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Dr. Sesti was awarded a Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award and spent six months at the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangaloru, India
Rahul awarded a SfN's 2016 Early Career Policy Ambassadors Program
The lab has been awarded a NIH R21 grant entitled "Oxidative modification of K+ channels as a mechanism of toxicity in TBI".
Congratulations to Rahul who was awarded an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Rahul and Sindhu who won first prize as best poster at Mount Sinai Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological, Chemical, Structural, and Computational Sciences
Congratulations to Rahul who was awarded for the second time an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The lab has been awarded a NSF I-corps grant entitled "A C. elegans model using human genes for high-throughput screening for cytoskeletal disturbances and for exploration of new drug indications".
Wei's paper (Yu et al., J Neurosci 2016) was featured in Highlights From the October 26 Journal of Neuroscience Issue
US Senator Bob Menendez takes a tour of the lab
Dr. Sesti delivered the Mukerejee lecture at Neurocon 2017 in Haldia, India
C. elegans Solutions, an enterpreneurial team composed by Rahul Patel, Peter Swiatkowski, Dr. Joseph Duffy (Merk) and Dr. Federico Sesti was awarded an I-Corps grant from the NSF and went to San Francisco for the kick off sessions
Rahul Patel visited the laboratory of alumnus Dr. Shiqing Cai, in the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai.
Congratulations to Sindhu for her graduation.
Congratulations to Kedar for his graduation.
Congratulations to Yashsavi for being admitted into Medical School.
Congratulations to Rahul for his graduation.
Congratulations to Sejal for being admitted into Medical School.
Congratulations to Manasa for being admitted into the Master of Biomedical Science program at RWJMS.
Congratulations to Dhara for being admitted into Medical School at University of Pittsburgh.
Congratulations to Sindhu for being admitted into Master School at Thomas Jefferson University.
The lab has become a depositer of the Mutant Mouse Resource and Research Centers (MMRRC) of the NIH. Our deposited strains of mice are maintained in a cryopreserved state and will be freely accessible to scientists and researchers.
Dr. Sesti has been appointed visiting professor at the Universita' del Piemonte Orientale (Italy) where he teaches a two week course on aging and neurodegeneration.
Congratulations to Mike, Uma and Ge who were awarded an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Lab was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of the Robert Wood Johnson magazine
Rahul has been included in the Honorable Mention list of the National Science Foundation. Congratulations to Rahul for this significant national academic achievement.
The lists of Fellowship and Honorable Mention recipients can be found on the GRFP website at http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp.
Dr. Sesti has been appointed Rutgers University Senator representing RBHS research bureaus, centers, and institutes for a three-year term ending June 30, 2021.
Congratulations to Rahul who has been admitted into the Graduate Program in Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The lab has become a depositer of Addgene one of the largest, non-profit repositories. This will allow scientists requesting our plasmids to obtain them for free from Addgene with quick turnaround times and excellent customer service support from PhD scientists.
Congratulations to Mike and Mi Ryung for their graduation.
Dr. Sesti has joined the Editorial Board of Cell Death and Disease.
Wei's paper reporting on oxidation of KCNB1 channels in the human brain was featured on the 26 September 2018 issue of Rutgers Today
The lab has been awarded a NIH R01 grant entitled "Oxidation of K+ channels mediates an amyloidogenic pathway common to Alzheimer's disease and TBI".
Wei's paper reporting on oxidation of KCNB1 channels in the human brain was featured on Biotechniques https://www.biotechniques.com/preclinical/a-traumatic-start-to-alzheimers/
Dr. Sesti gave a talk at the Herbert & Jaqueline Kreiger Klein symposium on Alzheimer's disease and Neurodegeneration entitled "Oxidation of Potassium Channels in Alzheimer's Disease".
Congratulations to Derrick who has been admitted into Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington D.C.
Dr. Sesti has been appointed member of the RBHS Faculty Council, starting January 1st, 2020.
Dr. Sesti gave an invited talk entitled "The Double-Edged Sword of KCNB1 Signaling" at a Workshop on KCNB1 and related potassium channels at Thomas Jefferson University.
Congratulations to Alessandro who graduated (BSc) with a major in Biotechnology sciences discussing a thesis entitled "Response of two Caenorhabditis elegans mutant strains to different heat shock conditions". Alessandro was featured on: https://www.facebook.com/215040638509961/posts/4116629741684345/?d=n
Congratulations to Alessandro who has been admitted into the Graduate Program in Neuroscience at Rutgers University.
Congratulations to Randy who has been admitted to Medical School at Kansas City University of Medicine.
Alessandro and Elena gave two talks at the The 6th Annual Virtual BHI Symposium entitled: "MAPK -mediated proapoptotic signaling by K+ channel integrin complexes (Elena)" and "Differences between the KCNB1 machinery complex and its KCNB1-R312H mutant found in epilepsy (Alessandro)".
Congratulations to Elena who has been admitted into the Graduate Program in Neuroscience at Rutgers University.
Congratulations to Elena and Alessandro who have been awarded a Gordon J. and Ruth M. Macdonald Foundation award.
Congratulations to Alessandro who has been awarded a RBHS-SGS technology award.
Elena graduated in the Master program of Biomedical Sciences with a thesis entitled: "Antagonistic roles of Ras-MAPK and Akt signaling in IKC-mediated cellular apoptosis".
Dr. Sesti has joined the Editorial board of Frontiers in Physiology as Associate Editor of the Invertebrate section.
Dr. Sesti has been appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Eastern Piemonte--Amedeo Avogadro (Italy)--where he gave a two-weeks course on aging for Master and Ph.D. students.
A NSF funded position for a postdoc and a NIH funded position for a lab manager/technician now available.
Elena presented a poster at the 7th Annual BHI Symposium entitled: "Antagonistic roles of Ras-MAPK and Akt signaling in Integrin-K+ channel Complexes-mediated cellular apoptosis".
Alessandro presented a poster at the 7th Annual BHI Symposium entitled: "Role of a potassium ion channel mutant in neuronal development".