Lab News

June 2018, Lab is awarded R01 to study the role of gut bacteria in regulating vitamin A metabolism.

May 2018, Sarah passes her qualifying exam with flying colors!

May 2018 Namrata's and Mayara's are awarded trainee travel award and present short talks at AAI2018, Austin, Texas.

February 2018 Namrata and Shipra are awarded Seed award from Brown University Medical School to study RA-signaling in the intestinal epithelium.

February 2018 Mayara's preview Autophagy: Suicide Prevention Hotline for the Gut Epithelium is published in Cell Host & Microbe. You can access it here.

August 2017 Namrata's talk at FASEB Gastrointestinal Tract XVII: Current Biology of the GI Tract, Mucosa, Microbiota, and Beyond Conference wins the short talk award. Congratulations!

June 2017 Vaishnava lab welcomes two new graduate students to the lab: Kevin Holt (Pathobiology) and Sarah Gordon (MCB)

April 2017 Kellyanne (graduate student)is awarded travel scholarship for Host-Microbe Symbioses Summer School in Oeiras, Portugal from July 8 - 30, 2017. Congratulations!

March 2017 Kelly (undergraduate) is awarded UTRA scholarship to pursue summer research in the Vaishnava Lab. Congratulations!

Feb 2017 Shipra is named Kavli  Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences. Kavli fellows are selected by the advisory board of the Kavli Foundation, members of the National Academy of Sciences and organizers of the Kavli/National Academy of Sciences Frontiers in Science Symposia series. Shipra presented her work at the 2017 Israeli-US Kavli Frontiers in Science Symposium as a part this honor (link).

June 2016 Lab receives one year URI/RIH Cobre Pilot Project Grant

April 2016 Joshua Hackney receives Senior Biology Prize for Academic Excellence. Congratulations Josh!

Feb 2016 Shipra receives the Salomon Award.

Feb 2016 Namrata's preview Alcohol Lowers Your (Intestinal) Inhibitions is published in Cell Host & Microbe. You can access it here

Jan 2016 Shipra's preview The Intestinal Mucus Layer Comes of Age is published in Trends in Immunology. You can access it here.

Oct 2015 Vaishnava Lab welcomes post-doctoral fellow Dr. Namrata Iyer to the lab

Aug 2015 Pathobiology graduate students Kellyanne and Mayara join the Vaishnava Lab!