We have exciting news that our lab has acquired a new spinning disk confocal system! It's the X-light V3 spinning disk confocal unit, complete with two Prime95 25MM cameras, enabling fast real-time imaging with multiple channels. This advanced system will undoubtedly enhance our research capabilities (07/20/2023).

We had a lab lunch to celebrate Taylor's birthday, Steven's joining our team, and Wei-Wen's visit and to enjoy Chinese rice noodle. (06/30/2023)

Laxmi gave a talk at the 2023 Florida Worm Meeting in FIT. Good job!

Heetanshi and Hafsa published first-author papers. This is the first paper where undergraduate students served as the first authors. Congratulations!!!

Steven has recently joined our lab as a dedicated and enthusiastic graduate student! We're thrilled to welcome Steven!!! (06/2023)

Lab lunch, May 2023, Ezgi is ready for a big move after graduation.

04/01//2023 Our lab is awarded NIA/NIH R01 funding to investigate the regulation of mitochondria in the nervous system

02/28/2023 Ezgi and Taylor presented their findings at the COM research day. 

Han Gil received a College of Medicine University Scholar for the 2021-2022. Congratulations!!!

Taylor's new papers during her doctoral training were published. Congratulations!

09/07/2020 Our lab is awarded NIA R56 funding to investigate the role of mitochondria in injured neurons.

The College of Medicine Celebration of Research Poster Event was held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the O’Connell Center. 

Laxmi and Shay presented 

06/24/2019 Our lab moved to the new location MG-48. 

Our team!!! Thanks Anuksha!


We have a new spinning disk confocal microscope.  

03/13/2019  Our lab is awarded the Pepper Junior Scholar.

1/07/2019 Marian, Anuksha and Kihyun join our lab. 

11/06/2018 Shayla Curry joined our lab as a lab manager.  


We have a new stereo-compound fluorescence microscope with X-cite 120 LED Booster. 

This microscope transitions between macro and micro objectives.


Getting closer to opening our new lab!!!  

Augusta 3rd, 2018

Our new website is open.