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  • 01.30.2024

    Aya Masri was awarded the Northwestern University Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grant on January 24, 2023. This research grant provides funding for select undergraduate research projects, including data collection, analysis, and synthesis of results. Aya’s independent project is titled “Identification of Novel, Mechanosensitive Proteins in the Human and Mouse Endothelium.”

  • 12.19.2023

    Decreased activity of a specific signaling pathway in the brain vessels of aging mice and humans was linked to a decline in vascular function and subsequent neurodegeneration, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

  • 09.15.2023

    Annmarie Dominguez was presented the Driskill Graduate Student Service Award on Friday, September 15, 2023. This award is given every year to a DGP student who enriches the DGP student experience through leadership, service, and/or advocacy within the DGP and Northwestern communities. Past winners have served in leadership positions in graduate student organizations, advocated for student concerns with DGP and university leadership, and performed outreach in the Chicago community. We are particularly interested in nominees that help create a more diverse, equitable and supportive DGP community.

  • 08.28.2023
    Congratulations to the Arispe Lab for becoming Green Labs Certified! Snezana Mirkov, Laboratory Manager led efforts for certification by SustainNU. Certification is provided to labs that create energy, water, and waste-reduction measures without sacrificing research quality or lab safety. 
  • 08.03.2023

    Another round of congratulations and celebration for Danielle's well-earned Best Poster Award at the GRC on Angiogenesis held at Newport, RI. Danielle's poster featured research on the "Spatial and temporal design principles that guide large vessel growth."

  • 08.01.2023

    Thrilled to see Jocelyn (left) and Katiannah (right) earn their Certificate of Management for Scientists and Engineers. The program is made available through a partnership between The Graduate School and Kellogg School of Management.

  • 07.20.2023

    The Arispe Lab bids farewell to long-time undergraduate research trainee, Cyrus Abrahamson. Cyrus worked under the direct supervision of Jocelyn Salvador and contributed to the publication of an article in 2022. However, all great things must come to an end, as he transitions over to medical school, we all wish him the very best!

  • 06.01.2023
    Madeline Melzer has officially joined the Arispe Lab and will continue her training under the co-mentorship of Drs. Yogesh Goyal and Luisa Iruela-Arispe. Madeline is interested in the dynamics of cellular decision-making and the reasons why nature has settled on the structure of vascular networks. Read her full bio here.
  • 05.16.2023
    Annmarie Dominguez and Katiannah Moise are recognized with the Wildcat Impact Award. Annmarie received the award for her dedicated work with the Northwestern University Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (NUSACNAS). Katiannah received the award honoring her work with the Chicago Graduate Student Organization (CGSA).
  • 03.13.2023
    A huge WELCOME to Lourdes Garcia Ortega, joining the Arispe Lab on March 13, 2023. Lourdes is a visiting scholar from Rui Benedito’s lab in Madrid (Spain)!
  • 03.02.2023
    Our very own Jocelyn Salvador is Featured in the Northwestern Feinberg Research Newsletter. Read about her research focus and how she became a scientist!
  • 02.01.2023
    A huge WELCOME to Aaryana Famili-Youth, joining the Arispe Lab on February 1, 2023. Aaryana is an MSTP fellow at Northwestern read more about her here.
  • 01.31.2023

    Northwestern University professors Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, Murali Prakriya, PhD, Linda A. Teplin, PhD and Teri W. Odom, PhD, have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general scientific society in the world.

  • 01.03.2023

    A huge WELCOME to Aya Masri, joining the Arispe Lab on January 3, 2023. Aya is an undergraduate student at Northwestern working under the direct tutelage of Annmarie Dominguez.

  • 11.16.2022

    A huge WELCOME to Andrew Wang joining the Arispe Lab on November 11, 2022. Andrew is an undergraduate student at Northwestern working under the direct tutelage of Millie Romay.

  • 10.31.2022

    A huge WELCOME to Yashoswini Chakraborty, joining the lab on October 31, 2022. What a fun day to begin her undergraduate research experience with us! Yashoswini will be working under the direct tutelage of Danielle Pi.

  • 10.31.2022

    NU SACNAS, won the 2022 Chapter Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Annmarie Dominguez, the current president is shown in the photo receiving the award. This is the very first-time Northwestern University has received an award. Northwestern's chapter was founded in 2013.

  • 10.17.2022
    Congratulations to our own superstar Katiannah Moise on being awarded a NAVBO Travel Award for the work she presented at the 2022 International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM) in San Francisco, CA.
  • 09.20.2022

    A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.

  • 09.12.2022

    Jocelyn Salvador is awarded the Driskill Graduate Program (DGP) Trainee of the year award at the Driskill Day Celebration on September 12, 2022. An honor reserved for select graduate students.

  • 08.11.2022

    Chloe Symons concludes summer program and research in the lab with a presentation titled "The Role of ZFP36 in Endothelial Angiogenesis Regulation within a Retinal Model."

  • 07.29.2022

    Melanie Cabrera, Pulmonary and Critical Care Summer Intern, presents her poster titled "Vascular Anomalies Induced by Mutation in RASA1"

  • 07.29.2022

    Kiran Garapati presents his poster titled "SARS-CoV-2 Cytokines Effect in Endothelial PANoptosis."

  • 07.28.2022

    Millie Romay attended the 2022 AHA Basic Cardiovascular Science Meeting at the Chicago Hilton to present her poster on Notch3!

  • 07.28.2022

    Arispe lab bids farewell to summer interns whose stay at the was short-lived. But after all, what's better than a summer spent doing science with friends?!

  • 07.27.2022

    Cell and Developmental Biology is a field that’s integral to finding new therapies for a wide variety of diseases. At Feinberg, Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, a vascular biologist, leads the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology as chair. In this episode, talks about her research and the future of cell-based treatments for diseases.

  • 07.22.2022

    Hannah Sunshine traveled to Lewiston, Maine, and presented a poster on the RNA-decay protein ZFP36 at the 2022 GRC meeting on Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration and Disease.

  • 07.19.2022

    Sophia Johnston has joins us for a year-long research experience with the Arispe lab. Sophia recently earned her bachelors degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from UCLA and is now working under the tutelage of Ana Mompeon.

  • 07.07.2022
    Chloe Symons joins as part of the CURE-AP Capstone program at the Lurie Cancer Center! Read more about Chloe here.

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