Lab News

June 8, 2021

Juniper Lake, PhD Candidate on Bioinformatics and Data Science, has  successfully defended her doctoral dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Lake!


Jan 2021

Our fully-renovated laboratory building Worrilow Hall began to operate!!



Sept 10, 2019

Michael Babak Papah receives his PhD degree in Animal and Food Sciences. Congratulations, Dr. Papah!


Sept 2019

Our lab paper “Evidence and role of phlebitis and lipid infiltration in the onset and pathogenesis of Wooden Breast Disease in modern broiler chickens.  Avian Pathology in 2017″ was selected by the World Poultry Veterinary Association as the best paper published in Avian Pathology in 2017 and 2018 and received the Bart Rispens Research Award at the World Conference WVPAC 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The prize, sponsored by MSD Animal Health, is one of the major prizes delivered by the World Poultry Veterinary Association, and it included a monetary award and travel costs for PhD candidate Michael Babak Papah (first author of the paper) to attend the conference.


Sept 28, 2018

M. Joseph Tomlinson IV receives his MS degree in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology. Congratulations Dr. Tomlinson!

Joseph is currently a Computational Biologist at GSK. He is Developing bioinformatic analysis pipelines and writing new programs to analyze complex data sets to help assist with identifying new drug targets for cancer research. 


July 16,2018

PhD candidate Michael Babak Papah receives Reed Rumsey Award at the Association of American Avian Pathologists (AAAP) annual meeting in Denver, CO.  Congratulations, Michael!

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May 25, 2018

Zhu Zhuo receives her PhD degree in Animal and Food Sciences. Congratulations, Dr. Zhuo!

Zhu is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.


Jan 22, 2018

PhD student Juniper Lake receives the Neal A. Jorgenson Genome Travel award for NRSP8 Bioinformatics at Plant and Animal Genome meeting. Congratulations, Juniper!


May 2016

Weixuan Fu receives his MS degree in Animal and Food Sciences. Congratulations, Weixuan!

Weixuan is currently a Bioinformatician at Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Feb 2015

Marie Mutryn receives her MS degree in Animal and Food Sciences. Congratulations, Marie!

Marie is currently a Professional Research Assistant at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.