January 17, 2018
Nadia Singh, Drosophila, recombination, and evolutionary geneticist extraordinaire, joins the lab as a "faculty rotation student" to learn C. elegans genetics and microscopy, and to start some exciting joint projects between our labs!
January 8 , 2018
Zach Stevenson starts his graduate rotation in the lab. Welcome Zach!
October 31, 2017
The Libuda Lab makes it on evening news on TV during a piece about DNA ancestry companies! Undergrads Colin and Cordell are featured in the lab! Diana is interviewed about some of the science involved.
October 27, 2017
The Libuda Lab hosts it's second annual Halloween Party! We had our first lab group Halloween costume!
October 3, 2017
The Libuda lab (@libudalab) is now live on Twitter! Follow our Twitter feed (@libudalab). Thanks Austin for spearheading and managing the Twitter feed!
August 22, 2017
Cordell Clark receives a travel award to attend the 2017 SACNAS conference!
July 27-28, 2017
The Libuda has its annual camping rafting trip! This year we went back to Blue River and rafted along the McKenzie River.
June 24, 2017
Nicole Codd gives a talk at the 21st International C. elegans conference! She did an amazing job!
June 10, 2017
Jackie welcomes her second F1 progeny! Welcome Nora Lee!
Erik Toraason joins the Libuda Lab as our second graduate student!
May 26, 2017
Kaycee Schoellhorn successfully defends her Honors College thesis and passes with Honors!
May 22, 2017
Rachel David receives the Alden Award from the UO Biology Department!
April 20, 2017
April 17, 2017
Cordell Clark is selected to participate in the OURS Summer Research Program!
April 5, 2017
Diana's undergrad alma mater, UCLA, highlights Diana's selection as a 2017 Searle Scholar in an article. The article was written by the same UCLA media relations representative, Stuart Wolpert, who wrote an article about Diana's selection to present on Capitol Hill almost exactly 14 years ago when she was a UCLA undergrad! Thank you Stuart for remembering me!
March 31, 2017
Austin passes his qualifying exam! He's officially a PhD candidate.
January 2, 2017
Nicole welcomes her 2nd F1 progeny. Welcome Ernest!
December 29, 2016
Diana receives the 2017 March of Dimes Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Award. Thank you March of Dimes for your generosity and for seeing the promise of our work!
October 28, 2016
The lab hosts its first annual Halloween party! It turned out it was at the same day/time as the Niell lab's Halloween party; so we combined forces for an awesome two-story IMB/ION party in LISB atrium!
October 17, 2016
The University of Oregon has received a $500 million donation from Phil and Penny Knight to start a new $1 billion Science Campus here! This new campus will be transformative.
October 9, 2016
Marissa welcomes her first F1 progeny. Welcome Sequoia!
September 9-11, 2016
The lab has it's second annual rafting and camping trip with the Selker lab! This year we went to the beautiful Rogue River!
August 24, 2016
Erik Toraason starts his graduate rotation in the lab. Welcome Erik!
July 5, 2016
Nicole Kurhanewicz Codd joins the lab as a senior scientist!
Austin Harvey officially joins the lab as a graduate student!
Brittany Owen is accepted to the OURS summer research program.
Rachel David is accepted to the OHSU CDCB summer internship program.
After being accepted to multiple PhD programs, Marissa Glover has decided to attend UCSC for graduate school! She'll be staying in the lab for another year before starting in Fall 2017. Congrats Marissa!
Our new microinjection system is up and running! Time to make lots of new transgenic strains!
The Zeiss ELYRA SIM/LSM super resolution microscope is installed! Get ready for some spectacular super resolution imaging of the synamptonemal complex!
September 29, 2015
The Libuda Lab welcomes its new mascot: Sylvia Libuda.
September 28, 2015
The GE DeltaVision Elite microscope is now fully installed in our high resolution microscopy room. Get ready for some beautiful imaging!
September 18, 2015
The renovations are finally done for all the lab spaces and the Libuda Lab had its lab warming party today! The party had a great turn out!
July 29-30, 2015
The Libuda Lab, Bowerman Lab, and Selker Lab have their first annual joint lab rafting and camping trip.
June 24-28, 2015
The Libuda Lab and Bowerman Lab attend the International Worm Meeting at UCLA.
June 11, 2015
Austin Harvey started rotating in the lab! He'll be in the lab through the end of Fall.
June 1, 2015
Marissa Glover joins the lab as our newest technician! She hails from Eric Selker's lab.
March 30, 2015
Emily Sutton is the lab's first rotation graduate student.
March 23, 2015
Ali Cohen has joined the lab as our first undergraduate researcher!
February 25, 2015
The Zeiss AxioZoom V16 fluorescent stereo-dissecting microscope has been installed. We can now screen through our fluorescent worm strains!
February 18, 2015
The Leica DM5500 widefield microscope has been installed. We can now look at our worms and slides with DIC and see the worms/samples fluoresce!
January 22, 2015
We have begun joint lab meetings with the Bowerman lab.
January 20, 2015
Jackie Helm has joined the lab as our first lab member and lab manager!
January 7, 2015
The Libuda Lab is officially open! Phase I of renovations have been completed.