Shapiro Lab News

Shapiro Lab News                                                                             

February 2024 - Congratulations to Chloe for winning the 2nd place Walter Carr Award for her oral presentation at the Northern California Parasitologists Meeting!

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

welcome Lucy
Welcoming Lucy, our lab mascot!
Chloe wins award
Chloe is awarded the Walter Carr Award at the 2024 NCP Meeting
TMMC lab field trip
Lab field trip to The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito