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The Latest and Greatest in the Weiss Lab at the CCRC…

October 2021

Congratulations to PhD student, Neil Patel, for winning 1st place in the BCMB Mini Symposium Poster Flash Talk Competition! He presented his work on the epigenetic regulation of heparan sulfate biosynthesis. Way to go Neil!

October 2021

Weiss Lab – SPOOKY edition! The Weiss and Urbanowicz labs hosted the inaugural Glycoscience Training Program (GTP) “Pumpkins and Pizza” Party at the CCRC! Amazing turn out and even better pumpkin carving.

September 2021

Congrats to Neil for having his abstract selected to present his work on the “Epigenetic Regulation of Glycosaminoglycans” at the Emory-UGA Joint Cancer Research Summit in October 2021!

August 2021

The Weiss Lab welcomes Integrated Life Sciences graduate students, Hitomi Nakasato and Jack Moore, for rotations in the lab for the Fall 2021 semester!

August 2021

Congratulations to our lab manager/technician, Neil Patel, for his acceptance into the UGA Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD program! Neil becomes the first graduate student in the Weiss Lab!

August 2021

Huge thank you to the Weiss Lab summer research team! Congrats to all for making amazing progress on many exciting projects in the lab.

July 2021

The Weiss Lab welcomes postdoc, Dr. Amrita Basu, to the lab! Amrita will be investigating novel therapeutic targets for disorders of glycosylation.

June 2021

We are thankful to the MHE Research Foundation for awarding Prof. Weiss a grant to investigate novel treatments for Multiple Hereditary Exostoses!

June 2021

New paper published in Nature Chemical Biology! Genome-wide CRISPR screens identify a novel epigenetic regulator of heparan sulfate assembly! LINK

May 2021

The Weiss Lab welcomes Rachel Champagne as the newest undergraduate member of the lab!

May 2021

The Weiss Lab welcomes Akshar Patel as the newest member of the lab ! Akshar was awarded the CURO Assistantship and the Honors Domestic Experiential Learning Scholarship to perform summer research in the lab. Congrats, Akshar!

February 2021

The Weiss Lab welcomes Neil Patel as our first official lab member, research technician, and lab manager!

January 2021

The Weiss Lab has officially opened at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center at the University of Georgia!


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