The Creton Laboratory

The laboratory of Dr. Robbert Creton
Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Brown University
Sidney Frank Hall for Life Sciences, Room 106
185 Meeting Street
Providence, RI 02912

Phone (Lab): 401-863-6512

Research in the Creton laboratory is focused on brain development and behavior, using zebrafish as a model system. The studies aim to provide a better understanding of basic biological mechanisms and to contribute to the prevention and treatment of various human disorders, including visual impairment, developmental brain disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.  

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Current Lab Members:

Robbert Creton (PI), Email: [email protected]
Sara Tucker Edmister (Research Assistant), Email: [email protected]
Rahma Ibrahim (Undergraduate Student), Email:  [email protected]








Prior Lab Members:

Danielle Bestoso (Research Assistant), Email: [email protected]
Bobby Thorn (Graduate Student), Email: [email protected]
Emily Passarelli (Undergraduate Student), Email: [email protected]
Holly Richendrfer (Postdoc), Email: [email protected]
Hae Jin Kang (Visiting Graduate Student), Email: [email protected]
Emily Regier (Undergraduate Student), Email:[email protected]

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September 2020: New NIH R01 Award on 'Emerging imaging technologies for automated analyses of calcineurin-dependent brain function'.

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July 2019: Sara Tucker Edmister presented a poster at ZDM12, the 12th meeting of the Zebrafish Disease Models Society, Boston, MA.