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8/12/2020: Eric receives a Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA/R35) from the NIGMS to investigate mechanisms of monomer-driven actin dynamics.
 
 
7/1/2020: Kristen Skruber wins the gold medal in the Medical Guild Research Competition. Congratulations Kristen on this amazing accomplishment!
 
 
5/28/2020: Our paper on how PFN1 controls the assembly, competition, and collaboration of Arp2/3 and Mena/VASP actin networks is now online at Current Biology. Congrats Kristen and co-authors!
 
 
3/27/2020: Zach Osking, the very first Vitriol lab graduate student, successfully defends his Ph.D. Congrats Dr. Osking!
 
 
3/27/2020: The Vitriol lab is moving to the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease. Eric will also become a full CTRND member.
 
 
2/14/2020: The Vitriol lab is headed to the 2020 meeting of the Biophysical Society. Come see Kristen Skruber co-chair the platform on Microtubules, Actin, Dynamics, and Associated Proteins on Sunday 2/16 at 4PM. She gives a talk in that platform at 5PM.
 
 
11/20/2019: Our latest work on how PFN1 controls the assembly, architecture, and homeostasis of actin networks is now available as a pre-print on bioRxiv:
 
 
11/11/2019: Eric will be giving a talk in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at UF on 11/13 at 4PM.
 
 
10/22/2019: Eric will be talking about his scientific journey in the Science for Life Research Course on 10/24. This is a lecture series designed to inspire undergraduates to pursue research opportunities.
 
 
10/11/2019: Awesome write-up of the Florida Translational Cell Biology Symposium co-organized by Kristen Skruber on the ASCB blog.
 
 
2/5/2019: Three-peat! Kristen Skruber and colleagues renew their grant from ASCB to put on the Florida Translational Cell Biology Symposium at UF for a third time. The keynote speaker will be Samara Reck-Peterson (HHMI/UCSD).
 
 
12/22/2018: Our paper on how ALS-linked SOD1 mutants enhance regenerative properties of adult motor neurons has been published at iScience. Congratualtions to Zach, Tracy-Ann, and all other supporting authors!
 
 
12/1/2018: The Vitriol lab is heading to the ASCB/EMBO 2018 meeting. Zach will be presenting a talk in the Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration microsymposium and a poster on 12/9, Kristen will be presenting a poster on 12/11.
 
 
11/10/2018: Congratulations to Kristen Skruber for winning a travel award from the American Society for Cell Biology to attend the 2018 ASCB/EMBO meeting!
 
 
11/1/2018: The Vitriol lab is heading to the Society for Neuroscience 2018 meeting. Zach will be presenting a poster.
 
 
6/15/2018: Eric receives a Starter Grant from The ALS Association!
 
 
4/23/2018: Our new paper on how ALS-linked SOD1 mutants enhance regenerative properties of adult motor neurons is available as a preprint on bioRxiv.
 
 
2/28/2018: Eric gives a seminar to the Cell and Developmental Biology Department at SUNY Upstate Medical College.
 
 
2/5/2018: Kristen Skruber lead the effort that successfully renewed the Early Career Meeting Grant from ASCB to put on the…(read more)
 
 
1/15/2018: New Vitriol lab review “Reconsidering an active role for G-actin in cytoskeletal regulation” out in Journal of Cell Science.
 
 
1/2/2018: Vitriol lab attends the ASCB/EMBO meeting in Philadelphia. Zach and Kristen will be presenting posters.
 
 
10/30/2017: Zach Osking wins $500 travel award to present his poster “Enhanced Neurite Outgrowth and Regeneration in…(read more)
 
 
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