Shapiro Lab News

Shapiro Lab News                                                                             

June 2023 - Congratulations to our our Class of 2023 graduates: Sophie (PhD), Petrina (BS), Chloe (BS), and Anika (BS)!!

June 2023 - PhD candidate Devinn was selected as an ARCS Scholar for the 2023-2024 academic year. Congrats!

February 2023 - Congratulations to our PI Karen for being selected as a 2022-2023 UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow. What an incredible honor!

Winter Quarter 2023 - We welcomed Darrielle Williams from the Integrative Pathobiology Graduate Group into our lab!

October 2022 - Congratulations to PhD candidate Sophie for being accepted into the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship Program!

Fall Quarter 2022 - Undergraduate students Petrina, Michael, and Keerthana joined our lab. Welcome!

August 2022 - PhD student Devinn advanced to candidacy. Congrats!

July 2022 - PhD student Devinn began her two-year Morris Animal Foundation Fellowship studying Sarcocystis neurona in southern sea otters.

Summer Quarter 2021 - Undergraduate students Chloe, Grace, and Anika joined our lab. Welcome!

Winter Quarter 2021 - We welcomed Dr. Devinn Sinnott from the Graduate Group in Integrative Pathobiology into our lab!

November 2020 - Graduate student Sophie Zhu advanced to candidacy. Congrats!

February 2020 - STAR student Emma Zhang was honored to receive first prize award for her oral presentation at the Northern California Parasitology meeting!

Our research in the news:

Unusual T. gondii strain detected in sea otters

Plastics in our Waterways

What We Can Learn about the Coast from Sick Sea Otters

What's Killing California's Sea Otters?

What's killing sea otters? Genetic link found between deadly pathogen and wild and feral cats on land

Devinn Sinnott receives the Young Investigator Award at the American College of Veterinary Pathologists Conference
Happy hour celebration at Sophia's!
Happy hour celebration at Sophia's
Lab birthday get together
Birthday celebration at the Davis Farmers Market
TMMC lab field trip
Lab field trip to The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito