News and Events
Kyle and Sirisha were awarded Commonwealth Honors grants! CONGRATS!!
Society for Neuroscience 2018 - San Diego
Two generations of scientists at the Sisk/Richardson joint lab dinner!!
Research Society of Alcoholism 2018 - San Diego
2018 Richardson lab escapes in record time!
2017 Laser Tag and Trivia Night Champions!
Kyle Lucier presents research on myelin visualization.
Andy Silva (left) pictured with Aimee Lin (right) at Aimee's poster on microglia research
2017 Scholarships and summer Internships
Congratulations Andy, Sam, and Liz!
Andy, pictured third from the left in the front row, was awarded a scholarship provided by the National Institute of Health to attend The Whole Scientist course held at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ME. The course combined classroom learning with post-course applied practicums to help participants develop capability and confidence in different skills that are critical for becoming a successful scientist.
Liz Tavares, pictured second from the left, was awarded the Richard S. Milstone Scholarship by the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences for her outstanding academic achievements in the department and contributions to the surrounding community during her undergraduate career.
Sam Scott, pictured far left in the photo above, was offered an internship at the Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Service, where he performed clinical research through immersion in the clinical environment of Boston Children’s Hospital. Along with the clinical research, Sam participated in medical school lectures, anatomy labs, and shadowed in the operating room as well as the emergency department.
Members of the Richardson lab shared their research at the 46th annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, California.
Andy Silva (left) and Liz Tavares (right) presenting at SFN in November 2016.
Dr. Richardson spent seven months on sabbatical in Montpellier, France collaborating with members of the Tricaud Lab at the INSERM Institute of Neurosciences.
Collaborations in Montpellier, France
Dr. Richardson preparing a gel
Liz Tavares joined Heather in the Tricaud lab in the summer to learn some new cloning and imaging techniques.