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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Welcome Xinyi (Sally) Zhao!

We are pleased to welcome Xinyi (Sally) Zhao to the Ross Laboratory!  Xinyi is a fourth year Medical Student (of eight years) from Tsinghua University, China!  She is from Shanghai, China and is part of the Tsinghua Scholars Program.  Xinyi will do a 2 week rotation with the Ross Lab (and with three other labs)! […]

Congratulations Lindsey!

Lindsey Snider was recently award a T32 training grant for support from the Mechanisms and Clinical Presentation of Pain from the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research! Lindsey’s commitment to pain research and productivity set her above other applicants. The grant provides a stipend, covers tuition, and includes support for supplies and travel to national meetings. […]

Faculty of 1000 Approved! Congrats Ross Lab!

Our recent Neuron Paper, Dynorphin acts as a neuromodulator to inhibit itch in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, has been selected for F1000Prime, an honor given to papers of exceptional merit and significance in biology and medicine. Congratulations, Ross Laboratory! Dynorphin acts as a neuromodulator to inhibit itch in the dorsal horn of […]

Farewell & Good Luck, Chris!

On Friday, August 1st, the lab said farewell to Chris Fan.  We had dinner at the Porch to celebrate Chris’s contribution to the lab.  Chris designed and built our temperature-choice apparatus, which he used to investigate the role of opioid receptors in temperature sensation!  Chris will be completing a post-baccalaureate program at Temple University with […]