Lab News and Views

Emma and Joanna were awarded the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Scholarship for their strong commitment to research.
Rachel and Jordan join the Jones Lab to complete their thesis projects and are both awarded the Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Grant!
Sophie successfully defended her thesis titled “Molecular differences between human small intestine and colon stem and progenitor cells.” Congratulations Dr. Lewis!
Several of our undergraduate alumni are beginning their exciting next chapters: Bradley is starting medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Alex is starting graduate school at MIT, and Fernando accepted a position as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellow with the US Forest Service. We wish all you the best of luck!
Chris Koehler’s work (2017) was included in a JCB collection titled “Stem Cells and Development.” The collection consists of recently published, highly read JCB papers investigating morphogenesis, pluripotency and reprogramming, as well as stem cell function during adulthood, aging, and in diseases such as cancer.
Our undergraduate researchers have been featured in a DailyBruin article titled “Growing with Guidance” about mentorship on campus.
Chris’ work “Pink1 and Parkin regulate Drosophila intestinal stem cell proliferation during stress and aging” was featured in a collection of JCB papers highlighting new findings in mitochondrial biology and autophagy. An image from his paper was used to spotlight the series!
Congratulations to Martin and the Jones lab for their new publication in Fly!
The Jones lab is excited to announce its new members! Marie joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow, and Kyle and Nathan are our new undergraduate researchers!
Congratulations to Chris for his recent publication in the Journal of Cell Biology!

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