The Griffin Lab is excited to welcome our new lab manager, Dr. Jun Xie, who joined our team this week. We are grateful for the extensive expertise that Jun brings to this job and look forward to learning from and with her.
Congrats to Siqi for winning the Best Student Talk at this year’s OUHSC Cell Biology departmental retreat. Siqi gave a terrific summary of her research on acetaminophen-induced hepatic vascular injury.
The lab is just back from Pacific Grove, CA, where we all attended the annual NAVBO meeting (Vascular Biology 2017). Sarah won a travel award and gave a talk in the Vascular Cell Biology session of the main meeting, while Siqi and Melinda gave talks at the pre-meeting. Sarah, Siqi, Melinda and Matt also presented posters […]
We are delighted to welcome Shruti Desai, our new Research Assistant, to the Griffin Lab. Shruti will be managing our mouse colony and helping the lab to run smoothly. Thank you, Shruti!
This week we are sad to bid farewell to our outstanding lab manager, Vijay Muthukumar, who worked with us for the last eight years. Vijay has accepted an exciting new position at the Jackson Labs in Maine as a Project Manager/Research Animal Facility Director. Congratulations on your new job, Vijay, and know that you’ll always […]
Congrats to Matt Menendez and former Griffin lab postdoc E-Ching Ong on their new ATVB paper showing a role for BRG1 in establishing capillary integrity.
We are grateful for the dedication and hard work of two individuals departing our lab this month. Anna Drozd spent the last year with us as a Visiting Scholar from the University of Lodz in Poland. She worked closely with Matt Menendez in studying the role of BRG1 in lymphatic development. We are excited that […]
Congrats to Siqi Gao for winning the OMRF John and Mildred Carson Ph.D. Scholarship, which recognizes her outstanding achievements and momentum at this early stage of her graduate training.
Griffin lab trainees had a big week! Congrats to Matt for winning the 2017 Best OMRF Postdoc Fellowship for his AHA Fellowship. Congrats to Anna for winning Best Poster among the Visiting Research Graduate Traineeship Program students at the OMRF Annual Retreat. And congrats to Siqi for winning the OMRF GREAT Symposium Travel Grant for her […]
Hats off to Siqi Gao, who passed her Ph.D. qualifying exams yesterday in the OUHSC Department of Cell Biology. We’re proud of you, Siqi!