Prof. Sgro and Achini Present at the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

Prof. Allyson Sgro and Dr. Achini Opathalage presented at this year’s ASCB|EMBO meeting in San Diego, California.  Prof. Sgro talked about how oscillations coordinate collective behavior in Dictyostelium as well as presented a poster on student Sam Ghilardi’s work on calcium signaling in wounded microtissues.  Dr. Opathalage presented her work on a pneumatically-actuated system to control microtissue tension.

Sam and Shwan Win Travel Awards and Present at the National ACS Meeting

Sam and Shwan have been awarded ACS Division of Biological Chemistry travel awards and will be presenting at the National ACS Meeting next week here in Boston at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. On Sunday, August 19th, at 6:00 PM, Sam will be presenting a poster on his work quantifying trade-offs in FRET biosensor design (BIOL 63) in Exhibit Hall B2/C. On Thursday, August 23rd, at 8:45 AM, Shwan will be giving a talk on his work developing new yellow-red FRET sensors for cAMP dynamics in Room 153B. Go check out some of our tool development efforts!