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!

Congrats to Jessica!

Jessica Tierney was selected to participate in the Undergradate Research Scholar Award (URSA) program for the Spring of 2018. She will continue to work on her project: Diet-induced behavioral hypersensitivity and present her findings in the poster competition in April!