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Sara is off to BoP!

Sara was admitted to the 2019 Biology of Parasitism course at Woods Hole at the Marine Biological Laboratory and won a Boehringer Travel Fellowship to support this endeavor! Send us postcards and popovers from Pie in the Sky!!!

Cologne Carnival at MPI

MPI has an annual costume competition…we went as the Toxoplasma life cycle complete with Toxoplasma (Ece), an infected human brain (Sara), the cat host (Bruna), Chronic stage in hiding (Shamir) and a crazy cat lady (me).

Host (Bruna) and parasite (Ece)

Host (Bruna) and parasite (Ece)

Infected Toxo brain (Sara)

Infected Toxo brain (Sara)

Host and its Toxo-infected poop (Bruna), crazy cat lady (me), Infected brain (Sara)

Host and its Toxo-infected poop (Bruna), crazy cat lady (me), Infected brain (Sara)

Lab opens January 2019

Lab officially opens at the Max Planck Institute for Biology Of Ageing In 1/1/2019—until then will be working as a visiting scientist at the Whitehead Institute to learn CRISPR Screens and organello-metabolomics