NEWS

April 2019
Undergraduate student Kendall Curtis is selected to present her research in Washington, D.C. At this event and its related activities, members of Congress and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research through talking directly with the student researchers involved in these programs. Congratulations, Kendall!

April 2019
Undergraduate students Kendall Curtis and Raksha Ramdas present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate research in Georgia.

March 2019
Graduate student Benjamin Henderson defends his thesis! He will be joining the laboratory of Dr. Richard Myers at HudsonAlpha Institute upon graduation. Congratulations Dr. Henderson!

February 2019
Undergraduate student Isha Chaudhary joins the lab! Isha is an EMSAP student majoring in Neuroscience.

January 2019
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes Emily Hornsby to the lab. Emily received her B.S. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Welcome to the lab, Emily!

November 2018
Our most recent work highlighted in UAB Medicine News and the Birmingham Business Journal.

October 2018
Undergraduate student Kendall Curtis receives student travel award to attend SfN in San Diego 2018!

August 2018
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes undergraduate student Hamad Muhammad to the lab! Hamad is a neuroscience major and an EMSAP student.

March 2018
Undergraduate student Benjamin Boros accepted into the M.D./Ph.D. program at Washington University in St.Louis. Congrats Ben!

March 2018
Kendall Curtis is selected for the Honors Neuroscience Summer Research Academy. Congratulations, Kendall! 

March 2018
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes Courtney Walker. Courtney is a PhD student in the Neuroscience Theme. Courtney received her B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  

January 2018
Dr. Herskowitz is selected as a Pittman Scholar by UAB School of Medicine. The Pittman Scholar Award was created to honor the legacy of Dr. James A. Pittman, Jr., the longest-serving dean in UAB’s history.

December 2017
Raksha Ramdas joins the Herskowitz Lab. Raksha is an undergraduate Science and Technology Honors Program student majoring in Neuroscience. Welcome to the lab, Raksha!

November 2017
Benjamin Henderson and Benjamin Boros present their data at the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C. Benjamin Boros received Honorable mention for his poster presentation at the McKnight Brain Institute reception at SfN.

July 2017
Benjamin Boros receives the Urso Summer Student Program in PSP Research grant. Congratulations, Ben!

June 2017
Josue Deslauriers joins the lab through the Summer Program in Neuroscience (SPIN). Josue is an undergraduate student at Southeastern University in Florida. Welcome to Birmingham, Josue!

April 2017
Benjamin Boros is named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Congratulations, Ben!

March 2017
Kendall Curtis joins the Herskowitz Lab. Kendall is an undergraduate Science and Technology Honors Program student majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Chemistry, Biology, and Psychology. Welcome to the lab, Kendall!

October 2016
Benjamin Boros won first place poster presentation at the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center retreat. 

August 2016
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes Kelsey Greathouse. Kelsey received her B.S. from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

July 2016
PhD student Benjamin Henderson receives a competitive spot on the institutional NINDS T32 training grant in Neurobiology of Cognition and Cognitive Disorders. Congratulations Ben!

June 2016
Benjamin Boros is selected for the Honors Neuroscience Summer Research Academy. Congratulations, Ben!

May 2015
Elizabeth Birchall joins the Herskowitz Lab for a summer rotation. Betsy is a medical student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

March 2015
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes Benjamin Henderson. Ben is a PhD student in the Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics theme. Ben received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Alabama.

January 2015
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes undergraduate student Benjamin Boros. Ben is a Science and Technology Honors Program student majoring in Neuroscience.

June 2014
The Herskowitz Lab welcomes Erik Gentry. Erik received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama.