News

July 2019 MD/PhD student Sam Krabbenhoft joins the lab. Welcome Sam!

June 2019 Tyler Gibson passes his oral exam. Great job!

May 2019 NOA on R01 to study role of Zelda in neural stem cells! We are looking for great folks to join our team.

April 2019 First-year graduate student Audrey Marsh receives NSF GRFP! Well deserved, Audrey!

March 2019 Congrats to undergraduate researcher Jack Schnell who will be starting his graduate studies at USC in the fall!

February 2019 Excited that our paper detailing optogenetic inactivation of the pioneer factor Zelda is online at Molecular Cell.

December 2018 Our review on zygotic genome activation is out in Nature Reviews Genetics. Great to be a part of this fast-paced and exciting field.

December 2018 Excited that our review of the MZT in Drosophila is out in Open Biology.

December 2018 Welcome new graduate student Audrey Marsh! We are excited to have you join us.

November 2018 Undergraduate Anna Branstad is awarded a Trewartha senior thesis award. Way to go, Anna!

August 2018 Danielle dominates in her defense. Go Dr. Hamm! Congratulations.

July 2018 Katharine successfully defends her thesis. Congrats Dr. Schulz!

June 2018 Liz and Marissa are now dissertators! Congrats to them on passing their qualifying exams.

April 2018 Congratulations to Research Specialist Constantine Bartolluti who has accepted graduate school admission to the MCB program at Berkeley!

Feb 2018 The Divisional Committee approves Melissa’s tenure application! Congratulations to lab members past and present on this tremendous accomplishment.

Feb 2018 The Harrison Lab joins Twitter (@harrisonflylab). Better late than never?

Dec 2017 Welcome new CMB grad student Tyler!

Dec 2017 Our paper using Cas9-mediated genome editing to identify a regulatory domain in Zelda has been accepted to PLoS Genetics.

July 2017 Lab welcomes Yinan Chen from USTC in China! Yinan will be doing research with us for the summer.

March 2017 Lab receives Research Scholar Grant from ACS!

Dec 2016 Markus’s paper is accepted to Genetics!

Dec 2016 Lab welcomes new grad students Liz & Marissa!

Dec 2016 Katharine’s abstract selected for a talk at the Fly Meeting in March.

Nov 2016 New post-doc Stephen McDaniel joins the lab!

August 2016 Lab wins Vallee Foundation Young Investigator award! Click for info.

July 2016 Yi mao joins us from China for the summer!

April 2016 Lab manager Ellie Bondra officially accepts offer to attend UC Berkeley for grad school!

Jan 2016 Undergrad Kelsey Marshall joins the lab!

August 2015 Katharine and Ellie’s paper is accepted to Genome Research!

July 2015 Xiechao Zhan joins us from USTC in China for a couple months of research. Welcome!

July 2015 Melissa’s R01 is funded!

April 2015 Congrats Markus on passing your prelim!

March 2015 Katharine wins a prize for her poster at the Drosophila Research Conference

March 2015 Danielle’s abstract is selected for an oral presentation the Drosophila Research Conference

Feb 2015 Danielle and Ellie’s paper is published in JBC!

April 2014 Congrats Danielle on passing your prelim!

Feb 2014 Melissa receives a New Investigator Award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program

Jan 2014 Welcome to the lab, Ellie!

Jan 2014 Melissa receives a Basil O’Connor Starter Research Scholar Award from the March of Dimes.

Dec 2013 Welcome to the lab, Markus!

May 2013 Our collaboration with the O’Connor-Giles and Wildonger labs showing CRISPR-mediated genome engineering in Drosophila is available online at Genetics (Gratz et al.)!!

April 2013 Congratulations Danielle for being awarded and NSF Predoctoral Fellowship.

Dec 2012 Welcome to the lab, Danielle and Katharine!

Sept 2012 Eric Brooks joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher

Jan 2012 Regen is the first member of the Harrison lab.

Jan 2012 Harrison lab moves into BSB