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Professor Sakaguchi to offer LAS Frontiers of the Discipline course during spring 2015 semester: LAS 103D (Section 1) Stem Cells and Cellular Engineering: Implications for Science and Society.
Save the date: ISU Neuroscience Research Day, Sat., Sept. 19, 2015.
Congratulations to Anup, Svitlana, Emma, Mustafa for the acceptance of their paper entitled "Oriented growth and transdifferentiation of mesenchymal stem cells towards a Schwann cell fate on micropatterned substrates" in Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering.
Professor Sakaguchi named ISU McNair Program Faculty Mentor of the Year
D. Lincow presents at 12th Annual McNair Research Symposium
Morgan Bobb receives ISU- Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award, Stewart Research Grant, University Honors Program Research Grant University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine- Dean's Scholarship
Congratulations to Debbie Lincow, graduating senior: receives Student Success Story Award from the Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Grad student Anup Sharma: initiated into Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society
Undergrad, Jeane Robles inducted into ISU Honors Program and Cardinal Key Society and is the recipient of: Helen Jensen Howe Science Scholarship for Women, Dorris M. Ehret Tendall Scholarship, and the William R Bliss Scholarship for Premed
Morgan Bobb, undergraduate in the Sakaguchi Lab, was selected to present a research poster at Research in the Capital.
First-year students, Alex Coffman, Kaelee Plante and Paul Veach are co-recipients of a First-Year Honors Mentor Program Grant towards their project, “Characterization of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell growth on biodegrable polyfilms used to facilitate peripheral nerve regeneration.” Congratulations!!!
ISU Neuroscience Research Day - Sept. 20, 2014
Morgan Bobb (undergraduate majoring in Genetics) recevies 1st Place Award for Best Talk.
Summer 2014 poster presentations by: Adelaide Rohrsson (Young Engineers and Scientists (YES) Program), Morgan Bobb (Ames Laboratory SULI Program) and Paul Faronbi (LSAMP IINSPIRE Program Summer Internship).
Anup Sharma, graduate student in the Sakaguchi and Mallapragada lab's, is a recipient of the David Gladson Scholarship awarded by GDCB in Spring 2014. This endowed scholarship supports studies that are potentially applicable to cures for existing neurological disorders.
Veterinary student, Metzere Bierlein joins the Sakaguchi Lab as a Summer Scholars Research Intern through the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.
Professor Sakaguchi selected as College of Liberal Arts and Sciences spring 2014 graduation convocation speaker.
Sakaguchi Lab seniors, Emma Petersen and David Nai, graduate during spring commencement ceremony.
Honors Program students (Graduating Senior: David Nai; First Year Honors Program: Emma Schmitz and Lauren Benzing) present at Spring Poster Symposium
Molecular Devices is proud to partner with Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE): WE HAVE A WINNER! Congratulations to the Sakaguchi Lab at Iowa State University. Title: High throughput characterization of adult stem cells engineered for delivery of therapeutic factors for neuroprotective strategies.
Debbie Lincow, undergraduate researcher, receives First Generation Scholarship.
Debbie Lincow, undergraduate researcher in the Sakaguchi Lab, receives the "Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award" during the 2014 Student Leadership Awards Ceremony, Sunday, April 13.
Ekundayo Platt, Toxicology Program graduate student, in Greenlee and Sakaguchi Labs presented a poster (Microglia Pathology and Interaction with Alpha-Synuclein in the Retina) during the April 4, 2014 Graduate And Professional Student Research Conference.
David Nai, Honors student in Sakaguchi lab, is receipient of Honors Program Grant and Stewart Research Award grant (2014).
Debbie Lincow, undergraduate researcher, receives Johnny and Terry Pickett Student Enrichment Fund award and Osher Scholars award for spring 2014 semester.
Emma Schmitz and Lauren Benzing are co-recipients of a First-Year Honors Mentor Program Grant towards their project, “Investigating peripheral nerve regeneration using adult stem cells in biodegradable conduits.”
Morgan Bobb, undergraduate researcher in Sakaguchi lab receives summer 2014 internship through ISU Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI).
Debbie Lincow, undergraduate research trainee in Sakaguchi lab is accepted into the ISU McNair Scholars Program.
ISU Neuroscience Research Day - Sept. 20, 2013
Emma Petersen recevies 1st Place Award for Best Poster Presentation.
Sakaguchi Lab members (Anup Sharma, Debbie Lincow, Emma Petersen and Melih Dagdeviren) present posters at the 2013 Annual Neuroscience Research Day.
Eun-Ah Ye sucessfully defended her Ph.D. thesis (August 2013) - Congratulations Eun-Ah!!
Melih Dagdeviren (graduate student with Prof. Dr. N.Ülkü Karabay Yavasoglu at
Ege University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology in Izmir, Turkey), recipient of a one year Turkish Higher Education Council Scholarship, join's the Sakaguchi Lab for the upcoming year.
Eun-Ah Ye, graduate student in Sakaguchi lab, is once again a recipient of the David Gladson Scholarship awarded by GDCB in Spring 2013. This endowed scholarship was established in memory of David Gladson, and it supports studies that are potentially applicable to cures for existing neurological disorders.
Undergrads in Sakaguchi Lab receive awards during Annual GDCB Spring Recognition ceremony:
Danielle Penke, Biology Sophomore Success Scholarship.
Pratish Adhikari, Highest Freshman GPA - Sui Tong Chan Fung Fund for the Promotion of Study and Research in Genetics Scholarship.
Pavel Brodskiy, Honors student, is receipient of Honors Program Grant and Stewart Research Award grant (2013).
Undergrads from the Sakaguchi Lab (Debbie Lincow and Emma Petersen) to present talks at the 2013 Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression.
Emma Petersen, undergraduate in Sakaguchi lab receives summer 2013 internship through Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI).
Emma Petersen, undergraduate in the Sakaguchi Lab, was selected to present a research poster at Research in the Capital.
Sakaguchi Lab members (Anup Sharma, Eun-Ah Ye, Debbie Lincow) present posters at the 2012 Annual Neuroscience Research Day.
New summer (2012) interns join the Sakaguchi Lab: Heather Brand (Dordt College, IA), Philip Kock (Walla Walla Community College, WA), Leticiah Chepkwony (Marshalltown Community College, IA), Debbie Lincow (Santa Monica College, CA).
Eun-Ah Ye, graduate student in Sakaguchi lab, is the first recipient of the David Gladson Scholarship awarded by GDCB in Spring 2012
Undergraduate from Sakaguchi lab receive summer 2012 internship: Pavel Brodskiy, NSF-REU at Univ. of Conn.
Jakob Hummel and Jennifer Freeland, undergraduate research trainees receive Freshman Honors Program mini-grant.
Professors Sakaguchi and Palic led a group of ISU students on a Caribbean marine biology field trip to the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences over spring break 2012.
Professor Sakaguchi, recipient of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award
Professor Sakaguchi to offer course on Stem Cells: Science and Society
Professor Sakaguchi is a visiting instructor at the Biennial International Neuroscience Graduate Summer School (VI. EGE BINGSS)
Psychoneuro-endocrinology: Importance in Brain Function and Behavior.
Undergraduates in Sakaguchi lab receive summer 2011 internships: Pavel Brodskiy: Ames Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI); Senyo Whyte: University of Iowa; Michael Khan: University of Georgia.
Jisun Oh, graduate student in Sakaguchi lab, recieves GDCB Travel Fellowship
Eun-Ah Ye, graduate student in Sakaguchi lab, receives Sui Tong Chang Fung Travel Award
Gaby Daniels presents at Honors Program Symposium
Pavel Brodskiy, undergrad in Sakaguchi lab, selected for prestigious Science and Energy Research Challenge at the Argonne National Laboratory (fall 2010). Brodskiy also to present at Research in the Iowa Capital and 2011 Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression.
Claire Vreizen and Athena Carroll,undergraduate research trainees receive Freshman Honors Program mini-grant.