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Rose Mason Presents at 2018 CARE Science, Engineering, and Math Summer Research Program Poster Session

posted Aug 20, 2018, 12:36 PM by Vondriska Lab

Rose Mason, recipient of the Dean's Scholarship for her work, presented her research contributions to the lab in a poster entitled "Role of the Chromatin Structural Protein CTCF in Heart Failure". We are excited for her success. Well done, Rose!

Rose presents her poster.

The lab always comes to support.
                 

Manuel Rosa-Garrido wins Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award at Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Session

posted Aug 7, 2018, 4:19 PM by Vondriska Lab

Dr. Rosa-Garrido won the Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award at BCVS 2018 for his presentation titled "Elucidation of Gene Regulation Paradigms by Integrating Chromatin Architecture, Histone Marks, and DNA Methylation". We at the lab are proud of his hard work and deserving recognition. Below is an interview with Manuel from the conference in which he discusses his project in detail. Congratulations, Manuel!


Douglas Chapski and Manuel Rosa-Garrido accepting the award.


Dr. Vondriska Hosts Lab BBQ

posted Jun 11, 2018, 4:14 PM by Vondriska Lab   [ updated Nov 14, 2018, 4:09 PM ]

To celebrate the successful laboratory move as well as our recent graduates (Nima Ghorasi with his B.S. in Biology and Shanxi Jiang with her PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology), Dr. Vondriska hosted the lab for an afternoon of barbecue, swimming, and fun in the sun.

The Lab Moves

posted Jun 11, 2018, 3:55 PM by Vondriska Lab


Recently, the lab moved spaces and while we will fondly look back at the good times had and work done in the old lab, we are excited to turn a fresh leaf.



          
                                            (L-R) 1. Manuel packs the first box. One down, several dozen to go! 2. Rose diligently packs away materials. 3. Doug finds an ancient relic. Some sort of music device, perhaps?                                                                              


                                                                                                              Lab members strategizing over their Lab of Thrones victories. No dragons were harmed in the staging of these photos.

                                                                                                        Goodbye, old lab!                                                                   Hello, new lab!



Nima Presents Poster at Undergraduate Research Symposium

posted May 29, 2018, 10:35 AM by Vondriska Lab

Congratulations to Nima Ghorasi for successfully presenting the culmination of his work in the lab in a presentation entitled "Genetic Modulation of Chropmatin Structural Proteins  to Treat Heart Failure".

Dr. Shanxi Jiang Successfully Defends PhD Thesis

posted May 9, 2018, 3:00 PM by Vondriska Lab

In a thesis entitled "Epigenetic Regulators of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure", Dr. Jiang presented the work she conducted over the course of her PhD. We are grateful for her dedication to the laboratory and are excited to see what the future holds. Congratulations, Dr. Jiang!


Nima Publishes Abstract in UCLA Biomedical Research Publication

posted Mar 23, 2018, 11:55 AM by Vondriska Lab   [ updated Mar 23, 2018, 12:02 PM ]

We are glad Nima's hard work is being recognized by being published in the winter quarter edition of the UCLA Biomedical Research Publication. He would like to thank his mentor, Manuel, for his guidance and advice. His abstract pertaining to the remodeling of chromatin structure in heart failure can be read in full in the attachment below.

Manuel Rosa Garrido Spoke at 2018 Heart Failure Keystone Symposium

posted Jan 19, 2018, 4:47 PM by Vondriska Lab

Manuel Rosa Garrido gave an invited lecture at the January 2018 Heart Failure Keystone Symposium entitled: "Elucidation of Gene Regulation Paradigms by Integrating Chromatin Architecture, Histone Marks and DNA Methylation in Failing Hearts.


UCLA's Coverage of Our Work on Chromatin Structure in Heart Failure

posted Sep 24, 2017, 5:28 PM by Vondriska Lab   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 5:29 PM ]

Rosa-Garrido and others. Circulation. 2017; PMID: 28802249



Elaheh Graduates (June, 2017)

posted Jun 22, 2017, 3:40 PM by Vondriska Lab

Elaheh recently graduated with her Ph.D in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology. We are excited to see what her future holds. Congratulations, Dr. Karbassi!

Dr. Elaheh Karbassi and her mentor, Dr. Tom Vondriska

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