Gunner et al., is out now in Nature Neuroscience June 17, 2019!

DOI: 10.1038/s41593-019-0419-y.

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Congratulations to Georgia Gunner for being selected by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences program as the outstanding mid-thesis research awardee for 2019! Well deserved! - May 2019


The following paper is in press with Nature Neuroscience. Congrats to Georgia and everyone involved!

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Sensory lesioning induces microglial synapse elimination via ADAM10 and fractalkine signaling

Authors: Georgia Gunner, Lucas Cheadle#, Kasey M. Johnson#, Pinar Ayata, Ana Badimon, Erica Mondo, M. Aurel Nagy, Liwang Liu, Shane M. Bemiller, Ki-Wook Kim, Sergio A. Lira, Bruce T. Lamb, Andrew R. Tapper, Richard M. Ransohoff, Michael E.  Greenberg, Anne Schaefer and Dorothy P. Schafer*


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Anya Song has joined the lab as the newest graduate student - Welcome!

- April 2019


Yankee Swap at annual Schafer Lab holiday party - December 2018

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We welcome new postdoc Travis Faust to the lab!

- November 2018

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Schafer Lab goes on their annual Fall apple picking adventure! - October 2018

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Congrats to graduate student Georgia Gunner who was recognized for successfully completing her qualifying exams earlier this year!

- September 2018


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Graduate student Erica Mondo was awarded the NIH/NRSA T32 innate immunity training grant for the second year in a row.  Congrats Erica!

                  - August 2018


Schafer Lab takes a trip to Six Flags New England - June 2018


We say goodbye to Anoushka and welcome to Shannon who is starting as a new research technician - June 2018

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Congrats to Georgia Gunner on passing her qualifying exam! - April 2018

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We welcome Jonathan Jung as a new research technician to the lab! February 2018


Congrats to Dr. Schafer and her family on the birth of their beautiful baby girl!

Welcome Avery!

Welcome Avery!

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Liam is excited to be a big brother!


The Schafer lab celebrates the holidays with a Yankee Swap and some bowling (accompanied by the Byrne lab)! - December 2017


The Schafer lab goes apple picking! - October 2017




We welcome Amanda Kautzman as a new postdoc in the lab! - October 2017

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MD/PhD student Philip Feinberg was awarded the predoctoral clinical and translational sciences training grant.  Congrats Philip! - October 2017


Recipient of Adelson Medical Research Foundation Funding - October 2017

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Graduate student Erica Mondo was awarded the T32 innate immunity training grant.  Congrats Erica! - September 2017


Graduate students Erica Mondo and Philip Feinberg are recognized for successfully completing qualifying exams earlier this year! Congrats to both Erica and Philip! - September 2017

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Recipient of R21 from NIMH - September 2017

 

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Recipient of RO1 - July 2017