Meet Sushil Tripathi of the University of Helsinki (Finland). The postdoc and member of Tomi Makela's lab visits CSHL for the first time to attend the 2017 Biology of Cancer: Microenvironment & Metastasis where he presented a poster.
Meet Ilse Eidhof of The Radboudumc (Netherlands). The 2016 Drosophila Neurobiology course alumna is a PhD student in the Drosophila Models of Brain Disorders Research Group. She is back on campus for the 2017 Neurobiology of Drosophila meeting where she presented a poster.
Meet Suguru Takagi of The University of Tokyo. The PhD student and Akinao Nose lab member is on campus for the 2017 Neurobiology of Drosophila meeting where he presented a poster. This is his first CSHL meeting - read what convinced Suguru to attend and his advice for those curios about the biennial meeting.
Meet Semil Choksi of the University of California, San Francisco. An assistant professional scientist in Jeremy Reiter's lab, Semil is on campus for the first time to present a poster at the 2017 Stem Cell Biology meeting.
Last week, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory hosted Annexins 2017. This international conference is held in a different location every other year, and CSHL was chosen for the 2017 meeting because of its accessibility, on-campus amenities, and proximity to New York City. Read what two of its three organizers – Katherine Hajjar and Jacob Rand – said about the conference.
Meet Jee eun Lee of the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea. The PhD candidate, and CSHL first-timer, is on campus for the international conference on Annexins where she presented a poster.
Meet Jana Dobrovolna of the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. The junior investigator is back on campus for the 2017 Eukaryotic DNA Replication & Genome Maintenance meeting.
Meet Liguo Dong of the University of Macau. Liguo is a PhD student in the Faculty of Health Sciences and is on campus for the Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Transcription meeting where he presented a poster. This is his first meeting at the Laboratory and he already has plans to attend another Cold Spring Harbor meeting at our Asia campus.
Meet Gamage Mauli Aruggoda of Hunter College where she is a PhD student in Frida Kleiman's lab. Gamage is on campus for the 2017 Eukaryotic mRNA Processing meeting where she presented a poster. Read on for her thoughts on and advice for those curious about the biennial meeting.
Meet Mateus Milani of the University of Liverpool (UK). The PhD student is a member of Shankar Varadarajan's lab in the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine with the Institute of Translational Medicine. Mateus made his first visit to CSHL to attend the 2017 Cell Death meeting.
Meet Jose Aguilar Rodriguez of the University of Zurich (Switzerland). Next month, the PhD student and member of the Molecular Evolution and Evolutionary Systems Biology Laboratory headed by Andreas Wagner will be defending his PhD dissertation titled "Genotype-Phenotype Maps in Complex Living Systems". The Swiss National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellowship recipient applied for the Yeast Genetics & Genomics course to help prepare him for his postdoctoral research at Stanford University.
Meet Ulrike Boehm of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Ulrike is a physics-trained postdoctoral research fellow and a member of Daniel Larson's team in the Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression. She came onto campus to attend the 2017 Chromatin, Epigenetics & Gene Expression course, which concluded this earlier this week, for an intensive, three-week immersion into the world of gene expression. Read on for what the CSHL first-timer had to say about the annual course.
Meet Sadie Nennig of the University of Georgia. The graduate student is a member of Jesse Schank's lab in the Physiology and Pharmacology Department of the College of Veterinary Medicine, and will soon start her fourth year in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program. Sadie is also a CSHL first-timer. She is on campus for the Cellular Biology of Addiction course and shares her experience of the annual course so far.
Meet Nyaradzo "Nyari" Chigorimbo-Tsikiwa of the University of Cape Town (South Africa) in the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation and Division of Immunology. The early career fellow makes her first visit to the Laboratory to participate in the Proteomics course.
Meet Gideon Sarpong of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Japan) where he is a graduate student in the Systems Neurophysiology lab headed by Izumi Sugihara. Gideon made his first visit to the Laboratory for the Workshop on Autism Spectrum Disorder. The workshop runs until this Sunday, and Gideon filled us in on what attracted him to the course and he has learned so far.
We recently sat down with co-lead instructors, Mark Reimers and Pascal Wallisch, to talk about their biennial course on Neural Data Science. The course was first offered in 2015 to help neuroscientists develop conceptual and practical capabilities for analyzing large datasets such as those resulting from single- and multi-electrode extracellular recordings, local field potentials and electroencephalograms (EEGs), as well as two-photon and wide-field optical imaging. Read what Mark and Pascal had to say about the course’s importance to neuroscience.
Last weekend, we hosted the third CSHL meeting on Genome Engineering: The CRISPR/Cas Revolution. We met with Maria Jasin, one of the three original organizers and a CSHL meeting veteran, to talk about the CRISPR meeting.
Meet Leandro Watanabe of the University of Utah. The Brazilian national is a PhD student in Myers Research Group within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and is on campus for the Synthetic Biology course. Read why he applied and his advice on why those curious should too.
Meet Britt Adamson of the University of California, San Francisco. A postdoc and member of Jonathan Weissman's lab, Britt attended the Genome Engineering: The CRISPR/Cas Revolution meeting where she gave a talk titled "Perturb-seq -- A multiplexed single-cell CRISPR screening platform".
We met up with Karla Kaun, Alex Keene, Chi-Hon Lee, and Stefan Pulver to talk about the Drosophila Neurobiology: Genes, Circuits & Behavior and exchange fly-centric one-liners. Drosophila Neurobiology, aka “the fly course,” is among our longest running courses and has therefore evolved significantly over the last 34 years. Our chat provides an overview of the course format today and the major updates Alex, Chi-Hon, Karla and Stefan have made to keep it current and engaging.
Meet Anne-Dominique Gindrat of Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH (Germany). The biologist and postdoc research fellow is a member of the Neurobiology Laboratory of Hansjorg Scherberger. Read on for what she's working on and how the Neural Data Science course will help in her work.
Meet Tayfun Tumkaya of the National University of Singapore and Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*Star. The third year graduate student and member of Adam Claridge-Chang's lab and made his first visit to CSHL for the Drosophila Neurobiology: Genes, Circuits & Behavior course.
We recently sat down with Farran Briggs and Andrew Huberman to chat about the biennial Vision: A Platform for Linking Circuits, Behavior & Perception course. This is their third time leading the course together but their ties to the course started almost twenty years ago. Read on for how Farran and Andrew re-designed the longtime-running course to include dedicated discussions on career and foster even more communication between all the participants.
Meet Kenny Yu of the University of Manchester (United Kingdom). Kenny, a NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer (which is the U.S. equivalent to a residency with a research component) at his home institution, is currently at St. Michael's Hospital (Canada) to conduct his research at Peter Dirks' lab. The Single Cell Analysis course brought the CSHL first-timer onto our campus where he expanded his research technique repertoire and established lifelong connections.
Meet Elitsa Stoyanova of The Rockefeller University! The Nathaniel Heintz lab member and graduate student makes her first visit to campus for the Statistical Methods for Functional Genomics course. Read what attracted Elitsa to apply to and attend the annual course, and her advice to future trainees.
Last month, the second iteration of our Metabolomics course was held. One of the four co-lead instructors of our two-year old course, Adam Rosebrock shared great insight into the course, trainees' day-to-day life at the course, and field of metabolomics. It is an actively growing field and our course instructors make certain that each iteration of the course represents the latest developments in the field.
Meet Maria del Carmen Krawczyk of the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). The postdoc is a member of the Laboratory of Neuropharmacology of Memory Processes and is on campus for the Advanced Techniques in Molecular Neuroscience course. This is her first CSHL course and her first visit to CSHL. Read on for what Maria shared about her experience at the course.
Meet Saleh Tamim of the University of Delaware. The bioinformatics and systems biology PhD student is a member of Blake Meyer's lab in the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Saleh is on campus for the Frontiers and Techniques in Plant Science course. Read on for what the CSHL first-timer has to say about the annual course and his experience so far.