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3/18 - Alex presented at the Boston Area Worm meeting on the sod-1 project!

3/16 - Adam, Diana, and Tanya worked the Hart Lab booth at the Brown Brain Fair!

3/12 - Adam presented at NSGP in-house and Alex presented at Biology of Aging's PAARF meeting. They both did a fantastic job of presenting their work!

3/6-3/10 - Mika, Jackie and Manuel attended the TAGC24 conference in Washington DC. They all presented posters on their research and Jackie won an undergraduate poster award as an honorable mention! Congrats, Jackie!

3/3-3/8 - Adam attended the Gordon Research Conference for Sleep Regulation and Function. He presented a poster on his work with G-protein signal transduction and sleep.

1/27 - Anne and Alex taught first year Neuroscience PhD students at Neuropracticum at MBL!

12/10 - We had our annual holiday party! Happy Holidays from the Hart Lab!

12/1 - Jackie was awarded the Undergraduate Travel Award from the Genetics Society of America to attend the Allied Genetics Conference in March.

11/30 - Manuel, Jasmine, Nicole, Jackie, Selam, and Ashley all presented their work for lab meeting this week. They all did a great job!

11/2 - Adam and Mika presented a paper by Erika Holzbaur's lab for journal club this week. Dr. Holzbaur will be speaking for the NSGP seminar on November 9th.

10/24 - The lab enjoyed the pumpkin SPECTACULAR at the Roger Williams Park Zoo! We saw some beautifully carved pumpkins and are too cheap to buy the photo they take when you walk in. So here is the watermarked photo instead!

10/22 - Congratulations to Alex Lin-Moore for receiving the Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship from the ALS Association! You can read more about him and his fellow fellows here: The ALS Association Welcomes 20th Class of Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellows | The ALS Association

10/19 - Axel presented on his work from the Torres Lab in Puerto Rico and the results he got while here at Brown. Thank you, Axel, for joining us and we wish you luck on your research in the future!

10/12 - Diana presented on her work on the ATP1A3 project.

9/28 - Alex and Diana presented a journal club on a paper by Myriam Heiman who will be visiting Brown for a talk next month.

9/25 - Axel Ufarry Alvarado joins us from Puerto Rico to learn techniques used in our lab. Welcome, Axel!

9/14 - Adam presented on his work on the sleep project.

9/7 - First lab meeting of the semester. We got organized & Ashley gave a presentation on the work she did at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany!

9/6 - The fall semester starts and everyone is back in lab!

8/14 - Tanya Sinha joins the lab as a ScM student in Biotechnology. Welcome, Tanya!

7/18 - Hart Lab Retreat 2023 was a success! It was a great day to discuss projects, eat some good food, and chat with lab members.

6/27 - Alex, Adam, Mika, Jackie, and Anne all attended the International C. elegans Conference held in Glasgow, Scotland this year. It was a blast to learn, present, and have fun with fellow worm researchers!

6/20 - We had a farewell lunch for Marie, who will be leaving us at the end of the month. Thank you, Marie, for all your hard work on the Huntington's project for the past year and a half! You will be missed!

6/16 - We bonded with the Mayoral lab over sandwiches, cornhole, and spike ball! It was a beautiful day and great to get to know each other better as we share lab space.

6/12 - Adam is officially a PhD candidate! Congrats, Adam!

6/1 - Diana Wall joins the lab as an MCB PhD student. Welcome, Diana!

5/11 - We had lunch together to celebrate Muneet & John graduating! Congrats to both of them!

5/4 - Jeremy presented on his work with the Huntington's project & shared pictures from his trip to Australia.

5/3 - Muneet and John presented at the Neuroscience Senior Poster Presentations. They have done tremendous work over the past couple of years and we are sad to see them go, but we know they have very bright futures ahead of them!

4/27 - Our rotation student this semester, Anna, presented on her work with the sleep project! Great job, Anna!

4/23 - John, Ashley, Muneet, Jackie and Marie presented at the Neuron Conference held at Quinnipiac University!

4/20 - John, Ashley, Muneet, Jackie, Manuel and Jasmine all presented on their work! They did a great job & presented well.

4/13 - Alex presented on his work in lab on the sod-1 project! He has been doing a lot of work with the suppressor screen candidates, a suppressor gene of interest and another gene that might help with axon regeneration.

4/6 - Gio Silva-Garcia presented on his work for our lab! Gio recently started at Brown and his lab works with C. elegans and aging. Thank you to Gio for coming in to talk with us. You can read more about his work and his lab on their lab website.

3/16 - Mika presented her work so far on the sod-1 project. She is currently in the midst of trying to determine causal genes for some suppressor lines.

3/9 - Adam presented on his work so far on the sleep project! There was great discussion over protocols and conditions of worm rearing.

3/7 - The lab went ice skating in downtown Providence! We had a great time shredding the ice together.

3/6 - Anna Nixon joins the lab for an MCB rotation this spring. Welcome, Anna!

2/23 - Diana practiced her presentation for her work done in the Hart Lab during her rotation this winter and Joanna practiced her presentation for her work done in the Hart Lab during her rotation this fall. They will be presenting on March 3rd and March 24th, respectively.

2/16 - We had a successful round robin showing figures, talking about crosses and discussing protocols while enjoying some cookies and popsicles to celebrate Marie's & Adam's birthdays!

2/14 - Alex presented on the sod-1 project at the February PAARF meeting at Ship Street.

2/9 - Adam presented a paper for journal club about GABAergic synaptic plasticity during a developmentally regulated sleep-like state.

2/2 - First lab meeting of the semester was spent listening to Fen-Biao Gao from UMass Worcester present on his research at Ship Street.

1/25 - It's the start of the spring semester! Everyone is back in lab & hopefully refreshed from their time off.

12/23 - Mika was awarded a Presidential Membership Award from the Genetics Society of America!

12/15 - Last lab meeting of the semester! Jeremy presented on his work and showed us pictures from his trip to Australia.

12/14 - Diana Wall joins the lab for an MCB rotation this winter. Welcome, Diana!

12/11 - The Hart Lab holiday party was a blast! We ate good food and had a successful secret Santa. Thank you to Anne for hosting!

12/8 - Marie presented on her work on the Huntington's Disease project! We also did a round robin, where everyone presented a figure or protocol related to their work.

12/1 - Lakshmi and Adam presented on their work thus far in the lab.

11/30 - Alex presented at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology & Therapeutics Meeting! He didn't take many pictures, but here's one of his lobster dinner:

11/10 - The undergrads presented on their research! Muneet, John, Ashley, Jackie, Nicole & Manuel did a great job.

11/3 - Alex lead journal club this week and we discussed nuclear ubiquitin ligase adaptor SPOP as a conserved regulator of C9orf72 dipeptide toxicity.

11/1 - John presented a poster at the annual Northeastern ALS Conference in Clearwater, FL.

10/27 - We had a productive protocol/organization lab meeting. We discussed ways to improve protocols over Knead Doughnuts!

10/20 - Mika ran journal club this week and we discussed AAV gene therapy for SOD1 models.

10/13 - Anne presented in lab meeting about work she did as a postdoc, the history of the Hart lab, and what former lab members worked on.

10/6 - We celebrated Mika's and Lakshmi's birthdays with some cake while Kelsey gave her final presentation in lab meeting since she starts a new job in a few weeks! Good luck, Kelsey!

9/29 - We had a successful round robin! It was a productive lab meeting full of updated figures and discussions about the current projects happening in lab.

9/26 - Joanna Joyce Maddela joins the lab for an MCB rotation this fall. Welcome, Joanna!

9/24 - We went apple picking at Jaswell's Farm! It was a great morning to pick honey crisps and eat warm apple cider donuts.

9/19 - Jeremy and Anne publish in MicroPublication Biology! Read the micropub here.

9/16 - The lab went out for pizza at Flatbreads to celebrate the start of the academic year, new publications, and everyone being back in lab!

9/15 - Alex practiced his presentation for NSGP In-House and MCBGP Data Club! He will be presenting for NSGP In-House on Tuesday, September 20th and MCBGP Data Club on Friday, September 23rd.

9/8 - First lab meeting of the semester! It was great to see everyone back in lab.

8/26 - Lakshmi Prakash joins the lab for an NSGP rotation this fall. Welcome, Lakshmi!

8/25 - (Most of) the lab went indoor rock climbing at Central Rock Gym! We scaled V2s like pros.

7/27 - The CeNeuro conference was held in Vienna this year, where Alex, Kelsey and Jeremy all presented posters on their research. Here they are pictured below with Anne at the conference:

7/20 - The annual Hart Lab retreat was a day full of research talks from our lab. Kelsey, Alex, Anne and Jeremy gave chalk-talks about current projects and research grants. Muneet, John, Nicole, Ashley and Marie all presented posters on their research from this summer. Great job, everyone!

7/13 - Alex was appointed to Brown University's Biology of Aging T32 NRSA training grant. Congratulations, Alex!

7/13 - The lab went kayaking at Narrow River Kayaks in Narragansett.

7/11 - Welcome back to lab, John & Muneet!

6/9 - Celebrated Kelsey's birthday at lab meeting!

6/6 - We welcomed Ashley & Nicole back to lab for the summer.

5/26 - The lab went out to lunch to celebrate Steph's send-off! Good luck at UVA, Steph!

5/18 - It was PREP Program Poster day- Stephanie presented on her work from the past year in the Hart Lab!

5/12 - Kelsey presented her work on Exercise Induced Quiescence (EIQ).

5/5 - Mika and Stephanie presented on their sod-1 work and the lab went out for ice cream to celebrate Anne's birthday!

5/4 - Marie is accepted into the PREP program at Brown.
5/3 - Mika is accepted into the Master of Science in Biotechnology program at Brown.
4/28 - The undergrads presented on their work this semester! Great job Muneet, Ashley, John and Jackie!
4/21 - Anne led lab meeting and talked about a grant proposal in the works.
4/7 - Jeremy presented on his work with the Huntington's project at lab meeting. Anne shared her pictures from Italy and Stephanie shared her pictures from France!
3/31 - Alex led lab meeting and gave a presentation on his work with the sod-1 project.
3/11 - Anne heads to Italy for the Sleep Regulation and Function Gordon Research Conference.
2/23 - Created this website!


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