2018:

  • Congrats to Lila on being selected a UCSF Discovery Fellow.

  • Congrats to Pooja for her best poster award at the EMBO Physics of Cells meeting in the UK!

  • Thanks for a great lab retreat in Stinson Beach.

  • Congrats to Mary & Pooja on their Trends in Cell Biology review on spindle mechanics!

  • Andrea gave a short talk and presented a poster at the HFSP Awardees Meeting in Toronto.

  • Andrea's eLife Insight on a Kiyomitsu Lab paper is out. Congrats!

  • Sophie will receive ASCB's 2018 WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research.

  • Sophie received tenure.

  • Manuela joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome!

  • Thanks to Jon for co-organizing the ASCB Bay Area Cytoskeleton Meeting. Christina gave a talk and Pooja and Alex presented posters.

  • Christina presented a talk and Andrea a poster at the EMBO Microtubules meeting in Germany.

  • Sophie received the 2018 UCSF Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award. Thank you!

  • Andrea spoke at our first CTB departmental retreat in May, and Alex won a poster prize.

  • Congrats to Lila and Manuela on being awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!

  • We welcome Snow Naing (Bioinformatics) as a spring rotation student.

  • We 'survived' ice skating and and two escape rooms at our mini retreat with the Chang Lab.

  • Congrats to Lakshmi on publishing her work as a tech in the Frost Lab!

  • Alex, Andrea, Christina, Jon, Pooja presented posters at the Biophysical Society annual meeting.

  • We welcome Dorine Hintzen as a visiting masters student from the University of Utrecht.

  • We welcome Lakshmi Miller-Vedam (Biophysics) as a winter rotation student.

2017:

  • Jon and Christina present posters at the ASCB annual meeting.

  • Christina's eLife paper is out. Congrats!

  • Goodbye to Eline who returns to the Netherlands to finish her masters.

  • Thanks to the Heald Lab for hosting a joint retreat in Berkeley, and to the Prakash lab for hosting a joint retreat at Stanford.

  • We welcome Clara Herrera and Manuela Richter as Tetrad fall rotation students.

  • Lab attends NSF Center for Cellular Construction retreat in Tiburon.

  • Christina presents a poster at the Gordon Research Conference on Motile & Contractile Systems.

  • Josh and Christina's paper is out in MBOC's "forces" issue. Congrats!

  • Mary and Dylan's paper is out at Current Biology. Congrats!

  • Andrea attends the HSFP Awardees meeting in Lisbon.

  • Lila joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome!

  • Josh leaves the lab to start med school at Stanford this summer. Congrats!

  • Christina takes the MBL Physiology course in Woods Hole this summer.

  • Pooja presents a poster at the Berkeley Cellular Biophysics Symposium.

  • Andrea helps organize the Bay Area Postdoc Symposium. Thank you!

  • Congrats to Alex on being awarded the UCSF Kozloff Fellowship!

  • Thanks to all for a fun lab retreat in Stinson Beach.

  • Meelad Amouzgar joins as junior specialist. Welcome!

  • Alex and Dylan's Current Biology paper is out. Congrats!

  • Jon's Journal of Cell Biology paper is out. Congrats!

  • Congrats to Pooja on passing her qualifying exam!

  • Mary's collaborative work with the Sullivan Lab is out in the Journal of Cell Biology. Congrats!

  • We welcome Lila Neahring (DSCB) as a spring rotation student.

  • Woohoo! Christina wins 1st prize at the UCSF Grad Slam. Congrats!

  • We welcome Emily Suter (BioE) as a spring rotation student.

  • Jon takes the MBL AQLM course in Woods Hole this May.

  • Mary gives a talk at the annual Biophysical Society meeting.

  • We welcome Cynthia Chio (CCB) as a winter rotation student.

  • We welcome Eline ter Steege as a visiting masters student from the University of Utrecht.

2016:

  • Congrats to Pooja for winning a poster prize at the QBC retreat.

  • Alex gives a talk at the ASCB annual meeting, and Christina, Mary, Josh and Alex present posters.

  • Mary gives a talk at the Carolina Biophysics Symposium and the UNC Mitosis Club.

  • We are excited to be part of the NSF/UCSF Center for Cellular Construction.

  • Pooja attends the NSF Cell Organization & Behavior at Multiple Scales workshop in Seattle.

  • We welcome Taylor Skokan (Tetrad) as a fall rotation student.

  • Congrats to Mary who just accepted a faculty position at NCSU in the Physics Dept. She will be starting her lab there in summer 2017!

  • Alex attends the MBL Physiology course in Woods Hole.

  • Jon presents a poster at the EMBO Chromosome Segregation workshop in Ireland.

  • Alex presents a poster at the EMBO Microtubules conference in Germany.

  • Pooja joins as the lab's fourth graduate student. Welcome!

  • Jon gives a talk at the CSHL Cell Cycle meeting.

  • Josh leads Foldscope workshops in Nicaragua (read more here and here).

  • Congrats to Pooja on being awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

  • Check out the JCB People & Ideas profile on Sophie and the lab.

  • Congrats to Andrea on being awarded a HFSP Long-Term Postdoc Fellowship!

  • Congrats to Josh on getting his undergrad work published!

  • Thanks to the NSF for the CAREER Award!

  • Sophie receives the Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award of the Biophysical Society.

  • Mary and Sophie give talks at the Biophysical Society annual meeting.

  • We welcome Nick Altemose (BioE) and Pooja Suresh (Biophysics) as winter rotation students.

  • Excited that Fred Chang's lab is now our neighbor lab!

2015:

  • Alex, Christina, Jon and Mary present posters at the ASCB annual meeting, and Jon gives a talk.

  • Andrea Serra Marques joins us from the Akhmanova Lab as the lab's second postdoc. Welcome!

  • Thanks to the NIH Office of the Director for the New Innovator Award!

  • Congrats to Alex on being selected as a UCSF Discovery Fellow.

  • Jon gives a talk at the UW Mitosis Club.

  • Alex and Christina present posters at the Gordon Research Conference on Motile & Contractile Systems.

  • Dylan's paper comes out as he leaves for graduate school at UW. Congrats!

  • Jon and Mary present posters at the FASEB Mitosis meeting. Congrats to Mary for winning the Best Poster Award!

  • We welcome Rocio Gomez as an undergraduate researcher. She presented a poster at the Undergrad SysSynBio Research Symposium.

  • Josh Guild joins as a junior specialist. Welcome!

  • Mary gives a talk at the UCSC Chromatin Group.

  • Congratulations to Alex on passing her qualifying exam!

  • We welcome Stefan Niekamp (Biophysics) as a spring rotation student.

  • Congratulations to Christina on being awarded a NIH F31 predoctoral fellowship!

  • Lab members present posters at the Bay Area Centromere & Chromosome Dynamics meeting.

2014:

  • Mary gives a talk at the ASCB annual meeting.

  • Lab members present posters at the Stanford Bio-X Mechanobiology Symposium.

  • Congrats to Christina for winning the 1st poster prize at the BMS retreat.

  • We welcome Sumitra Tatapudy (Tetrad) as a fall rotation student.

  • Congratulations to Christina and Jon on being selected as UCSF Discovery Fellows.

  • Congratulations to Christina on passing her qualifying exam!

  • Mary's, Christina's and Dylan's Journal of Cell Biology paper is out. Listen to the podcast here. Congrats!

  • Jon's Methods in Cell Biology chapter is out. Congrats!

  • Alex joins as the lab's third graduate student. Welcome!

  • Christina gives a talk at the EMBO Microtubules conference in Germany.

  • Congratulations to Jon on passing his qualifying exam!

  • Check out a short piece in The Scientist.

  • Congratulations to Jon and Alex on being awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!

  • We welcome Ben Barad and Alex Long as spring rotation students.

  • We welcome Jonathan Asfaha as a fall rotation student.

  • Christina presents a poster at the Biophysical Society annual meeting.

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