Congrats Allie (& Happy Birthday) !!

Allie cleared her qualifying exams last week and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program of the UMSOM Graduate School. We lunched out at The Ale house to celebrate.

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Farewell to Rachel @ Blue Agave !

Rachel Bour left the lab to start her Ph.D thesis at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville – on tissue engineering. Rachel was the first summer intern to join our lab back in 2014 and then came back during her break […]

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Advice to Grad Students – From Dr. Iris Lindberg

This is a Powerpoint presentation from Prof. Lindberg in the Department of Neurobiology here on how to be successful in Grad School : [Click here to view the page through the Lindberg Lab website].

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Lab Photo Day & Happy Birthday Kesha !

Summer gets pretty crowded in the lab as the population size swells with interns, rotation students etc. So over the last three years, we have had a lab photo day in the summer to document the tumult (Visit our main […]

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Congrats Kenny on clearing quals !

Kenny cleared his qualifying exams last month and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Molecular Microbiology & Immunology program. We lunched out at MemSahib to celebrate !

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Congratulations Rachel !! .. and Taco Tuesday @ Barcocina !

CONGRATULATIONS to Rachel Bour. Rachel, who took a year off to work in the lab after she graduated in BioEngineering from UMD College Park, just got accepted to Graduate School !! She will be joining the Bioengineering program at the […]

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Book Club : The Language Instinct

Our choice for the 2nd Book Club of 2017 is “The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language” by Steven Pinker. Discussion is tentatively scheduled for July 15th at the Pickles Pub. Lab members can view/download the ebook & audiobook […]

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Book Club : Freakonomics

For February’s Lab Book Club discussion, the students chose the now “classic” from Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner – Freakonomics: : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. The book, originally published in 2005, has been […]

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Book Club: Outliers

Our book choice for reading through the holiday season is Outliers: The story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. In the book Gladwell presents his thesis about the factors are make some people wildly more successful than others – using a […]

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Lab T shirt day 2016 !

We tried out our first lab T shirt design this year with digitally printed shirts from Uberprints. Everyone got their “presents” yesterday.. and here’s some pix of the gang opening presents to see the designs for the first time : […]

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