Lab News

 
 

June 2017

  • Gus Hendrick joins the lab!

May 2017

  • The lab attends Digestive Disease Week conference in Chicago, IL. 
  • Abigail Landers joins the lab!

April 2017

  • Echo Labs visits the lab and installs our new Revolve hybrid microscope!
  • Suzanne receives Cedars-Sinai Harris/IBIRI Collaborative grant with Phil Fleshner.
  • Suzanne receives the Sports Spectacular/Equinox the Science & Performance award at the Sports Spectacular Gala.

March 2017

  • Jonathan Braun visits the lab and gives Cedars-Sinai Pathology Grand Rounds.
  • Celebrated Suzanne's birthday at Jon & Vinny's! 

February 2017

  • Automated mouse tattoo system from Labstamp is set up for more humane and reliable rodent identification.

January 2017

  • Devkota lab celebrates its 1 year anniversary! 

December 2016

  • Celebrated Connie's birthday at Hinoki & The Bird!

November 2016

  • Celebrated Anthony’s birthday at Petty Cash Taqueria!
  • Suzanne gives lecture on “Microbiome in Obesity and Diabetes” at ADA’s Southern California Diabetes Research Symposium
  • Suzanne speaks at Society in Science annual fellows symposium in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Devkota Lab friend, Gail Hecht M.D., chair of gastroenterology at Loyola, visits the lab.
  • Jason Strong, CEO of the Australian Agricultural Company, visits the lab for a fantastic educational session on everything from antibiotic use in cattle to how to cook a perfect steak!
  • Marty Blaser M.D. visits the lab and gives the Cedars’ 2nd Bi-Annual Microbiome Lectureship.
  • Collaborator, Jessica Allegretti M.D. from Brigham & Women’s Hospital, visits the lab and gives Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds. Teaches us about the wonderful world of fecal transplants!

October 2016

  • Flat bed PCR arrives to the lab!

September 2016  

  • Suzanne receives Cedars-Sinai Precision Health grant for "Application of Novel High-Throughput Microculture Technology to Identify Functional Microbiome Predictors of Patient Response to Chemoradiation Therapy".
  • Cedars-Sinai Precision Health Initiative launched - Rob Knight & Lon Cardon keynote speakers.
  • Suzanne gives Cedars-Sinai GI Grand Rounds.
  • Suzanne lectures at Gut Microbiome conference in Huntington Beach, CA.
  • Connie receives runner up prize for the Art of Research contest during National Postdoc Appreciation Week.
  • IBIRI faculty retreat at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

August 2016

  • Andy Featherston and his crew film the wonderful world of microbes for the Cedars-Sinai Precision Health Initiative in our lab.

July 2016  

  • Anthony Martin joins the lab!
  • qPCR farm is set up.
  • Devkota lab traded lab coats for aprons to take Julia Child cooking class at Sur La Table at The Grove!

June 2016  

  • Jackson Novick joins the lab as a summer high school intern in the Minors in Research Internship Program!

May 2016  

  • Connie Ha joins the lab! 
  • Anaerobic chamber is set up. 

April 2016  

March 2016

  • David Relman visits to give the inaugural Bi-annual Microbiome Seminar at Cedars-Sinai!

February 2016 

  • Suzanne gives Immunology Research in Progress seminar.
  • Suzanne is interviewed at the Sports Spectacular faculty showcase at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
  • Suzanne gives talk at Cedars-Sinai Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute Symposium.

January 2016

  • Devkota lab opens!
  • Suzanne's commentary on xenobiotic impact on the microbiome featured in Science.