Please join us for the defense of Lucas Huffman “More than Clearing the Clutter: The Imperative Role of Efferocytosis in Repair and Reprogramming in the Damaged Nervous System” Date: Friday, June 25, 2021 Time: 10AM EST Location: Zoom
Mitre is a first-year graduate student in the Neuroscience Program who will be completing his thesis work in the Giger Lab. Looking forward to working with you!
The Giger lab is thrilled to announce Karen Wang will be joining us in completing her thesis! We look forward to working with you!
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