Happy Holidays!

As we usher in the new year, we also bid farewell to some of our esteemed lab members and extend a warm welcome to new additions. Here are the updates:

Conferences in 2023

The lab has had a productive year, showcasing compelling original data at several conferences. Here’s a brief summary of our presentations.

Embracing the Vibrant Energy of Summer in the Lab

We’re delighted to introduce our enthusiastic team of summer students (Julia, Ashley, and Amrutha — aka the ducklings) and a talented high school student (Srujan) who have joined us for an exciting season in the lab. Their arrival has injected our lab with a fresh surge of youthful energy, amplifying the vibrancy of our research endeavors. During a recent lab meeting, Yoon and Sabina captivated everyone with their data presentations. We also celebrated the ducklings proudly graduated from the Park Fly Academy :)).

Happy 2023 and welcome to new lab members!

Happy New Year to everyone! The lab grew significantly in 2022. Juntian and Ryan joined the lab as PhD students in the summer. Chris started as a rotation student in December and decided to join the lab formally this spring (!). Welcome! The lab celebrated the holidays with family, friends, and food. We all look … Read more

Poster Award on Delaware Neuroscience Symposium!

The lab attended the first conference after two years pandemic. Yoon presented a “lab project” on the function of dopaminergic neurons in regulating the fly’s reward behaviors and won second place in the poster award. Congratulations to Yoon and the lab!

Welcome the new members to Shao Lab!

Lauren Golczewski and Katie Starego

Lauren Golczewski (left) and Katie Starego (right) will join the Shao Lab in June 2021. They are both undergraduate students of Class 2023 in the Department of Biological Sciences. Welcome Lauren and Katie!