Congratulations to Ivan Olaya for passing his Qualifying Exam!

Congratulations to Jake Mccarthy and Nadejda Butova on graduating with degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. We’re incredibly proud of both of you!

Congratulations for Ivan Olaya for receiving an honorable mention on his NSF GRF proposal

Welcome to our Cal State University summer student Aliyah Penn joining our lab as part of the HBCU GAP program.


Congratulations to Lakshmi on graduating with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and to Michelle ¬†for receiving her degree in Genetics and Genomics!!! We’re incredibly proud of both of you!

Congratulations to our very own Michelle Frees for receiving the 2019 Outstanding Senior Award for the Genetics and Genomics major!!!

Congratulations to Ivan for being awarded the NIH Diversity Supplement!!!

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Burgess has been honored as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science!!!


Congratulations to Dr. Yana Blokhina for being conferred her PhD in genetics!!! We’ll miss you.

Congrats to Masuda for being selected for the T32 MCB Training Program!!!

Congrats to Ivan for being accepted into the NIH-IMSD program!!!