The Monk Lab is Moving!

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The Monk Lab is moving to the Vollum Institute in Portland, OR!

New Fellowship

Allison Soung has received a 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship! This prestigious award carries a three-year stipend for graduate study, and is very selective, highlighting the nation’s most talented graduate students. Congratulations, Allison!

Congratulations, Dr. Harty!

Breanne Harty did an amazing job defending her Ph.D. thesis! Congratulations, Breanne!!

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Publication Alert

Amit’s J Neurosci paper has been published. This work defines novel functions for Gpr126 in peripheral nerve repair – congratulations, Amit!

New fellowship

Mitch D’Rozario has been awarded a 3-year F32 NRSA from the NIH/NINDS to support his studies on GPR56 in Schwann cells. Congratulations, Mitch!

New lab member

Melissa Manis has joined the lab as a Senior Research Technician. Welcome, Melissa!

Publication Alert

Our collaborative studies with the Aguzzi lab defining prion protein as an agonist for Gpr126 have been published in Nature. Read more here and here.

New Award

With Dr. Valeria Cavalli in the Department of Neuroscience, we have been awarded a one-year, $40,000 grant from the McDonnell Small Grants Program for our collaborative studies on axon-Schwann cell interactions.

Retreat Awards!

At this year’s DRSCB Retreat, Mitch D’Rozario won the Victor Hamburger award for best postdoc oral presentation, and Rebecca Cunningham won the Rita Levi-Montalcini award for best student poster presentation. Congratulations, Mitch and Rebecca!

Congratulations, Kelly!

Kelly has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1. Thanks to the Monk lab for making this happen!

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