Our lab had the privilege of working with two terrific OMRF Summer Scholars this year. Our Fleming Scholar, Siri Nuguri, conducted research with Dr. Melinda Wu, and our Langston Scholar, Meme Racy, worked with Dr. Chris Schafer. We are grateful for all the energy, dedication, and great questions these young scientists brought to lab every […]
Congrats to Bridget Parrish for winning an OMRF Predoctoral Scholarship to support her research on CHD4 and retinal angiogenesis!
Congrats to Rahul for winning a $1000 travel award for his research talk at this year’s in-person OUHSC GREAT (Graduate Research Education and Technology) Symposium!
Congrats to Rahul Rajala for winning the Outstanding Platform Presentation at this year’s OUHSC Department of Cell Biology retreat! Rahul will use his award money to travel to and present his research at the upcoming Experimental Biology meeting in Philadelphia.
We are delighted to announce our new manuscript published today in Circulation Research that highlights the regulation and effects of IL-1B on blood vessels and lymphatics in the embryonic omentum. Congrats to first-author Matt Menendez and to all past and present lab members who contributed to this story.
The lab is bidding a fond farewell to its senior Postdoc, Matt Menendez, as he leaves to pursue an exciting opportunity as the Scientific Consultant for the NYC-based law firm Siri & Glimstad. We have benefited greatly from Matt’s creativity and hard work for the past six years and are wishing him the best in […]
Congrats to Bridget Parrish, who won an Outstanding Poster Award at her first annual NAVBO meeting in October. Based on her poster, Bridget has been further honored by being selected to present at an online NAVBO research forum in January. We’re so proud of you, Bridget!
The Griffin lab has been delighted to host Andrianna Buxton this summer through the new Langston Biomedical Research Scholars program at OMRF. Andrianna has spent two months working closely with Dr. Chris Schafer studying inflammatory factors that increase lung vascular permeability. We’re grateful for Andrianna’s hard work and hope to welcome her back to the […]
The lab has had the pleasure of hosting Erika Willis, a rising Senior at the U.S. Air Force Academy, as our Saxon Scholar this summer. Erika spent a month working with Chris Schafer studying inflammation-induced vascular permeability in the lung. We are proud of Erika’s accomplishments in the lab this summer and wish her the […]
Congrats to Rahul Rajala for his OMRF Predoctoral Scholarship, which will fund his research on protease-activated receptors for the next academic year.