Majd Abdulghani, who received her MSc in Genetics and Genomics in the Tuteja lab, is the first person in Saudi Arabia to be named a Rhodes Scholar! A vision of the Rhodes Trust is to "find and develop exceptional people who will be able to create real change in the world". Congratulations to her on this well deserved honor!
Check out our recently published review article on genome-wide identification of enhancer elements in the placenta!
Dr. Geetu Tuteja was awarded an R01 grant from NICHD, NIH! This grant will allow the Tuteja Lab to study transcriptional regulatory networks governing early placental development.
Haninder Kaur was promoted from a Research Assistant II to an Assistant Scientist I! Congratulations, Haninder!
Ashish Jain passed his preliminary exam, which means he is officially a Ph.D. candidate. Congratulations, Ashish!
Ashish Jain was selected for a GDCB travel award! He will use it to present some of his work at the ISMB conference in Chicago this summer. Congratulations, Ashish!
Amanda Loke, an undergraduate research assistant in the lab, will be starting as a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison in the fall. She will be a PhD student in the Cancer Biology Program. Congratulations, Amanda!