New lab members

We are pleased to welcome three new lab members to the Dennis lab this quarter.

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postdoc

Alex Colon-Rodriguez started in January having received a dual major Ph.D. from Michigan State University. An avid animal lover, perhaps fittingly, her research will focus on developing high-throughput screens of neurodevelopmental phenotypes in developing zebrafish. 

grad student

Aarthi Sekar joined in April as part of the IGG grad group (originally hailing from Mills College). Armed with a remarkably diverse background in science outreach and research, she will focus on human duplicated genes.

grad student

Colin Shew joined in April as part of the IGG grad group having graduated from UCLA. With a general interest in evolution and mountaineering, he will focus on human duplications and gene regulation.