April 2019: Laura Anne, Micaela, Ally, Eric, and Sydney attend NESDB in Woods Hole! See photo here. Ally presents a fast track talk and poster, and Micaela, Eric, and Sydney present posters. And congratulations to Ally for winning the "Best Undergrad Poster Presentation" award! Woo hoo! This is the 6th year in a row that a student in the lab wins an award at this meeting! See photos here.

 

March 2019: Our research paper, "Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome-associated genes are enriched in motile neural crest cells and affect craniofacial development in Xenopus laevis", was accepted to Frontiers in Physiology. Congratulations to Ali, Beth, Rachael, Fred, Megan, and Sangmook for their great work!

 

March 2019: Tom Hamilton, Annie Hamilton, and Kyle Bryant visit the Lowery Lab to discuss the importance of research on Friedreich's Ataxia. See photo here!

 

March 2019: Congratulations to Beth Bearce for being awarded the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Teaching!

 

March 2019: Our research paper, "XMAP215 promotes microtubule-F-actin interactions to regulate growth cone microtubules during axon guidance", was accepted to Journal of Cell Science. Congratulations to Paula, Garrett, Annika, and Ally for their great work! 

 

March 2019: The Lowery Lab welcomes our newest undergraduates: David Martignetti, Chiara Rabeno, and Kathryn Giordano!  The lab also welcomes our new PhD graduate student, Rayane Dennaoui!  Welcome!!  

 

January 2019: Laura Anne was the Keynote Speaker for Boston College Inaugural Leadership Day.

 

January 28, 2019: Our research paper, "Characterization of Xenopus laevis Guanine Deaminase reveals new insights for its expression and function in the embryonic kidney," was accepted to Developmental Dynamics. Congratulations to Paula, Garrett, Connor, Jackson, Oliver, and Sangmook for their great work! 

 

January 28, 2019:  The Lowery Lab is now accepting applications for sophomore and junior students to join the lab. Please apply here!  Deadline for Spring semester acceptance is February 8th.  After that date, we will begin interviews for the top candidates.

Boston College

Funding for this research has been provided by
 Boston College, American Cancer Society, National Science Foundation,
 the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.