Lab News

 October 29, 2021 - Congratulations to Esha for getting accepted into the prestigious i2URP Program.


 June 4, 2021 - Congratulations to Prem for receiving the 2021 Chancellor's Service Award, which is given to graduating students who have demonstrated the most significant contributions in leadership and service to UCLA and the community.


 May 27, 2021 - Congratulations to Adira for receiving the Dean's Prize at the 2021 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase.


 May 13, 2021 - Helia's podcast raising awareness of child abuse has been featured on UCLA News.


 April 6, 2021 - Congratulations to Prem for receiving the Daniel E. Atkinson & Charles A. West Commencement Prize in Metabolic Biochemistry.


 October 28, 2020 - Congratulations to Suman whose presentation at the virtual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) Neuroscience Next, has been selected for the ISTAART Science Spotlight program. 

September 13, 2020 - Congratulations to Roy for receiving an Honorable Mention, including a travel stipend, for the 2020 Taylor M. Brown Memorial Award.

 January 9, 2020 - Congratulations to Ravinder for winning the 2019 I.N. for Safety Award.


 December 16, 2019 - Congratulations to Adira for getting a URFP scholarship.


 July 16, 2019 - Congratulations to Zizheng for getting a Student Poster Award at AAIC 2019.


  July 10, 2019 - Congratulations to Karl for getting a Travel Award to the 2019 SFN meeting in Chicago from the MSA Coalition.


 May 28, 2019 - Congratulations to Juka for getting an Outstanding Poster Award at the 20th Annual Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session of the UCLA Interdepartmental Program for Neuroscience.


 May 23, 2019 - Congratulations to Suman for getting a Travel Award for the 2019 International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Nice, France.


 May 7, 2019 - Congratulations to Ghattas for getting a St. Katherine Foundation Scholarship.


 April 25, 2019 - Congratulations to Suman and Juka for the double win of 1st place in the Postdoc and Undergraduate categories, respectively, of the Department of Neurology Science Day poster competition.


 March 22, 2019 - Congratulations to Karl for winning the Best Poster Award at the Strategies and tools for modulating pathologic protein self-assembly Workshop, Porto, Portugal.


 November 17, 2018 - Congratulations to Danielle for winning Third Place Talk at the Department of Pharmacology Annual Retreat.


 October 8, 2018 - Congratulations to Sally for getting the highly meritorious Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.


 August 30, 2018 - For the first time, we published an article with a (former) undergraduate student as the first author! Congratulations to Saleh for the great achievement and to Ravinder, Christian, and Laura for their important contributions to the work.


 August 10, 2018 - Congratulations to Juka for getting a URSP award for the 2018-2019 academic year.


  August 7, 2018 - Congratulations to Danielle for getting a Travel Award to the 2018 SFN meeting in San Diego from the MSA Coalition.



  July 13, 2018 - Congratulations to Danielle and Ravinder for getting doctoral and postdoctoral BRI/Semel SfN Travel Awards, respectively, and to Suman for getting a BRI/Semel Fine Science Tools Postdoctoral SfN Travel Award.


 May 25, 2018 - Congratulations to Suman for getting a Travel Award for the 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association.


 May 22, 2018 - Congratulations to Ella and Christian for receiving the Dean's Prize at the 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Day and to Gal for receiving an inaugural annual Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award.


April 12, 2018, Congratulations to Ravinder for winning 2nd place in the Postdoc category of the Department of Neurology Science Day poster competition.


 April 2, 2018, Congratulations to Christian for being selected for a Research Star Award in the Los Angeles Neurological Society Annual Neuroscience Research Competition.


 February 21, 2018 - Congratulations to Suman for getting a 2018 Young Investigator Travel Award from the 6th iMSA Congress.


 December 18, 2017, Congratulations to Juka for receiving a 2018 American Association of Japanese University Woman Scholarship.


 November 13, 2017 - Congratulations to Juka for getting accepted into the prestigious i2URP Program.


October 21, 2017 - Congratulations to Christian for receiving an Outstanding Contribution and Research Presentation Award at the 2017 SACNAS Conference.


 October 2, 2017 - Congratulations to Suman for getting a Travel Award to the 2017 SFN meeting in Washington DC from the MSA Coalition.


 August 23, 2017 - Congratulations to Juka and Ian for getting a URSP award for the 2017-2018 academic year.


 May 11, 2017 - Congratulations to Ella and Juka for getting the 2017 Honors Programs Irving and Jean Stone Research Award.


 January 10, 2017 - Congratulations to Ravinder for getting a Travel Award to 2017 ASBMB meeting in Chicago.


 December 15, 2016 - Congratulations to Karl for getting a URFP Scholarship.


 November 19, 2016 - Congratulations to Danielle for winning First Place in Poster Session Group 4 of the Department of Pharmacology Annual Retreat.


 September 20, 2016 - Congratulations to Christian for being selected to participate in the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training for Academic Research (U*STAR) Program for 2016-2018.

 September 12, 2016 - Our new review on molecular tweezers has been featured on the cover of Chemical Communication.

June 24, 2016 - Congratulations to Jing for receiving an Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles Young Investigator Award.

  May 27, 2016 - Congratulations to Saleh for receiving the Dean's Prize at the 2016 Undergraduate Research Poster Day.

 August 10, 2015 - Congratulations to Saleh for being selected as a Senior Undergraduate Research Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year.

 May 27, 2015 - Congratulations to Xingyi for receiving a Whitcome Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

 April 21, 2015 - Congratulations to Nihal for being selected as one of ten recipients nationally of the 2015 Irene & Eric Simon (IES) Brain Research Foundation Summer Fellowship.

 April 11, 2015 - Gayatri's image (on the left) and her short poem were included in The UCLA BEAT, which features work by members of the UCLA health sciences community.


 April 6, 2015 - Our new paper on the effect of the molecular tweezer on IAPP has been accepted and featured on the cover of ACS Chemistry and Biology.


 February 9, 2015 - Christine was selected to participate in the NIH-sponsored third annual Training Course in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists in Washington, DC.

 December 15, 2014 - Congratulations to Saleh for getting a URFP Scholarship.

 September 9, 2014 - Congratulations to Christine for getting a NRSA Fellowship.