We congratulate Lucas Huffman on receiving the 2020 Sarah Winans Newman Graduate Student Teaching Award!
We are excited to announce Matthew Finneran will be joining our lab! Matt had a great rotation, and has decided to complete his thesis with the Giger lab. We look forward to fun and productive future working together!
The Giger lab is proud to announce the publication of our latest paper through ELife “Analysis of the immune response to sciatic nerve injury identifies efferocytosis as a key mechanism of nerve debridement.” Thank you to everyone involved! https://elifesciences.org/articles/60223
We are so excited to share our pre-print! We thank all the wonderful people who made this possible including Choya Yoon, Lucas Huffman, Ashley Kalinski, Patrick Duncker, and many more! Check it out!
Rafi Kohen successfully defended his thesis “Small Hairpin RNA Interference in Neurons: RNA Sequencing Reveals Robust Synaptic Regulation Independent of Primary Target” on March 13 at the University of Michigan. He remained in the Giger lab through the summer to finishing and submitting his manuscript. Rafi is now off to Europe! We wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors!
Tony Robinson was awarded a T32 training grant through the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology. A job well done!
We said a bittersweet goodbye to Ashley Kalinski, PhD as she starts her position as Assistant Professor at Ball State University. We wish her the best of luck! Check Out her website at https://acurren4.wixsite.com/kalinski-lab/lab-members
The Giger lab is very excited to announce the addition of two new graduate students, Hannah Hafner and Tony Robinson! Hannah has joined us through the department of Cell and Developmental Biology and Tony through the department of Cellular and Molecular Biology. We look forward to working with you both.