Deciphering transcriptional regulation in human embryonic stem cells specified towards a trophoblast fate
An article from the Tuteja Lab, "Deciphering transcriptional regulation in human embryonic stem cells specified towards a trophoblast fate" was published in Scientific Reports today! Ashish Jain, 3rd year Bioinformatics and Computational Biology student, is lead author on the paper. This work was done in collaboration with Dr. Toshihiko Ezashi and Dr. Michael Roberts at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Congratulations, all!
Sivani Parsa is Graduating in December, and has received the George Washington Carver Outstanding Achievement Award! This prestigious award recognizes her service, leadership, and accomplishments as an undergraduate. Congratulations, Sivani!
Rebekah Starks passed her preliminary exam, which means she is officially a Ph.D. candidate. Congratulations, Bekah!
Congratulations to Anilisa Biswas, for being awarded a Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Grant!
Majd Abdulghani was awarded a scholarship through the Graduate College, in recognition of her research and mentoring activities. This scholarship was made possible by generous donations made to the Iowa State University Foundation. Congratulations, Majd!
Haninder Kaur joined the lab today as a research associate II. Welcome Haninder!
Geetu Tuteja is giving two talks at the IFPA meeting this year in Portland, OR. The first will be about research in the lab, and will be on Wednesday September 14, and the second will be in the Bioinformatics workshop on Thursday September 15.
The new school year has started, and our lab is growing. This year we have 7 rotation students. Sivani Parsa and Jessica Breuer, both undergraduate students majoring in Genetics, have started research with us. We are also excited to have Majd Abdulghani join our group! Majd is an M.S. student in the Genetics and Genomics Program.