6/27/16: Graduate student Vijay Warrier won a Travel Award for the Society for Developmental Biology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA! He will be presenting his poster "Quantitative characterization of collective stem cell migration during olfactory neurogenesis". 5/19/16: Chris Cicinelli was accepted into the Master of Science in Medical Biotechnology program at the University of Illinois 5/16/16: Graduate student Kristin Gallik was accepted to attend the Zebrafish Development and Genetics course at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole! She also received an MBL scholarship and two UIC travel awards for this course and the SDB conference. 4/25/16:Undergraduate student Daniel Koshy was awarded a Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI) Award 4/20/16: Graduate student Kristin Gallik won the prestigious university-wide Provost Deiss Award! She was one of 20 students campus-wide and the only student in Biological Sciences to do so. 4/18/16: Graduate student Kristin Gallik won the Biological Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching! 4/13/16: The Saxena Lab, along with the Prince lab (University of Chicago), received a $250,000 CBC Catalyst Award grant!