Academic News

Tim and Katelyn are elected as GMOP Adult Outreach co-chairs

February 6, 2019
Tim and Katelyn, 3rd year graduate students in the lab, have been elected as the co-chairs of our Graduate Mentorship Outreach Program's (GMOP) Adult Outreach branch, together with Lilia, another Princeton graduate student. They aim to plan multiple public events that link everyday activities with science, and continue to build connections with the adult community around Princeton. Can't wait to see what fun venues they come up with!

Laura is elected to the position of Princeton's GMOP chair!

February 6, 2019
Laura, a 4th year graudate student in the lab, was elected as the chair of our Graduate Mentorship Outreach Program (GMOP)! She is now in charge of all GMOP-associated events and accomplishments at Princeton, and will use her position to continue communicating and celebrating science with the greater New Jersey community. Congrats and good luck, Laura!

Katelyn presents at Princeton Virology Meeting

October 25, 2018
Katelyn presented her work on peroxisomes, protein dynamics, and spatiotemporal organization during virus infections during Princeton's collaborative meeting of virology labs on campus.

Samvida is named a Rhodes Scholarship recipient!!

October 25, 2018
After a grueling round of interviews, Samvida, an undergrad in our lab, became one of 5 people in the entire country of India to receive a Rhodes Scholarship this year! We are so thrilled for Samvida and this extraordinary accomplishment. We look forward to what the future holds for you!

Pierre defends his thesis and graduates with a PhD!

October 11, 2018
Pierre wrapped up his time in the Cristea Lab with an excellent public oral defense and subsequent celebrations with lab members, family, and friends. He is headed to Steve Carr's lab at the Broad Institute in Boston for his postdoctoral fellowship. We'll miss having him around in lab dearly!