Lab News Archive

2023

MAY

Frank Addae and Samrawit Alemu join the lab as PhD students!

APRIL

Merryn Fraser joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow!

Ruth Lappalainen joins the lab as a visiting graduate student!

MARCH

Usheer, Sheena, and Manish return from collaborative work at Goa Medical College. Welcome back!

2022

APRIL

Lucas Buyon and Caroline Keroack defend their dissertations. Congrats Drs!

Sheena Dass and Lucas Buyon present at the 8th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research (ICPvR 2022)

MARCH

Caroline Keroack’s work on Babesia is available on BioRxiv

FEBRUARY

Patrice Groomes and Usheer Kanjee’s review on P. falciparum invasion is published in Trends in Parasitology

The lab says farewell to Bénédicte Gnangnon

2021

DECEMBER

The lab says farewell to Estela Shabani!

Cyrianne Ketucha and Rebecca Lee collaborate on work published in Communications Biology

NOVEMBER

Manoj Duraisingh receives ACMCIP’s William Trager Award for Basic Parasitology

OCTOBER

Usheer Kanjee presents a talk and Caroline Keroack, Brendan Elsworth and Kristen Skillman present posters at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting

SEPTEMBER

Bénédicte Gnangnon receives the Runze Huang Community Award

The lab says farewell to Rebecca Lee

AUGUST

Lucas Buyon and Brendan Elsworth publish a review on P. vivax drug resistance in International Journal for Parasitology

JUNE

The lab says goodbye to Arianna Bonilla as she leaves for a position in a start up!

Bénédicte Gnangnon publishes a review in Trends in Parasitology

MARCH

Martha Clark publishes her work on reticulocyte stability in Nature Communications

2020

DECEMBER

Brendan Elsworth publishes a review in Molecular Microbiology

Martha Clark leaves the lab to begin work at a start up company

NOVEMBER

Jacob Tennessen publishes his work in Molecular Biology and Evolution

Manish Kumar and Kristen Skillman publish a review in Molecular Micobiology

Usheer Kanjee presents a virtual talk at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting

OCTOBER

Sheena Dass and Mahmoud Mikdar join the lab as postdoctoral fellows!

SEPTEMBER

Brendan Elsworth presents a talk and Martha Clark, Usheer Kanjee and Aditya Paul present posters at the virtual Molecular Parasitology Meeting

Usheer Kanjee’s work is published in the Journal of Infectious Disease

JULY

Aditya Paul’s paper on PP-1 and egress is published in Nature Communications

JUNE

Marc-Jan Gubbels’ sabbatical work from the lab on Babesia cell division is published

Lab reopens and lab members begin working in shifts

MAY

Manoj presents virtually at the BioMalPar Meeting

Lab retreat takes place on Zoom!

APRIL

Collaborative paper with the Buckee lab is published in PLoS Computational Biology

MARCH

Gabe Rangel’s work is published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

FEBRUARY

Manoj presents at the Molecular Approaches to Malaria conference

Research Assistant Samantha Sack leaves for Peru to teach as a Fulbright scholar

JANUARY

Aditya Paul submits his work to bioRxiv

2019

DECEMBER

Manoj hosts the annual lab white elephant gift exchange

NOVEMBER

Caroline Keroack gives a talk at the ASTMH meeting in Baltimore, MD

OCTOBER

Caroline Keroack is awarded a best talk prize from the Molecular Parasitology Meeting!

SEPTEMBER

Gabe Rangel leaves lab for postdoc in the Llinás lab at Penn State

Caroline Keroack and Brendan Elsworth present their projects at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting at Woods Hole

AUGUST

Thank you to our summer interns!

Anosha leaves the lab to head to Bangalore

JULY

Natasha Archer publishes her work in Blood Advances

Estela Shabani and Martha Clark present posters at the Red Cells Gordon Research Conference

Aditya Paul presents his work at the FASEB Microbial Pathogenesis meeting

JUNE

Manoj, Martha Clark, Usheer Kanjee and Gabe Rangel present at the International conference for Plasmodium vivax research in Paris

MAY

Erik Scully’s work on EJ cells is published in the American Journal of Hematology

Samantha Sack joins the lab as a research assistant

Kristen Skillman welcomes baby Sylvia!

APRIL

Caroline Keroack and Brendan Elsworth speak at the International Babesiosis Meeting

Gabe Rangel defends his dissertation!

MARCH

Martha Clark welcomes baby Robin!

Cyrianne Keutcha joins the lab as a PhD student

FEBRUARY

Patrice Groomes joins the lab as a PhD student

Manoj speaks on malaria cell-cycle regulation at CDRI, Lucknow and IIT-Bombay, Mumbai

JANUARY

Usheer Kanjee contributes to Nature paper on RH5 cryo-em structure

2018

DECEMBER

Elizabeth Egan’s ABCB6 paper was published in Communications Biology

Usheer Kanjee published a review in Current Opinion in Microbiology

Manoj is Keynote Speaker at SCEP symposium

NOVEMBER

Rebecca Lee and Caroline Keroack receive grants from the American Heart Association

Caroline Keroack presents a talk at the New England Association of Parasitologists annual meeting

OCTOBER

Estela Shabani presents a talk at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting

Usheer Kanjee presents a talk at the Boston Area Parasitology Symposium

SEPTEMBER

Aditya Paul and Gabe Rangel present at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting at Woods Hole

Novalia Pishesha joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow

AUGUST

Manish Kumar joins the lab as a postdoctoral research fellow

Jacob Tennessen joins the lab as a research associate

Prof. Marc-Jan Gubbel begins a sabbatical in the lab

JULY

Natasha Archer’s data is published in PNAS

Camila Tenorio Franca joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow

JUNE

Arianna Bonilla joins the lab as a research assistant

Prof. Eun-Taek Han visits the lab from Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Korea

MAY

Fiona Buick visits the lab as a graduate student from Edinburgh

MARCH

Gabe Rangel awarded an NIH supplement

FEBRUARY

Gabe Rangel’s paper is published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Anosha Meyers arrives as a visiting undergraduate from the Netherlands

JANUARY

Brendan Elsworth awarded NHMRC CJ Martin Early Career Fellowship
Usheer Kanjee’s data is published in Science

2017

DECEMBER

Usheer Kanjee awarded ASTMH Centennial Travel Award
Estela Shabani awarded HSPH PDA Travel Award

NOVEMBER

Rebecca Lee joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow