June 2024

Juan Wang’s latest Current Biology EV paper is live here! Amazing that Juan initiated this 6-month project with Josh Saul before he started law school and includes 15+ year old TEM data (Jauregui JCB 2008) from David Hall!

May 2024

Kade Power’s paper is out here in JCB! The kinase NEKL-4/NEK10 regulates cilia – mitochondria communication, which has implications for how we think about ciliopathies. A great collaboration with Chris Rongo (Rutgers) and Dave Hall (AECOM).

April 2024

Rotation student Leah Dobossy decided to join the Barr lab. We are so excited!!!

March 2024 – TAGC

Carlos presenting his poster at the TAGC meeting in 2024

Maureen co-organized the GSA TAGC24 meeting with Harmit Malik. Most of the lab headed to Washington DC. Carlos Nava Cruz won the poster grand prize from the C. elegans topic meeting.This was Carlos’ first science conference!

March 2024 – TAGC

Elizabeth presenting her research poster at the TAGC meeting in March 2024

Maureen co-organized the GSA TAGC24 meeting with Harmit Malik. Most of the lab headed to Washington DC. Elizabeth desRanleau won a poster prize from the C. elegans topic meeting! (Photo bomb by Kade and Leah)

March 2024

We hosted Dr. Deanna DeVore (Barr lab PhD 2018) and her amazing high school juniors that attend Passaic County Technical Institute. We hope to make this an annual partnership.

December 2023

Congratulations to Kaiden Power who defended his thesis in December! He will do a postdoc studying glia in Max Heiman’s lab at Boston Children’s/Harvard Genetics.

August 2022

Barr lab has been busy! Inna Nikonorova’s epic EV profiling paper was published in Current Biology. Jonathon Walsh received a PKD Foundation postdoctoral fellowship; Kade Power was awarded an NIH F31 predoctoral fellowship. Inna and Jonathon gave talks at the FASEB Cilia meeting in June. Kade and Maureen are heading to the C. elegans Development […]

February 2021

The Barr lab has been making lemonade out of lemons this past pandemic year. In March 2020, we quickly locked down thanks to our super lab manager Gloria Androwski and the dauer worms. During work from home, we focused on writing manuscripts and fellowships. Over the summer, we slowly returned to the lab and now […]

January 2020

Welcome to postdoc Dr. Inna Nikonorova who joined us in July 2019. Inna is isolating and profiling ciliary extracellular vesicles. To learn more about Inna, read this profile piece in JBC http://www.jbc.org/content/294/38/13864/suppl/DCAuthor_profile Dr. Jonathon Walsh is an NIH-IRACDA postdoctoral fellow who studies mammalian cilia (PhD UGA) to C. elegans cilia in September 2018. Jonathon is studying […]