’s Young Investigator Science Retreat.
July 11, 2016
SaraH arrives and the lab officially opens.