Michelle Fernando (Schwarz Lab) wins First Place at the 8th Annual Postdoctoral Sympsoium

Michelle's poster presentation "Investigating the role of norepinephrine in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma growth" took home the top prize at this annual event hosted by the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center in January 2022.

Schwarz receives McKnight Foundation Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award

Congratulations to Lindsay Schwarz who is the 2021 recipient of the McKnight Foundation’s Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Awards. This award provides funding that encourages research aimed at translating laboratory discoveries about the brain and nervous system into diagnoses and therapies to improve human health.

Recent publications

  • Michael Dyer is senior author on a paper published in Nature Communications, with graduate student Victoria Honnell as first author. (January 2022)
  • Stanislav Zakharenko is corresponding author on work published in Frontiers in Neural Circuits alongside Jiang Yanbo and Mary Patton. (December 2021)
  • Paul Northcott is co-author on a paper published in Neuro Oncology alongside Jennifer Hadley and Kyle Smith. (December 2021)
  • Fabio Demontis is corresponding author on a paper published in PLoS Genetics, alongside first author Flavia Graca Zuanazzi and contributing author Liam Hunt (November 2021)
  • Myriam Labelle is corresponding author on work published in Cancer Research alongside Ruishan Wang, Benjamin Minden-Birkenmaier, and Abbas Shirinifard (November 2021)