May 29, 2018
Three of the lab’s talented undergraduates have received
scholarships to support their research this summer: Sarah Shnayder
is a Tufts Summer Scholar, Keya Viswanathan is a Laidlaw Fellow, and
Serra Muftu is an REU scholar.
May 20, 2018
Congratulations to Jane, Juan, Jake, and Stephen on their graduation
from Tufts today. Good luck with your future adventures…
April 30/May 2, 2018
Jane and Juan became the lab’s newest undergraduates to earn
impressive honors for their senior theses. A potent one-two punch!
April 15, 2018
The J team (Justin, Jane, and Juan) presented their research at the
Drosophila Research Conference in Philly. Cheesesteak eating was
Taylor became the Master today by delivering a crystal-clear talk
about her efforts to use whole genome sequencing to identify
spontaneous and induced mutations in DNA repair genes. Following
Varandt’s lead, she’ll be taking her bioinformatics skills out West
November 7, 2017
Our latest installment about MMEJ and how secondary structure
forming sequences may impact end-joining repair was published today
in NAR. Many thanks to the lab of Steve Roberts at WSU for their
help with the bioinformatics!
Varandt wowed his audience with a superb Ph.D. thesis defense today.
He will be moving to the West Coast to continue his studies in the
Chiolo lab at USC.
July 1, 2017
The lab received a grant from the NSF today to continue its studies
on polymerase theta and alternative end joining. Three more years!