Monica's paper using Atlastin mutants to investigate ER structure at presynaptic terminals is posted on BioRxiv!
Emily Metcalf joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome, Emily!
Biljana moves to a new position as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow. We will miss you, Biljana!
Amy Scalera successfully defends her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Scalera!
Laura Westhoff (MCB) and Eric Gomez (Neuro) join the lab as Ph.D. students!
Jack Cheng, Alex Zhang, and Mark Rozencwaig defend their senior honors theses and handily defeat their snakes!
Steve shares his approach for quantitative mapping of synaptic periactive zone architecture and organization in the Molecular Biology of the cell Special Issue on Quantitative cell biology, and his "striking image" graces the cover.
Erica's paper using ESCRT mutants to test the functions of extracellular vesicle cargoes is posted on BioRxiv!
Angele joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Angele!
Many Rodal lab presentations at this year's finally-in-person ASCB meeting!! Anne (poster), Biljana (subgroup talk), Erica (microsymposium talk) and Monica (minisymposium talk) will be sharing their latest!
Eric joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Eric!
Lab celebrates Halloween with some pumpkin carving!
Avi is a guest speaker at the Iowa Synapse Workshop.
Welcome to our newest undergraduate researchers Dina and Dhruv!
Laura Westhoff joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Laura!
Steve's paper describing a new method for analyzing periactive zone architecture is posted on BioRxiv!
Avi and Erica attend the Cell Biology of the Neuron GRS; Biljana and Erica stay on to enjoy the GRC!
Anne, Amy, and Avi attend The Lysosomes and Endocytosis GRC!
Anne and Emma pass their qualifying exams and officially become PhD candidates!
Congratulations to our graduating seniors, Kareem and Elizabeth!
Matt and Avi are on the NINDS podcast "Building up the Nerve" to discuss mentorship, you can listen here!
Mónica is selected as a 2022 Leading Edge fellow!
Matt is awarded an NINDS F32 fellowship to investigate CaMKII's regulation of extracellular vesicle trafficking to promote synaptic plasticity.
Excited to share our new JCB paper showing an unexpected role for endocytic machinery in protecting extracellular vesicle cargoes from synaptic depletion.
Mónica and Avi's Preview of the latest paper from the Colón-Ramos' lab comes out in Neuron.
Nate Zaccardi joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Nate!
Welcome to our newest undergraduate researchers, Alex, Kareem, and Mila!
Biljana presents her work at the Cell Bio Virtual ASCB|EMBO meeting.
Jamie Stonemetz joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Jamie!
Erica presents her work at the CSHL Neurobiology of Drosophila meeting.
Mónica presents her work at the Endoplasmic Reticulum meeting in Paris, France.
Steve attends the Deep Learning for Microscopy Image Analysis course at MBL.
Jasmin Kwak joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Jasmin!
Avi welcomes new puppy Sadie to her family!
Steve’s paper on regulation of synaptic actin assembly comes out at elife.
Excited to share our new preprint describing a new role for clathrin-mediated endocytic machinery in regulating extracellular vesicle cargo traffic at synapses!
Summer undergraduates Jack, Elizabeth, Katie, Mark, and Spencer present their work at SciFest 2021!
The Rodal lab celebrates its 11th anniversary on August 1st!
Join our lab! We are looking for a Lab Manager/Research Technician. Apply here!
Spencer Parsons joins the Rodal lab for the summer as part of the MRSEC REU program. Welcome Spencer!
Ilias passes his PhD qualifying exam! Congratulations Ilias!
Really excited to share our new JCB paper led by Rylie Walsh.. Lots to learn about how cargoes are loaded into EVs at synapses!
Julia Apiki and Margalit Mitzner graduate from Brandeis as members of the undergraduate Class of 2021. Congrats Julia and Margalit!
Anne Silveira joins the lab as a PhD student. Welcome Anne!
Julia defends her undergraduate thesis.
Erica is awarded an NINDS F32 fellowship to study mechanisms of presynaptic multivesicular body traffic underlying exosome release
Emma McGuirk joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Emma!
Anne Silveira joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Anne!
Emily Stadnicki and Hannah Germaine join the lab as rotation students. Welcome Emily and Hannah!
Video from some of our ALS-related research: mitochondria move along a larval motor axon.