Congratulations Apoorva, Enoch, Sarah, Nikola, Amin, Solomon, Tyler, and Romeria! We will miss you all and hope you come back to visit whenever you can! Remember to continue working hard as you enter the real world with your college degree. Our lab wishes the absolute best to our graduates as they celebrate their graduation viaContinue reading “Online Graduation: Spring 2020”
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As an opportunity to network and become prepared for a career post-graduation, members in the lab, many of which are concurrently in the RISE, MARC, or RUMBA program, attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) to learn more about current scientific research, scientists, leaders, and more. This conference is a great opportunityContinue reading “Conferences”
Zoom Team Lab Meetings, because despite not being able to be together during this pandemic, we can still work as a team via Zoom & Slack! Team Wilkinson laboratory members, we pride ourselves on our ability to bond and become friends both professionally in the lab, and as modern day college students outside the laboratory.Continue reading “Team Wilkinson”
Lab Member Highlights
Master’s student Apoorva Karekal’s presentation on the Development of an Optogenetic Method to Stimulate Gamma Motor Neurons in vitro. As a team leader for the Optogenetic Team in the Wilkinson Lab, as well as a key laboratory organizer, Apoorva provides great progression in the development of laboratory experiment conduct and analysis of data. Apoorva isContinue reading “Lab Member Highlights”
Wilkinson Lab Contributed to Identifying the Mechanosensitive Channel in Muscle Proprioceptors.
The long sought mechanically sensitive ion channel that confers stretch sensitivity to muscle proprioceptors was identified as Piezo2. The Wilkinson lab confirmed that no stretch sensitive activity could be recorded from muscles lacking Piezo2. This study was recently chosen as the cover article in Nature Neuroscience.
SJSU MARC Program & the Wilkinson Lab visited by Congressman Mike Honda
Joy and Nina explaining neurophysiology http://blogs.sjsu.edu/today/2013/sequester-hits-sjsu/ http://blogs.sjsu.edu/today/2013/nbc-bay-area-congressman-visits-sjsu-to-see-impact-of-sequestration-cuts/