Dave awarded McDonnell Center Small Grant for 2023!

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dave for being awarded a 2023 McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology Small Grants! He work will focus on age-associated mitochondrial differences in response to hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, a major cause of morbidity in adults.

Shivani awarded Viktor Hamburger Prize

Graduate student Shivani was awarded the Viktor Hamburger Prize for Outstanding Student Presentation at the Joint Retreat of the Developmental, Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology Program, the Department of Developmental Biology, and the Center of Regenerative Medicine. Congratulations, Shivani!

Lucia awarded O’Leary Prize in Neuroscience

Yesterday, graduate student Lucia was awarded the O’Leary Prize in Neuroscience research for her work on tau isoform expression in directly reprogrammed neurons. The O’Leary Prize is awarded for the most original and impactful neuroscience research in the Washington University in Saint Louis neuroscience community. Congratulations, Lucia!

Kitra awarded Olin Fellowship

Congratulations to Yoo Lab graduate student Kitra Cates who was named a Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Science Fellow for 2022! The Olin Fellowships recognize superior accomplishments in biomedical research by doctoral students at Washington University.

Welcome Tom!

Dr. Tom Mahan has joined the Yoo Lab as a post-doc. Tom received his Ph.D. at Washington University in Saint Louis in the lab of Dr. David Holtzman. Welcome, Tom!