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Nord Lab at Molecular Psychiatry 2019

Multiple lab members will be presenting research at the annual Molecular Psychiatry conference, this year in San Francisco from October 17-19. Learn about our work with the role of regulatory DNA in disease (Jason and Tracy), mechanistic insights of Dlx regulation (Rinaldo), Chd8 mutations (Cesar), and maternal immune activation (Alex and Karol). For more info, click here.

Graduate student Linda Su-Feher abstract selected for talk at the Society for Neuroscience meeting

Graduate student Linda Su-Feher’s abstract was selected for a talk at the nanosymposium “Genomic Engineering Using Enhancers or CRISPR” at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting in Chicago. She will present our work on developing a functional enhancer assay to test DNA sequences for enhancer activity in vivo in mouse brain. Meet with Linda and other members of the Nord lab at SfN.

Congratulations to all the undergrad researchers who presented their work at the 2019 UC Davis URC

Six members of our lab were among the 702 undergraduate researchers in all academic fields who presented their research, scholarship and creative activities on April 26th and 27th. Our wonderful team members excelled in the first day presenting posters of their research on Scn1a and Chd8 mutants. Congratulations to Diana Quintero and Samrawit Agezew who presented posters of their work on Scn1a mutant mice, and also to Hafsa Mir and Ellie Kreun who presented posters on their Chd8 relevant projects. Paris Beauregard also shined the last day in front of a big and broad audience presenting her initial findings on the role of Chd8 in adult neurogenesis. Go Nord lab Undergrads!

Nord Lab at SfN 2018

Lots of Nord lab posters at SfN this year, which was in San Diego from November 3rd to 7th. Posters covered our latest work on traumatic brain injury (Iva Zdilar), maternal immune activation (Cesar Canales), Dlx transcription factors (Rinaldo Catta-Preta), embryonic basal ganglia regulatory networks (Linda Su-Feher), Scn1a mutations (Alex Nord), in-utero electroporation of CACNA1C (Jess Haigh), and Chd8 mutations (Ayanna Wade with guest presenter, Mihailo, born in September).

Nord Lab at ASHG 2018

Postdoctoral scholars Cesar Canales and Jess Haigh represented the Nord lab at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in San Diego, CA, where they presented posters and enjoyed good food.

Northern California Computational Biology Symposium

Rinaldo Catta-Preta was one of the organizers of the 3rd Northern California Computational Biology Symposium 2018, held on Oct 6, 2018 at the Genentech Hall at UCSF. Students from five UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Merced, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco), plus Stanford University, produced a one-day symposium including student talks, a poster session, an industry discussion panel, and networking opportunities encompassing all fields related to computational biology. The event had the participation of over 100 graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs and faculty members, and was an overall success!

CSHL: Biology of Genomes 2018

Graduate student Ayanna Wade and Postdoc Jason Lambert represented the Nord lab by presenting posters at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s annual Biology of Genomes meeting held May 8th-12th in Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Jacqueline Crawley, Ph.D., David Segal, Ph.D., Karen Jones, Ph.D., Alex Nord, Ph.D., David Amaral, Ph.D., Randi Hagerman, M.D. met to discuss the promises and pitfalls of translational animal models in neurodevelopment at the UC Davis MIND Institue’s Research Seminar Series in Sacramento, CA. Watch their presentations followed by a Q & A session with the audience below.



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