- We welcome Tevyur Mosley (MOCB student) for a rotation in our lab
- Many congratulations to Katie Reding for being awarded the Charles Reichelderfer Memorial Mentorship Award, given in recognition of graduate students who have fostered the careers of other trainees in the lab through hands-on mantorhsip. Well deserved Katie with much appreciation all your mentees!
- A bittersweet farewell to Tricia Graham who is starting an early retirement. Thank you Tricia for all the great contributions to our lab group!
- Congratulations to Katie Reding for the well-deserved Graduate School’s Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award
- Congratulations to Alys Jarvela and Judy Wexler, former Pick lab postdocs, on the publication of their opinion piece in Development, Genes and Evolution
- Check out our most recent paper, just accepted for Developmental Biology on the dispensability of the ftz upstream element
- Katie will present a talk on the genetic tools she has developed for Oncopeltus on Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the 1:30 session at ESA on "Tools for Transgenics and Genome Editing in Emerging Models for Insect Functional Genomics"
- Congrats to Ximena Gutierrez Ramos for honorable mention in the Postdoctoral Research Symposium Poster Competition for her poster, “The Pax genes of Vanessa cardui, the painted lady butterfly. "
- We are excited to welcome Muhammad Salim Hakeemi (Salim) to our lab!
- We wish Ebony all the best for the start of her Ph.D. program at the University of California, San Diego!
- Congratulations to Ebony Argaez on earning her M.S. from our department on her work on RNAi in Oncopeltus
- Good luck to Matthew Fischer who is leaving us to start postdoctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania
- We welcome Kristen Au to our lab! Kristen is a first year graduate student in the MOCB program.
- Judy Wexler's paper was just published online in Developmental Biology
- Our Oncopeltus vermillion paper is published in Scientific Reports online. Please let us know if you would like our mutants.
- Congratulations to Matthew Fischer for the successful defense of his Ph.D. Thesis!