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Corson Lab News

March 2017

We welcome Rakshin Kharwadkar as an IBMG rotation student.

January 2017

The lab receives a renewal grant from the Retina Research Foundation.

January 2017

We welcome Bomina Park as an IBMG rotation student.

November 2016

Tim becomes a Member of the Indiana University Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

September 2016

Tim is named a Watanabe Translational Scholar of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

September 2016

We welcome Hannah Whitmore as a visiting PhD student from the University of Surrey, and Sardar Sheik Babu as a new postdoc. 

Lab Sept 2016

September 2016

Congratulations to Christian on winning the Marvella Bayh Memorial Scholarship for his second place finish in the Student Research Program in Academic Medicine oral presentation competition.

August 2016

We welcome Dana Kalagi as a visiting medical student from Alfaisal University

July 2016

Congratulations to Christian on winning the IUSCC Merilyn Hester Scholarship for MD or PhD students who have “demonstrated an interest and potential for conducting pediatric hematology or pediatric oncology research”.

June 2016

We welcome Asmaa Mahoui as an Indianapolis Project SEED/STEM summer student. 

May 2016

Huge congratulations to Halesha and Rania on successfully defending their PhD dissertations - our first PhD grads!

Halesha and Rania Graduation

May 2016

Congratulations to Rania on winning the IUSM K.K. Chen Fellowship in Pharmacology and Toxicology, “in recognition of outstanding scholarship, innovative research, and exemplary dedication to the spirit of scientific investigation”.

May 2016

We welcome Trupti Shetty as our new Pharmacology PhD student.

May 2016

Congratulations to Rania for her paper in Scientific Reports.

March 2016

We welcome Will Blakely as an IBMG rotation student.

February 2016

The lab receives an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute.

January 2016

The lab receives a renewal grant from the Retina Research Foundation.

January 2016

We welcome Buyun Tang as an IBMG rotation student.

December 2015

The lab receives a Core Pilot Grant from the Indiana CTSI and a Research to Prevent Blindness Internal Pilot Grant.

October 2015

We welcome Trupti Shetty as an IBMG rotation student.

August 2015

We welcome Christian Briggs as a medical student volunteer, and Khoa Trinh as an IUPUI Life and Health Sciences Intern.

July 2015

Lab group as of summer 2015 (representing five continents!):

Lab Group 2015

June 2015

The lab receives grants from St. Baldrick's Foundation and the Showalter Research Trust.

June 2015

Congratulations to Halesha, Rania, Carlos, and Mehdi for their paper in J Med Chem.

June 2015

Congratulations to Rania and Michael for their paper in J Ocular Pharmacol Ther.

June 2015

We welcome Kamna Gupta as an Indianapolis Project SEED summer student. 

May 2015

We welcome Sameerah Alkhairy to the lab as a Summer Research Program in Academic Medicine student.

May 2015

At ARVO 2015 in Denver, work:

Lab ARVO 2015

...and play:

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April 2015

Congratulations to Andrea, Michael, and Mehdi for their paper in Molecular Vision.

March 2015

The lab receives a grant from the BrightFocus Foundation.

February 2015

Congratulations to Rania and Halesha for receiving ARVO Travel Grants, and also to Rania for receiving both a Paradise Travel Award and an AOPT Travel Award.

January 2015

The lab receives a grant from the Retina Research Foundation.

December 2014

The lab is featured in a video produced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Outrun the Sun.

November 2014

Congratulations to Halesha for winning a poster prize at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Day!

October 2014

Congratulations to Halesha and Rania for their review on antiangiogenic natural products and ocular neovascularization in Experimental Eye Research.

August 2014

Congratulations to Halesha and Rania for their publication in Org Biomol Chem.

July 2014

We welcome Michael O'Hare to the lab as an MBioSci exchange student from the University of Ulster.

April 2014

Congratulations to Halesha for two publications in PLoS ONE this month: understanding the regulation of KIF14 and developing a new antiangiogenic molecule!

April 2014

Congratulations to Andrea for receiving an ARVO/NEI Travel Grant!

April 2014

The lab receives an IUPUI FORCES grant.

January 2014

The lab receives a grant from the Retina Research Foundation.

January 2014

Medical students Andrea Wenzel and Kathleen Kelley join the lab for a Special Elective in Ophthalmology.

November 2013

Rania Sulaiman joins the lab as a PhD student, bringing us into the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

September 2013

The lab receives a grant from the International Retinal Research Foundation.

July 2013

Tim is named an Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Young Investigator in Translational Research (KL2).

June 2013

We welcome three summer students: Vanessa Gehring through Indianapolis Project SEED, Shawnna Williams through the IU Simon Cancer Center/American Cancer Society Future Scientists Program, and Mehdi Shadmand as an IUPUI Life and Health Sciences Intern.

June 2013

The lab receives an American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant and a grant from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust.

May 2013

Andrea wins second place for her poster on retinoblastoma xenograft imaging at the IU Simon Cancer Center Research Day. Congratulations!

March 2013

Tim is part of a collaborative team that identified a new form of retinoblastoma lacking RB1 mutations. See the article in Lancet Oncology, a summary in Medscape News and an interview with Eye on Vision.

March 2013

Tim is named an Alcon Research Institute Young Investigator.

January 2013

The lab receives a grant from the Retina Research Foundation.

December 2012

Tim is named a 2012 Outrun the Sun Melanoma Research Scholar.

November 2012

Future Medicinal Chemistry publishes our invited review on KIF14 as an oncogene in retinoblastoma.

November 2012

The lab receives a grant from the Carl Marshall and Mildred Almen Reeves Foundation.

October 2012

Congratulations to Halesha Basavarajappa on being awarded the The Ausich Graduate Student Research Scholarship from Kemin Health, a two-year salary award.

September 2012

Abdul Khan joins the lab as an IUPUI Life and Health Sciences Intern.

June 2012

We welcome two summer students: Anna Geary through the IUSM Summer Research Program for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Carlos Magana through the IU Simon Cancer Center Summer Research Program.

May 2012

The lab moves into the Glick Eye Institute!

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                                Out of the old...                                                                                           ...and into the new!

May 2012

Check out our IU Blog post describing Ophthalmology resident (and Corson Lab affiliate) Aparna Ramasubramanian's new textbook, "Retinoblastoma". A press release is here.

April 2012

Halesha Basavarajappa chooses our lab, becoming our first PhD student.

March 2012

Purna Krishnamurthy joins us as an IBMG rotation student.

January 2012

Kathryn Verhoeven joins us from Purdue University as the lab's first postdoc and Halesha Basavarajappa joins us as an IBMG rotation student.

August 2011

The lab receives a grant from the International Retinal Research Foundation.

August 2011

Grand opening of the Glick Eye Institute! For pictures, also see this Indianapolis Star photo gallery.

July 2011

The lab receives a Core Pilot Grant from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).

July 2011

Corson Lab July 2011

Sarah Mufti joins the lab as a Summer Student and Aparna Ramasubramanian joins the lab part-time as an Ophthalmology Resident. Left to right: Kamakshi, Aparna, Tim, Sarah, Daniel.

June 2011

The lab receives a Research Support Funds Grant from IUPUI.

June 2011

Daniel Sassoon joins the lab as an MD/PhD Rotation Student.

June 2011

Our new lab space in the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Eye Institute is almost ready for move-in.

May 2011

The lab receives funding from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).

April 2011

Tim is awarded a Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Research Grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.

March 2011

Luke Meador joins the lab as a rotation student.

March 2011

 Tim receives a secondary appointment as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

January 2011

Tim is named an Associate Member of the IU Simon Cancer Center.

January 2011

Kamakshi Sishtla joins the lab.

November 2010         

Ophthalmology faculty tour the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, our lab home-to-be.

November 2010         

Tim sets up our current lab space in the Van Nuys Medical Science Building.

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On Day 1...                                                         ...one month later!


 

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