Ashiti Damania from Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab won University Scholar Award UConn undergraduate student, Ashiti Damania, who did her honors thesis and was a research assistant in Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab over the past 3 years through graduation this Spring, won a prestigious University Scholar Award and co-authored 4 published research articles.
Matt Frost from Dr Trakhtenberg’s lab won an award at a symposium
Matthew Frost, a graduate student in Dr. Trakhtenberg’s lab, presented a poster on Neuroprotection and Regeneration of Optic Nerve Axons at the Vision Injury Research Forum (VIRF), co-hosted by The Department of Defense (DOD), Vision Research Program (VRP), and Vision Center of Excellence (VCE), and won Lightning Talk 2nd place award at the 8th Military Vision Symposium […]
Marc Benoit successfully defends PhD thesis
Congratulations to Marc Benoit for successfully defending his PhD thesis. Dr. Benoit has conducted his thesis study in the Yan lab by investigating the cell autonomous and non-autonomous role of the C-terminal fragment of CX3CL1 by utilizing unbiased single nucleus RNA sequencing approach. Marc has also published his study on identifying defects in maturation of […]