Matt awarded NDSEG Fellowship

Congratulations to Matt for receiving the 2020 NDSEG Fellowship! This fellowship provides 3 years of funding by Department of Defense for research in science and engineering disciplines relevant to the Defense mission. 

Laura receives the 2020-2021 UC Dissertation-Year Fellowship

Following in Eva’s footsteps, the next year Laura was also nominated by the MCB Department to compete with graduate students across all departments on campus and was chosen to receive the 2020-2021 UC Dissertation-Year Fellowship. This award will provide Laura with the funding to finish up her graduate school work.

Eva receives the 2019-2020 UC Dissertation-Year Fellowship

After being nominated by the MCB Department, Eva competed with graduate students across all other departments on campus to be the recipient of the 2019-2020 University of California Dissertation Fellowship. This award provides full funding for students in their final years of graduate school. Congratulations!

Sandra publishes and defends her thesis

Congratulations to Sandra for becoming the first graduate student to receive their Ph.D. the Saijo lab and to publish her first-author paper in Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation. We are all super proud of her work in the lab, in which she identified a novel regulator of the microglial inflammatory response: Phf15.

Madeline awarded NSF-GRFP Fellowship

Congratulations to Madeline for receiving the 2018 NSF-GRFP Fellowship! This award recognizes and supports outstanding STEM graduate students with 3 years of financial support.

Kurtresha awarded the HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

Congratulations to Kurtresha (and Kaoru too) for receiving the HHMI Gilliam Fellowship in 2018! The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awards these 3-year grants to doctoral adviser-student pairs to improve faculty mentoring, support new scientific leaders, and foster diversity and inclusion in science.

Annual Saijo Lab BBQ in August 2018

Everyone enjoying sometime outside of the lab with sunshine, a pool, good food, and puppy love.

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