Year End Celebration
We celebrated our lab's new publications, grants, thesis defenses and qualifier exams this past year.
We are looking forward to the upcoming exciting new year!
Deneen lab had a paintball match with our long-lasting collaborator Arenkiel lab.
There was paint everywhere!
Daam2 Driven Degradation of VHL Promotes Gliomagenesis
Wenyi's paper "Daam2 driven degradation of VHL promotes gliomagenesis" was published in eLife!
Wenyi Zhu, Saritha Krishna, Cristina Garcia, Chia-Ching John Lin, Bartley D Mitchell Kenneth L Scott, Carrie A Mohila, Chad J Creighton, Seung-Hee Yoo, Hyun Kyoung Lee, Benjamin Deneen
Elife. 2017 Oct 20;6. pii: e31926. doi: 10.7554/eLife.31926.
Dr. Ben Deneen Recipient of Volunteer Hall of Fame: 2018 Scientific Researcher Award
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society recently selected Dr. Ben Deneen as its Volunteer Hall of Fame: 2018 Scientific Researcher award recipient!
This award honors individuals who have been a leader in the MS movement and whose contributions are impressive and sincerely appreciated. We are proud of you, Ben!
Stacey's Paper Published in Nature Neuroscience
Stacey's paper was published in Nature Neuroscience! Her paper's title is "Glia-specific enhancers and chromatin structure regulate NFIA expression and glioma tumorigenesis."
Stacey M Glasgow, Jeffrey C Carlson, Wenyi Zhu, Lesley S Chaboub, Peng Kang, Hyun Kyoung Lee, Yoanne M Clovis, Brittney E Lozzi, Robert J McEvilly, Michael G Rosenfeld, Chad J Creighton, Soo-Kyung Lee, Carrie A Mohila & Benjamin Deneen
Nat Neurosci. 2017 Nov;20(11):1520-1528. doi: 10.1038/nn.4638
Wenyi Defends Thesis
Wenyi defended her thesis!
Her thesis's title is “Functional Interrogation of Glial Determinants in Glioma.”
John's Paper on Published in Nature Neuroscience
John's paper on astrocyte heterogeneity was published in Nature Neuroscience!
His paper is titled "Identification of diverse astrocyte populations and their malignant analogs."
Chia-Ching John Lin, Kwanha Yu, Asante Hatcher, Teng-Wei Huang, Hyun Kyoung Lee, Jeffrey Carlson, Matthew C Weston, Fengju Chen, Yiqun Zhang, Wenyi Zhu, Carrie A Mohila, Nabil Ahmed, Akash J Patel, Benjamin R Arenkiel, Jeffrey L Noebels, Chad J Creighton & Benjamin Deneen
Nature Neuroscience 20, 396–405 (2017) doi:10.1038/nn.4493
Lesley's Paper Published in Journal of Neuroscience
Lesley's paper was published in the Journal of Neuroscience!
Lesley S. Chaboub, Jeanne M. Manalo, Hyun Kyoung Lee, Stacey M. Glasgow, Fengju Chen, Yoshihiro Kawasaki, Tetsu Akiyama, Chay T. Kuo, Chad J. Creighton, Carrie A. Mohila and Benjamin Deneen
Journal of Neuroscience , 36 (47) 11904-11917; doi: JNEUROSCI.1658-16.2016
Lesley Defends Thesis
Lesley defended her thesis!
Her talk's title was "Probing Gliogenesis:The link between Development and Neurological Disorders."
Great talk, Lesley!
Dr. Ben Deneen Guest on Great Day Houston Show
The Great Day Houston show had a special segment, "Hope For An MS Cure", where Deborah Duncan talked with Wendy Bedortha and Griff Jaggard about living with MS, and our own Benjamin Deneen about recent research in our lab.