Recent News

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Huge congrats to Bridget, Dylan, and Alyssa for graduating this year! We look forward to seeing what you do next!

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Fantastic job to Noah and Dylan for presenting your posters at the 2023 Diabetes and Obesity Conference!

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Congratulations to Dylan Da Silva for his acceptance into medical school and to Alyssa McElhinney for getting into optometry! Good luck, we know you will go far!

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Congratulations to Bridget for defending her thesis! You can now add M.Sc to your CV!

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
A new undergraduate student has joined the lab! Welcome aboard Samantha!


Friday, October 21, 2022
A new undergraduate student has joined the lab! Welcome aboard Kennedy!


Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Congratulations to Christy, Seamus, Athena, and Andis for publishing “Extracellular histones as damage-associated molecular patterns in neuroinflammatory responses” in Reviews in the Neurosciences!


Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Congratulations to Shirley, Ishvin, and Noah for presenting at the Biology Graduate Symposium!


Monday, September 26, 2022
A new undergraduate student has joined the lab! Welcome aboard Ben!


Thursday, September 1, 2022
A new graduate student has joined the lab! Welcome aboard Noah!


Sunday, August 14, 2022
Congratulations to Taryn, Christy, Victoria, Anna, Ivan, and Andis for publishing “Potential neurotoxic activity of diverse molecules released by astrocytes” in the Brain Research Bulletin!


Monday, June 6, 2022
Taryn, Seamus, Christy, Anna, and Victoria have all officially graduated, congratulations on your bachelor degrees!


Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Well done to Christy for coming first place at the Undergraduate Research Conference with her presentation on “Characterizing the neuroinflammatory activity of DNA-binding histone proteins”!


Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Congratulations to Tyler, Bridget , Ellen, and Andis for publishing “Dietary fats modulate neuroinflammation in mucin 2 knock out mice model of spontaneous colitis”. Great job!


Monday, January 10, 2022
A new undergrad just joined the lab! Welcome aboard, Alyssa.


Thursday, December 23, 2021
A new undergrad just joined the lab! Welcome, Dylan Miller.


Thursday, September 30, 2021
Congratulations to Ekta Bajwa for having her review article accepted for publication!


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
A new undergrad student has joined the lab! Welcome, Dylan.


Tuesday, August 10, 2021
A new M.Sc student has joined the lab! Welcome aboard, Ishvin.


Saturday, July 3, 2021
Congratulations to Ivan, Taryn, Christy, and Andis for publishing a review about understudied microglial neurotoxins in Neurochemistry International. Way to go!


Thursday, May 6, 2021
A new undergrad just joined the lab! Welcome, Victoria.


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Seamus received an Oral Presentation Runner-Up award at the UBCO Biology Undergraduate Research Conference last week! Well done!


Saturday, May 1, 2021
Congratulations to Taryn for finishing the last classes of her undergraduate degree. Also, today is the first official day of grad studies for Shirley. Good luck, both of you!


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Today, Andis published a paper called Targeting Neuroprotective Functions of Astrocytes in Neuroimmune Disease in the journal Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. Congratulations!


Tuesday, March 16, 2021
All three of our continuing undergrads received summer research awards! Congrats to Anna, Christy, and Seamus.


Thursday, January 28, 2021
Today our lab published a paper about extracellular cardiolipin as a regulator of microglia-mediated inflammation. Congrats to the authors: Tyler, Athena, Seamus, and Andis.


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Tyler’s thesis was approved and submitted today! Congratulations, Dr. Wenzel!


Tuesday, October 2, 2020
After defending and submitting her thesis, Ellen has graduated from the M.Sc program. Way to go!