Joel Neilson Lab

Lab News


Laboratory News 2016-Present


Feb. 22, 2019: The boss delivered his own daughter in his wife’s car this morning. Welcome to the world, Aliénor!

Feb. 21, 2019: Shebna won both a travel award and a poster award at the Gordon Conference! She’s unstoppable!

Feb. 1, 2019: Grant’s paper has been accepted to Life Science Alliance! Not a bad nine days for him!

Jan. 23, 2019: Grant successfully defended his thesis! Way to go, Grant!

Oct. 19, 2018: I’m beginning to think that Arindam and Pal are Batman and Robin. Another paper! Great job, guys!

Oct. 18, 2018 For Pete’s sake, Bregman. You never do that in any case, but definitely not in baseball. That’s what you get. Every time.

Oct. 11, 2018 Luke’s review on Chronic Stress Granules was accepted! Great job, Luke!!

Aug. 20, 2018 Luke’s manuscript on Chronic Stress Granules was accepted at the Journal of Cell Science!

Aug. 14, 2018 Shebna won the Claude W. Smith award for best defense of her Qualifying Exam Proposal! And as a reminder, she did it in spite of the Boss getting yellow-carded during the process! Way to go, Shebna!

Jul. 7, 2018 Arindam got straight up mobbed at his poster at the GRC in Sunday River. That was nice.

Jun. 28, 2018 Amber passed her Qual!

Jun, 3, 2018 Corbin “Multipass” McElrath has joined the laboratory for the SMART program! Welcome Corbin!

Jun. 1, 2018 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. The boss: “My baseball coach used to tell me that I never looked pretty but I always got the job done.” A W is a W, as they say.

Apr. 12, 2018 Lab SMART Alumna Blair Stewig was just named a Fulbright Scholar and will pursue her studies at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland! Congratulations, Blair! Go make us look good!

Feb. 3, 2018 Grant got third place in the graduate student oral talks competition at the MPB retreat (and did it without IF data)! Way to go Grant!

Feb. 2, 2018 Voke won first place in the postdoctoral poster competition at the MPB retreat! Way to go, Voke!!

Nov. 17, 2017 Bye, Ken.

Nov. 9, 2017 The Boss had jury duty today. You know you’re getting old when the judge looks like he is twelve.

Nov. 1, 2017 Congratulations Astros! And you’re welcome! (the Boss lived in Seattle ’92-‘97, SF Bay Area ‘97-’04, Boston ’04-’09, and Texas ’09-’18. Just sayin’. . .) There’s only so much one can do with the Mariners, but if you guys want me to come back up there and try again, just let me know.

Sep. 22, 2017 Blair was selected to present her work done here onstage at ABRCMS! Way to go Blair! Make us look good!

Sep. 14, 2017 Shebna passed her qual with flying colors! And this in spite of the Boss getting yellow-carded halfway through! Way to go Shebna!

Aug. 26, 2017 The Boss’s email inbox just BLEW UP following Arindam’s presentation at CSHL. Sounds like he KILLED it!

Jun. 26, 2017 Guess who’s back? Back again? Natee’s back! Tell a friend. Guess who’s back, guess who’s back, guess who’s back, guess who’s back. . .nu NUH nuh

Jun. 7, 2017 Grant has successfully competed for a slot on the Hematology T32! Way to go!

Jun. 1, 2017 Shebna Cheema, Amber Christenson, and Clara Ribadeneyra ALL chose to pursue their thesis research in the Neilson Lab! Welcome on board!

May 31, 2017 Blair Stewig is joining the lab for the SMART program! Welcome!

Apr. 18, 2017 Natee is a co-author on Kendal Hirschi’s new paper! He’s productive even when he is in Thailand!

Mar. 8, 2017 Daniel Ratzlaff got into med school! Way to go Daniel!

Jan. 1, 2017 Grant is the proud new father of a beautiful baby girl! Welcome to the world, Pandora! Congratulations, Grant and Lori!

Dec. 9, 2016 Arindam is co-author on Marco Sardiello’s recently accepted Nature Communications paper!

Oct. 31, 2016 The lab was awarded a pilot grant from the Mrs. Clifford Elder White Graham Endowed Research Fund! Voke is on a hot streak!

Oct. 15, 2016 The Physiology Kickball team once again won BCM’s annual Tournament! That’s 3 for 3! Way to go, Oddballs!

Oct. 6, 2016 Voke successfully competed for a position on the Cardiovascular Training Grant! Way to go, Voke!

Sep. 22, 2016 Arindam’s second lead-author manuscript from the lab was just accepted at Nature Communications! Congratulations, Arindam!

Sep. 17, 2016 Natee is also co-author on something even better! Welcome to the world, Hidenori!

Sep. 15, 2016 Natee is a co-author on Christine Beeton’s manuscript accepted today at Cell Death & Disease! Good job, Natee!

Sep. 1, 2016 Luke Reineke has joined the lab. Welcome!

Jul. 5, 2016 Emuejevoke “Voke” Olopka has joined the lab. Welcome!

Jul. 1, 2016 Arindam is a co-author on Gianpietro Dotti’s recently published JCI paper! Way to go!

May 31, 2016 Joey successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! Way to go, Joey!

May 31, 2016 Daniel Ratzlaff is working in the lab as part of the SMART program. Welcome! Also, Julia Chernis has come back to the lab for more summer research. Welcome back!

Apr. 1, 2016 Welcome to the world, Wan! Congratulations, Guojun!

Apr. 15, 2016 Joey is a co-author on Alex Moreira’s paper that went online today in the European Journal of Immunology! Great job!

Mar. 10, 2016 Arindam is co-author on George Rodney’s paper published online today in Scientific Reports!

Feb. 15, 2016 Julia got into medical school! Way to go, Chernis!

Feb. 7, 2016 Grant Bertolet has joined the lab. Welcome!

Feb. 5, 2016 Shebna was accepted into the Graduate Program in Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences here at BCM! Way to go, Shebna!

Jan. 1, 2016 Guojun Lu has joined the lab. Welcome!

Back to topback-to-top