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!
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!