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August 19, 2022

Congratulations to Ryan Castro for successfully defending his PhD thesis! Ryan is planning to accept a post-doctoral fellowship in the Tanzi Lab at Harvard. We are so excited to see all that you will accomplish in the coming years!

July 20, 2022

Congratulations to former Valdez Lab post-doctoral researchers Elizabeth Allen and Ryan Massopust for starting scientist positions at Sanofi and AskBio, respectively. We will miss you both!

July 13, 2022

Robert Hastings was selected for a post-doctoral fellowship on the Brown Molecular Biology of Aging T32 Training Grant. Well-deserved, congrats Robert!

June 28, 2022

Emma Suneby, a new PhD student in the Valdez Lab, was selected as Frederic Poole Gorham pre-doctoral fellow for 2022. We are excited to see all you will accomplish during your PhD!

March 17, 2022

Work by Dillon Shapiro and others on changes in Argonaute 2 expression at the neuromuscular junction was recently published in Scientific Reports! Check out the article!

February 3, 2022

Congratulations to lab manager Mikayla Lopes on being accepted into Brown's Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry PhD Graduate Program!

January 20, 2022

Check out our new article in Neurobiology of Disease on the role of KLF15 in ALS here. Congrats to co-first authors Ryan Massopust and Devin Juros!

October 26, 2021

The work by Thomas Taetzsch and others on the role of miR-133b in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) pathogenesis was recently published in the Journal of Physiology. See it here!