This annual meeting coincides with World TB Day; this year hosted by TB researchers at the David Axelrod Institute at the Wadsworth Center/New York Department of Health. Great chance to hear the latest and greatest research of colleagues in the Northeast!
Eduardo was just awarded his MS degree in Virology in Brazil and will be starting graduate school at Rutgers in the Fall. Welcome!
PhD candidate Valdir Barth and new postdoc Julia Puffal gave fantastic talks on their latest research (Valdir) or PhD thesis work in the Morita lab (Julia) at the Keystone meeting “Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment” in Banff, Alberta, Canada. What an incredible meeting and venue! Check them out on Twitter @woychiklab and #KStuberculosis .
Julia successfully defended her PhD thesis in the Morita lab at UMass-Amherst on novel features of mycobacterial membranes in December 2018. Welcome!
Libby Mauk joins the lab as a Capstone student in the Masters of Biomedical Sciences program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Molecular Biosciences PhD program first year student Thushara Nethramangalath starts her second rotation. Surprisingly, Libby comes with a background in tuberculosis as part of “Team TB”, a small undergraduate team that created the Read More
Valdir was invited to give a talk on his exciting new data at the Cold Spring Harbor Translational Control meeting. Cheers!
Lab alum and animal lover extraordinaire Kim Cruz left the “corporate world” for vet school. Kim garnered acceptances into three top vet schools and is attending Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Congratulations Kim! Woof!