Skip to content


Valerie Sapp defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “Genome-wide Approaches for Understanding Disease Mechanisms in Human iPS Derived Cells” on July 24, 2020.  Over 80 faculty members, colleagues, friends and family members joined in to attend her talk, which really speaks for the tremendous impact Val and her work has had in the community.  Very well done Val! Very well done and congratulations Dr. Sapp!  

The lab’s virtual party to celebrate Val’s defense! 

Dr. Mohit Jain was awarded the competitive NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Health Sciences (ONES) awards.  The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award is intended to identify the most talented ESIs who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the Environmental Health Sciences and assist them in launching an innovative research program focused on the understanding of environmental exposure effects on people’s health.   Congratulations!

Read the full announcement here: