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New Publication!

The Ross Lab is excited to announce its publication in Genesis, entitled: Generation of a KOR-Cre knocking mouse strain to study cells involved in kappa opioid signaling. We would like to congratulate Xiaoyun for her hard work generating this new mouse. We are excited to take advantage of this fantastic new tool for research and are […]

Congratulations, Junichi!

Junichi and Mami are delighted to announce the arrival of a baby sister for Kosuke: Lisa Hachisuka!  She looks beautiful!  Congratulations, Junichi! Lisa Hachisuka Kosuke, Junichi, Mami, and Lisa

University of Pittsburgh Pain Research Meeting

On June 11th and 12th, the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research will host Overcoming Barriers to the Translation of Pain Research!  We will have an outstanding line-up of speakers! Stephen Arneric – Eil Lilly Ashley Blackshaw – Queen Mary University of London Timothy Brennan – University of Iowa
 Rohini Kuner […]

Congratulations Zeyu

The Ross Lab is excited to announce that Zeyu Hu, an undergraduate student from Carnegie Mellon University, has been awarded a 2015 CNUP Summer Undergraduate Research Program Scholarship, which will fund his research in our laboratory this summer!  Zeyu has worked hard for this award, maintaining a high GPA and dedicating himself to neuroscience research!  We are […]

Welcome Marissa Kuzirian!

Ross Laboratory is very excited to announce a new addition to our team, Marissa Kuzirian!  Marissa is currently finishing her graduate training in the Paradis Laboratory at Brandeis where she is studying the role of Semaphorin4D and its receptor PlexinB1 in the rapid initiation of GABAergic synapse formation in rodent hippocampus.  Her paper, The class 4 Semaphorin […]

Farewell & Good Luck, Monica!

In January, the Ross Lab said farewell to Monica Domaracki.  Monica has been with the lab for about a year and has been a valuable member, both maintaining our mouse colony and genotyping.  The Ross-Wills Laboratory had a going away party for her last week at Sarah & Zak’s home.  Monica and her husband will […]

Welcome Michael Chiang!

We are pleased to welcome Michael Chiang to the Ross Laboratory! Michael is an MD/PhD student at the University of Pittsburgh. He will begin working with us in the spring. We are excited to welcome him to the lab!

Congratulations Lindsey!

Congratulations on passing your comprehensive exam, Lindsey!  This exam, an important milestone for graduate students, marks the transition to more focused research.  Lindsey has worked hard with the Ross Laboratory for two years, strengthening her skills as a scientist while contributing valuable insights.  We are both proud and excited for Lindsey as she strives to achieve […]

Congratulations Nate!

Nathan Vogler was recently awarded a grant from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation, which supports academically outstanding, collegiate STEM researchers.  Nathan’s academic promise and dedication to the sciences set him above other applicants.  Nathan will be stipend $15,000 for both his studies and research.  Congratulations, Nathan!

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)! […]