The Current Lab Students & Staff
From left to right: Andis, Ellen, Tyler, Nicole, Gunnar, Nick, Athena, Evan, and Celine! Missing: Taryn

Recent News

Friday, May 1, 2020
Some serious congratulations are in order for our lab's undergrads! Firstly, congratulations to Taryn and Evan for submitting their honours theses; secondly, congratulations to Athena for successfully completing her directed studies project; and finally, congratulations to Evan and Athena for graduating with their B.Sc degrees. Well done, all of you!

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Our lab's paper recent paper about the immune function regulation of microglia-like cells by short-chain fatty acids was accepted for publication! Congratulations to the authors: Tyler, Ellen, Athena, and Andis!

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Taryn and Evan just presented the results of their projects at the UBCO Undergraduate Research Conference! Congratulations to both of you!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Two of our lab's undergraduate research assistants have received research funding for this summer! Congratulations to Taryn for receiving a URA, and to Seamus for receiving a USRA!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A new undergraduate research assistant has joined the lab! Welcome, Christy!

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Tyler passed his Doctoral Comprehensive Examination! Way to go, Tyler!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Several members of out team recently published a review article describing the role of TLR 4 in the neuroimmune response! Congratulations to everyone involved!

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Congratulations to Tyler and Ekta on having their paper "Cytochrome c can be released into extracellular space and modulate functions of human astrocytes in a toll-like receptor 4-dependent manner" published!

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Congratulations to Jordan for having his manuscript "Synthesis and evaluation of novel pyrazole ethandiamide compounds as inhibitors of human THP-1 monocytic cell neurotoxicity" published!

Sunday, March 31, 2019
Congratulations to Athena on receiving the Undergraduate Research Award for the summer of 2019! Way to go!

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