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

April 2022

We are excited to announce that Dr. Weiss has been awarded a Pilot and Feasibility Grant from CDG CARE and the Frontiers in Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Consortium (FCDGC) to find novel treatments for MHE!

April 2022

Huge congratulations to Young DAWGS mentee, Haruki Takeuchi, for being selected as an incoming UGA CURO Honors Scholar, the university’s top undergraduate research scholarship!

April 2022

We are very proud of Emily and Akshar for their excellent presentations at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC) in San Diego, CA!

March 2022

Congratulations to Rachel for winning the UGA CURO Best Paper Award for her work on the transcriptional regulation of heparan sulfate! Way to go!!

March 2022

Congratulations to Amrita, Neil, and Eli for their review article Spatiotemporal Diversity and Regulation of Glycosaminoglycans in Cell Homeostasis and Human Disease published in American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology!

March 2022

Dr. Weiss and Dr. Amrita Basu were invited as guest editors for a Methods Collection in the Journal of Visual Experiments!

March 2022

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Amrita Basu for getting featured in the UGA International Scholar Spotlight Series!

March 2022

Huge congratulations to our very own Haruki Takeuchi (UGA Young Dawgs) for getting a perfect score on his SATs!! Way to go!

January 2022

Welcome to our newest ILS PhD Students, Jack Moore and Xiaolin Dong! We are very excited to have you join the Weiss Lab!

December 2021

Congrats to PhD student, Neil Patel, for being awarded a T32 Glycoscience Training Grant for 2022-2023!

December 2021

Very excited to host the very first Weiss Lab Holiday Party! Thank you all for attending and joining in on the inaugural White Elephant Gift Exchange!

December 2021

Congrats to our very own, Akshar Patel, who was featured in the UGA Honors Alumni Magazine for his research on exploring novel treatments for Multiple Hereditary Exostoses!

December 2021

Congratulations to UGA Young Dawgs high school student, Haruki Takeuchi, for winning 1st place in the 2021 UGA Young Dawgs Presentation Competition! He presented his work on finding novel drug candidates for Multiple Hereditary Exostoses. We are proud of you Haruki!

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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