Stephanie Stagg, graduate student, successfully defended her PhD thesis “Transcriptional Regulation of Drosophila Neural Development”. Congratulations to Stephanie for an outstanding thesis.
Dan Lau, graduate student, successfully defended his PhD thesis, and is now Dr. Lau. His thesis dealt with how the single-minded gene controls Drosophila brain interhemispheric connectivity. Congratulations to Dan.
The paper by Jiang and Crews on the Drosophila Dead end gene (Dev. Biol. 311: 487-499, 2007) was selected as a Recommended Read by Faculty of 1000.
Lan Jiang was promoted to Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics.
Cara Perinetti, undergraduate researcher, has been accepted as a medical student for Fall 2006 at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Jenny Woodard, former Crews lab undergraduate, begins graduate school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Scott Wheeler is awarded an NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship for 3 years.
Kristin Benjamin, former Crews lab undergraduate researcher, is accepted to graduate school at UC Berkeley.
Lara Andrachuk, former undergraduate researcher, was accepted to Medical School at the University of Flinders, Adelaide, Australia.
JaShaun Peele, former high-school RAP lab member, will be attending UNC Chapel Hill in Fall 2004.