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!
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*
Anya Song has joined the lab as the newest graduate student - Welcome!
- April 2019
Yankee Swap at annual Schafer Lab holiday party - December 2018
We welcome new postdoc Travis Faust to the lab!
- November 2018
Schafer Lab goes on their annual Fall apple picking adventure! - October 2018
Congrats to graduate student Georgia Gunner who was recognized for successfully completing her qualifying exams earlier this year!
- September 2018
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
Congrats to Georgia Gunner on passing her qualifying exam! - April 2018
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!
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
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
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
Recipient of R21 from NIMH - September 2017