Lab News

March 2016 - The Meyer Lab has a new manuscript published detailing our derivation of retinal ganglion cells from iPS cells, including the use of these cells for in vitro studies of glaucoma. Check out the paper here.

March 2016 - The Meyer Lab has published a new manuscript detailing the use of mRNA cellular reprogramming strategies for the development of retinal neurons. The paper is published in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine and can be viewed here.

February 2016 - PhD student Akshaya Sridhar has been profiled by the graduate school as a "Student Success" story. Check it out here. Congrats Akshaya!

September 2015 - Graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher has been awarded a best poster prize at the recent annual meeting of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute! Congrats Sarah!

August 2015 - Graduate students Akshaya Sridhar and Sarah Ohlemacher have BOTH won best poster awards at the Midwest Eye Research Symposium at the University of Iowa! Congrats to both!

May 2015 - Graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher has received a predoctoral fellowship from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute! Congrats Sarah!

May 2015 - Graduate student Akshaya Sridhar has received TWO travel awards to attend the 2015 ARVO conference! Congrats Akshaya!

February 2015 - The Meyer Lab has had a new publication released in Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology. Check out the paper here.

January 2015 - The Meyer Lab has been awarded an R01 from the National Eye Institute! See details on the project here.

July 2014 - Graduate Student Sarah Ohlemacher has been awarded a 2nd year University Fellowship! Congrats Sarah!

June 2014 - A new publication has been released in collaboration with Dr. Canto-Soler's lab in the journal Nature Communications. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/UrcyCl

May 2014 - Clara Iglesias has graduated and is now off to pursue graduate studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Congrats Clara, and good luck!

March 2014 - Graduate student Akshaya Sridhar has been awarded the Elizabeth Steele Creveling Memorial Scholarship from the IUPUI School of Science. Congrats Akshaya!

February 2014 - Graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher has been selected to receive a travel award to attend the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Congrats Sarah!

October 2013 - Graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher receives a "best research poster" award at the meeting of the Indianapolis chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.

April 2013 - The Meyer Lab has recently published a new manuscript in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine describing the abiity to grow and differentiate human induced pluripotent stem cells in conditions lacking any animal-derived components. These results will likely further the development of stem cell-based treatments for disease. See the article here or read the press release here.

March 2013 - The Meyer Lab has published a review article on the latest developments within the field of Neural Regneration. Check it out here.