Cessily Hayes received an Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) Summer Research Fellowship
Ashley Parker received the Graduate College Post-Comprehensive Research Fellowship
Karina Kruth, PhD, was awarded an AdamFest Research Grant for her project, "MICALs: A Potential New Solution for an Old Problem."
Aislinn Williams received the UI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science KL2 Career Development Award.
Bryn Myers received the George Winokur Award through the Department of Psychiatry. Congrats Bryn!
We’re excited to welcome Deniz Madencioglu, PhD, as a postdoctoral fellow. She has an Iowa Neuroscience Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, and she will be using human pluripotent stem cells to model early brain development.
Krislen Tison, Genetics Graduate Student, was awarded a fellowship through the Genetics Program NIH T32 training grant.
The Williams lab is pleased to welcome Karina Kruth, PhD, as a postdoctoral fellow. Karina will be working on projects involving generation of cerebellar neurons from human stem cells.
Krislen Tison, genetics graduate student, was awarded an Underrepresented Minority Pre-Comprehensive Mentored Summer Research Fellowship from the Graduate College. Congrats, Krislen!
New funding from the Nellie Ball Trust Research Fund. The Williams lab was awarded a grant for our project, “Investigating cerebellar abnormalities in schizophrenia using patient-derived stem cells.”
The Williams lab is pleased to welcome PREP student Jany Cabezas to the lab!
The Williams lab is pleased to welcome Larry Gray, assistant research scientist, Ashley Parker, a genetics graduate student, and Jordan Samuel, an undergraduate student majoring in biochemistry and neurobiology.
The Williams lab is pleased to welcome Krislen Tison, a graduate student from the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics. Krislen will be working on methods to modify the CACNA1C gene in human induced pluripotent stem cells. Welcome Krislen!
New funding from the Nellie Ball Trust Research Fund
Hans Packer was awarded a grant from the Nellie Ball Trust Research Fund for his project, “Analyzing the functional consequences of a genetic risk factor for schizophrenia using genome editing and patient-derived stem cells.” Congratulations, Hans!
The Williams lab is pleased to welcome Hans Packer, PhD, as a postdoctoral fellow in the Deptartment of Psychiatry. Hans joins our lab after several years of working at Integrated DNA Technologies, and will be working on projects involving the use of CRISPR in induced pluripotent stem cells. Welcome, Hans!