Picture of the week!

Immunohistochemistry of the Spinal Cord Dorsal horn – Microglia in purple and central terminals of sensory neurons in red. – Picture Taken by M. Burton. On the Evos FL Imaging System (20x)

Picture of the week!

Phagocytosis Assay – Primary Macrophages are incubated with fluorescent beads after treatment with a chemotherapeutic drug – Picture Taken by Ruchira G. On the Zeiss AxioObserver 7

Picture of the week!

Primary macrophages – White outlined cells are CD68 positive and smaller red and white cells are CD68 and CD206 positive. Taken by Olympus FV1200 LSM Confocal

Prestigious Travel Award goes to Jessica!

Jessica Tierney was selected to receive the Larry Cauller Undergraduate Research Travel Award! She will use this award to attend the 2018 Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego, California from November 3-7.  She will present findings from work on her project titled: “Palmitic Acid induces pain behavior via Toll-like receptor-4 (TLR4) on Sensory Neurons“.

Welcome Clark Scholars!

The Burton Lab welcomes not one, but two talented incoming Freshman participating in the Clark Scholars Program: Navnit Mohan & Keltan Cripe!

Congrats to Emily!

Emily Scarlett was selected to participate in the 2018 Duane and Linda Buhrmester Undergraduate Research Award  program this summer (2018). She will work on her project: “The role of sensory neuron energy sensing in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy!