Congratulations to Kevin Byrd for winning yet another award. This time it’s the James T. Mellonig Regeneration Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology. $10,000 cash money for his pioneering oral stem cell research recently published in Cell Stem Cell !
Disruption of the nectin-afadin complex recapitulates features of the human cleft lip/palate syndrome CLPED1 Congratulations to Kendall and his three “generations” of amazing undergraduate assistants (Danielle Spitzer, Abby Bergman and Jessica Wu), whose paper was just published in Development. It will be featured later this year in a special issue on The Origins and Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders. This paper leverages high-throughput lentiviral-generated transgenic mi
Former standout Williams lab undergrad Abby Bergman has realized her life-long dream of studying placental biology by joining Julie Baker’s lab. Abby will be studying the role of endogenous retroviruses in signaling at the placenta maternal-fetal interface. Abby’s time in the Williams lab featured two publications, and numerous awards, including becoming the second Williams lab member to win the coveted Brantley award for Excellence in Research in Molecular, Cell and Developm
Congratulations Kendall on starting a post-doc with Xiling Shen. Kendall will be working on projects related to both epidermal differentiation and intestinal development. He looks forward to combining our in utero lentiviral delivery technique (aka, LUGGIGE, or Lentiviral-Ultrasound-Guided Gene Inactivation/Gene Expression) with Xiling’s “embryo window”. Kendall leaves a legacy of three first-authored and four co-authored papers, an NIDCR F31, and countless kimwipe cartoons i