Peter Todd Lab Michigan

Our Mission:

1)Understand how nucleotide repeat expansions cause human disease.

2)Understand how RNA biology and translational control contribute to neuronal plasticity and dysfunction.

3)Develop therapeutics aimed at treating repeat expansion disorders

4) Support the growth of future scientific leaders while having fun doing cutting-edge research.

2018 Todd lab news:

Former Todd lab member Mike Kearse accepted a Faculty position at OSU. Congratulations, Mike!

Lulu completed her Master's work- starts at UM CMB PhD program in the fall!

Becky was selected as a speaker at Unstable Microsatellites in Human Disease meeting in Capri

Jill and Geena's manuscript posted on BioRxiv

Caitlin Rodriguez is a Doctor! Congratulations!

Lulu Completed her Master's Degree- Congratulations!

Becky's review on FXTAS came out

2017 Todd Lab news:

Katelyn, Becky and Mike's paper got accepted at Nature Communications

Shannon Wright passed her Neuroscience Grad Prelims

Former Todd Lab member Michael Kearse got a K99/R00 grant

Geena Skariah became a FRAXA post-doctoral Fellow

Jill took a Full-time Instructor position in UM MCDB

Lab was awarded a Packard Foundation grant for work on C9orf72

Caitlin was selected as a speaker at EMBO Translational Control

Peter gave the Keynote Lecture at the Fragile X Premutation meeting in Israel

Peter won the Dean's award in Medical Research

Caitlin won NGP Student innovator award for her great science

Kallisse got a Summer UROP grant and her poster won an award

Fang and Sam (with Chantal Sellier and Nicolas Charlet) Published a paper in Neuron