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Zsofia Torok joins the lab for Honors research.

June 2016
N

Harlem PS161 middle school students visit the lab for some hands-on science projects.

June 2016
N

Undergradates Abdullah Syed and Cassandra Thakurdin join the lab.

June 2016
A

Kazi Hossain is accepted into the UNLV NSF-REU program!

June 2016
A

Kevin Gonzalez is accepted into the MARC program, wins a Chleck Family Undergraduate Scholarship, will be supported by the Alfred Harcourt Foundation, and will participate in the CCNY NSF-REU program!

June 2016
A

Diego Buenaventura wins a DSRG travel grant to attend the Visual System Development Gordon Research Conference in August.

June 2016
N

Doctoral students Estie Schick and Xueqing Chen join the lab.

June 2016
N

Brian Wang, Sneha Gopal, and Benjamin Souferi graduate! Good luck!

May 2016
N

Twinkle, Pooja, Kazi, Kevin, Sruti, and Sean visit 3 middle schools in Harlem and Queens

Made possible due to funding by NSF, our students brought hands-on molecular biology to the classroom and reached over 300 students (including those at Pooja and Kazi's former schools)!

January 2016
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The Emerson Lab receives another year of pilot grant funding from the Retina Research Foundation

January 2016
N

Javed Chitaman joins the lab as an graduate student

Read his full bio September 2015
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The National Science Foundation funds the Emerson Lab with a 5 year CAREER award for the project: "A cellular and molecular analysis of a specific retinal lineage that generates cone photoreceptors and horizontal cells"

September 2015
A

Twinkle Jacob and Pooja Dutta joins the lab as undergraduate students

Read their full bios September 2015
N

The updated version of the Emerson Lab website goes live

You're on the new website now!

August 2015
A

Benjamin Souferi accepted into CCNY NSF-REU program

The program includes a $5,000 stipend to cover 10 weeks of research, weekly workshops, and seminars.

Read the Newsletter June 2015
C

Sruti presents at the Molecular Mechanisms in Evolution conference through a DSRG grant

Sruti presented a poster titled " Evolution and function of gene regulatory elements in cone photoreceptor cell specification"

About the Conference June 2015
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Benjamin Souferi becomes a masters student at The City College of New York

Read his full bio May 2015
N

Kazi Hossain and Kevin Gonzalez join the lab as undergraduate students

Read their full bios May 2015
N

Miruna Ghinia joins the lab as a postdoctoral researcher

Read her full bio May 2015
C

The Emerson lab moves to the Center for Discovery and Innovation research building

View photos March 2015
A

Mark receives a CUNY JFRASE Award through the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

About the Award February 2015
N

The NEI funds the Emerson lab project, "Transcriptional Regulation of Cone Photoreceptor Genesis"

January 2015
N

The Emerson lab receives a pilot grant from the Retina Research Foundation

January 2015
N

Sneha Gopal takes third place in the poster competition at the AiCHE meeting

Sneha presented a poster titled "Identification of Enhancer Elements for OneCut1 and OneCut2"

Read the abstract November 2014
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Ben Souferi receives the Cosloy Scholarship from the CCNY Biology Department

October 2014 About the Scholarship
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Sruti Patoori and Sean McCaffery join the lab as doctoral students

Read their full bios May 2014
N

Diego receives a vision research grant from Sigma Xi to study photoreceptor development

About the grant May 2014
N

The Emerson lab receives a pilot grant from the Retina Research Foundation

February 2014
N

Diego Buenaventura joins the lab as a doctoral student

Read his full bio September 2013
N

Sneha Gopal, Brian Wang, Benjamin Souferi, and Suprita Datta join the lab as undergraduate students

Read their full bios February 2013
N

Nathalie Jean-Charles joins the lab as a research assistant and the first member of the lab

Read her full bio January 2013
N

Founded at The City College of New York

January 2013

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