Chandrasekaran "Arun" Sambamurthy, PhD, has been awarded a BIO5 Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship for his proposal, "Exploring novel pathways in Toxoplasma clearance using high throughput siRNA screens in human iPSC neurons". Way to go Arun!
Josh and Anita attended the Southern California Eukaryotic Pathogens Symposium (SCEP). Josh gave an entertaining short talk titled "Toxoplasma-Cre v2: a new tool to determine if neurons clear Toxoplasma gondii" which included calling Peter Bradley a "flower."
Pictured: Josh, Anita, Peter Bradley (background)
This year the Koshy Lab opted to dress up as contestants on the gameshow "Slippery Stairs".