July 2019 - Tothova Lab welcomes Liana Tellez
Today, we welcomed Liana Tellez as the newest member of the lab. Liana is joining us from Northwestern University as a research associate in the Broad Genomics Scholar program.
Today we celebrated the first year anniversary of our lab, celebrated friendships and collaborations, and welcomed a new addition to our team, Liana Tellez.
We will miss Mounica as she embarks on her year as a chief medical resident at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
We are very grateful to the EvansMDS initiative of the Evans Foundation to support our work on targeting DNA damage repair in cohesin-mutant MDS
June 2019 - Tothova lab is awarded the inaugural RUNX1 Young Investigator Award
We are very grateful for the support from the RUNX1 Research program and Alex's Lemonade Stand for our study of disease progression in familial platelet disorders to MDS and AML
Today, we welcome Ben Maron to our lab. Ben is a rising junior at Williams College majoring in biology and mathematics, and a recipient of the Williams-Whitehead fellowship for the summer. He will be working on understanding the effect of cohesin complex mutations on nascent transcription.
We are very grateful to the MDS Foundation for recognizing our work on mechanisms of cohesin mutations in myelodysplastic syndromes during the 15th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic syndromes in Copenhagen, Denmark.
March 2019 - Ski trip
Our winter getaway to Cranmore Mountain, NH.
Birthday celebrations 2018-2019
Aaaand... we are one year older!
December 2018 - Tothova Lab Holiday Party
Our first annual holiday party marked by the first Christmas tree ornament.
December 2018 - Secret Santa
The annual Secret Santa tradition dating back to the Gilliland lab era continues.
December 2018 - ASH annual meeting
We attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego.
October 2018 - B.A.A. Half Marathon
Congratulations to all the runners for conquering the Boston half marathon on this beautiful fall day!
September 2018 - The Jimmy Fund Walk
The Tothova lab and friends team participated in the Jimmy Fund Walk celebrating its 30th anniversary on a beautiful first day of fall. We joined thousands of patients, families and care givers to walk 13.1 mile half marathon route from Wellesley to Boylston Street.
August 2018 - Farewell to Anastasia
Today, we said goodbye to our fabulous summer student, Anastasia Tishena. She will be missed most for her mastery of the CellTiter-Glo assay as well as her wit in lab. Anastasia leaves us to start her junior year at Williams College. Click below to see some more photos of Anastasia's summer in the Tothova Lab.
August 2018 - Sailing in the Charles River
The Tothova and Ebert lab spent this beautiful summer evening sailing in the Charles River. Click below to see some more photos!
July 2018 - Farewell to Kiki
To celebrate Kiki's last day in the Tothova and Ebert labs, we all set off to the Arboretum for a picnic! Kiki leaves the lab after two years. She is now off pursuing a Masters of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University. We are all sad to see her go, but happy to know she'll be in Boston for the time being! Click below to see some photos from her farewell picnic.
July 1, 2018 - Tothova Lab welcomes Anastasia Tishena
Today, we also welcomed Anastasia to the Tothova Lab. Anastasia will be joining the lab for the next 10 weeks working on drug synergy experiments in various leukemia cell lines. Anastasia is joining us from Williams College, where she just finished up her sophomore year as a biology major and biochemistry concentrator.
July 1, 2018 - Tothova Lab welcomes Rebecca Gorelov
Today, Rebecca joined the Tothova Lab as a research associate. Rebecca just graduated from Williams College as a biology major. She joins the lab to help develop different model systems to study leukemia.
July 1, 2018 - Tothova Lab welcomes Mounica Vallurupalli
On its opening day, the Tothova Lab welcomes its first postdoc, Mounica Vallurupalli. She joins us from Dana Farber, where she is a clinical fellow in hematology-oncology. In the lab she will be studying the role of epigenetic alterations, including in the cohesin complex, in the development of leukemia as well as in mediating response and resistance to therapy.