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EYO AND ANNA PUBLISHED A GREAT PIECE OF PAPER IN SCIENCE JOURNAL TO DEFINE MICROGLIAL-SYNAPSE INTERACTIONS TODAY!

September 14th, 2023

AIDA AND EYO PUBLISHED A REVIEW PAPER ON ASTROCYTES AND MICROGLIA IN THE COORDINATION OF CNS DEVELOPMENT AND HOMEOSTASIS TODAY!

November 21st, 2023

Aida Oryza Lopez-Ortiz and Ukpong B. Eyo published a review paper in J of Neurochemistry (JNC). Congratulations to all!!!

EYO GROUP PUBLISHED A RESEARCH PAPER ON THE EFFECTS OF PLX 3397 ON MICROGLIAL AND PERIPHERAL IMMUNE CELLS TODAY!

October 21st, 2023

Kenneth et al. published a research paper in J Neuroinflammation distinguishing the effects of systemic CSF1R inhibition by PLX3397 on microglia and peripheral immune cells. Congratulations to all!!!

EYO AND ANNA PUBLISHED A GREAT PIECE OF PAPER IN SCIENCE JOURNAL TO DEFINE MICROGLIAL-SYNAPSE INTERACTIONS TODAY!

September 14th, 2023

Ukpong Eyo and Anna Victoria Molofsky published a perspective paper in Science defining microglial-synapse interactions and arguing the brain's microglia have many roles beyond synaptic pruning. Congratulations Eyo and Anna!!!

AIDA WON 2023 BI NEUROSCIENCE PHOTO CONTEST!

September 13rd, 2023

Aida Oryza Lopez was selected as one of the winners of the 2023 BI neuroscinece photo contest (see gallery for the winning picture). Congratulations Aida!!!

JOE AND AIDA RECEIVED SfN TRAINEE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD!

August 29th, 2023

Joseph O. Uweru and Aida Oryza Lopez have received the SfN Trainee Professional Development Award. Great work, Congratulations!!!

EYO WAS AWARDED PITCH & CATCH FUNDING FROM  VIRGINIA ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE CENTER (VADC)!

August 17th, 2023

Eyo as four top-ranked PIs was awarded $15,000  for his proposed fascinating project from VADC (see gallery for the picture). Congratulations Eyo!!!

EYO LAB MEMBERS WERE SELECTED TO PRESENT IN CONFERENCES TODAY!

August 8th, 2023

Synphane, Aida, Abigayle and Joe were selected to present a poster and Tre will present at a nanosymposium at SfN this Novermber. Laura will present a poster in UUtach. Congratulation all!!!

SYNPHANE AND EYO WERE AWARDED HHMI GILLIAM FELLOWSHIPS TODAY!

July 27th, 2023

Gilliam fellows  program provides awards to pairs of dissertation advisers and their graduate students. Each year, only 50 PD students were selected national-wide. Congratulation Synphane and Eyo!!!

EYO WAS PROMOTED TO AN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR!

July 21st, 2023

Department of Neuroscience had a party today to celebrate his promotion with others. Congratulation Eyo!!! 

EYO WAS FEATURED in the UVA HELTH NEWESLETTER TODAY!

July 12rd, 2023

Eyo was featured in a UVA Health Story in the UVA Health Newsletter (nationally distributed journal)!!

SYNPHANE IS SELECTED FOR A WAGNER FELLOWSHIP!

June 23rd, 2023

Congratulations to Synphane who is selected for a Wagner Fellowship!!!

SYNPHANE GIBBS-SHELTON WAS INVITED TO GIVE A VIRTUAL TALK AT OPEN BOX SCIENCE 

April 6th, 2023

Synphane Gibbs-Shelton was invited to give a virtual talk at Open Box Science (https://openboxscience.org). Watch the talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zPTe_wMOg4&t=5s !!!

EYO AND EDWARD ARE FEATURED IN MEDICINE IN MOTION NEWS TODAY!

May 10th, 2023

Eyo and Edward are featured in Medicine in Motion News  for understanding of how brain responds to seizures!!!

SYNPHANE GIBBS-SHELTON WAS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE AND RECEIVE A TRAVEL AWARD!

April 14th, 2023

Synphane Gibbs-Shelton was selected to participate and receive a travel award for the University of Alabama 2023 NEURAL (National Enhancement of Underrepresented Academic Leaders) conference: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/rms/neural-conference-2023. Congratulations, Synphane!!!

DR. LAURA BELL JOINS THE MICROGLEYO LAB AS A POSTDOC TODAY!

March 1st, 2023

SOPHIA CHENG AND VIVIAN CAO-DAO RECEIVED HARRISON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD TODAY!

February 27th, 2023

Congratulations to Undergraduate Student Researchers Sophia Cheng (under the mentorship of Graduate Student Synphane Shelton) and Vivian Cao-Dao (under the mentorship of Dr. Kenneth Okojie) who are recipients of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award!

THE MICROGLEYO LAB IS FEATURED AT UVA HEALTH TODAY!

February 22nd, 2023

SYNPHANE WAS SELECTED FOR AN INTERNSHIP AT UVA'S LICENSING & VENTURES GROUP TODAY!

February 6th, 2023

Third year graduate student Synphane Shelton was selected for an internship at UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group today. Congratulations Synphane!!! 

CAPILLARY-ASSOCIATED MICROGLIA (CAM) PAPER WAS ACCEPTED TODAY!

August 02nd, 2021

Kanshan, Kaushik, and Kenneth's microglia-vascular interaction paper was accepted today!

JUNETEENTH SEMINARS IN NEUROSCIENCES

August 01st, 2021

 Eyo helped to organize the second Juneteenth Seminars in the Neurosciences at UVA.

EYO LAB TURNS 3!

June 18th, 2021

On this day 3 years ago, the MicroGleyo lab opened. It was so special that Dr. Eyo wore a tie!

EYO FEATURED IN UVA TODAY

July 07th, 2021

TRÉ MILLS JOINS THE LAB AS A T32 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

June 01st, 2021

Tré Mills joins the MicroglEyo lab as a postdoc as a recipient on The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) T32 training grant. Congrats and Welcome Tré!!!

EYO PUBLISHES CELL REPORTS PAPER ON MICROGLIAL POUCHES

May 04th, 2021

SYNPHANE BECOMES CO-PRESIDENT

April 29th, 2021

Synphane is elected co-President of Shades of Sisterhood at the University of Virginia. Congrats Synphane!!!!

SYNPHANE JOINS THE LAB

April 02nd, 2021

Synphane is officially inducted into the MicroglEyo lab in a white coat ceremony! Welcome, Synphane!!!

DENNIS JOINS THE LAB

March 01st, 2021

Dennis joins the MicroglEyo lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Dennis!!!

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