December 8, 2017: Wase gave a fantastic noon seminar for the department.  Congratulations Wase!

December 7, 2017: Katie did a fantastic job presenting the teaching innovations that she's been working on for her teaching minor.  Congratulations Katie!

November 6, 2017: Graduate student Rachel starts her rotation in our lab. Welcome Rachel!

October 20, 2017: Katie and Wase did a fantastic job representing the lab at Pitt Science. Congratulations!

August 27, 2017: Undergraduate researcher Meghan joins the lab.  Welcome Meghan!

August 3, 2017: The undergrads finished up their summer in the Carlson lab with two talks and a poster - some fantastic presentations were given and we will miss Ben, Monica, and Meli for the next 3 weeks. Congrats on a successful summer!

July 16, 2017: Katie did a fantastic job presenting her poster at the SSR meeting.  Congratulations!

June 29, 2017: Annual Pirates game outing for the Carlson and Lee labs.

June 28, 2017: Anne presented our most recent manuscript to the HHMI summer undergraduate students.  Sophisticated questions were asked, and the students were engaged - overall an impressive bunch of budding scientists!

June 26, 2017: Katie was awarded a travel grant from the Dietrich School of Art & Sciences to attend the SSR meeting.  Congrats Katie!


June 5, 2017: Undergrad Meli joins the lab as an HHMI summer research student.  Welcome Meli!

May 22, 2017: Katie was awarded the Larry Ewing Trainee Travel Fellowship to attend the SSR meeting.  Congrats Katie!

April 26, 2017: Last day in the lab for David, Ally, and Marc.  Congratulations on graduating!  You will all be missed!!!


February 14, 2017: Undergraduates Monica and Ben awarded summer research fellowships from HHMI.  Congratulations!

February 10, 2017: Undergrads Monica and Ben did a fantastic job presenting their posters at the undergraduate poster session.  Nice work!

February 6, 2017: Graduate student Wes starts his rotation in the lab.  Welcome Wes!

January 10, 2017: First Carlson Lab manuscript formally accepted for publication!

December 5, 2016: Undergrad James joined our group to assist with some of the technical duties around the lab.  Welcome James!

December 5, 2016: Anne presented research from the Carlson Lab at Buffalo State.  It was fantastic to meet other researchers also working on ‘other’ channels!

November 3, 2016:  Undergrad Bennett awarded the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship for his work in the lab.  Congratulations!

October 24, 2016:  Submitted our first manuscript today.  Fingers crossed!

October 21, 2016:  Bri’s last day in lab.  Good luck in grad school Bri!

August 4, 2016:  Ally presented her research at the summer research symposium.  Congratulations Ally on collecting an impressive amount of beautiful data!

July 19, 2016:  Wase got her first giga Ohm seal on the patch rig!

July 18, 2016:  Bri and Katie gave fantastic presentations at the SSR meeting.  Congratulations!

June 22, 2016:  Carlson and Lee labs went to a Pirates Game!

June 22, 2016:  Anne was awarded a grant from the Competitive Medical Research Fund through UPMC!

May 25, 2016: Summer undergraduate researcher Ally officially started in the lab.  Welcome Ally!

April 25, 2016: Wase Tembo officially started in the lab as our second graduate student.  Welcome Wase!

April 22, 2016: Undergraduates David, Marc, Monica, and Ben finish their semester in the lab.  All students collected fantastic data and we are looking forward to their return in the fall.

March 29, 2016: Katie passed her comprehensive exam. Congratulations Katie!

March 15, 2016: Anne presented some research from the Carlson lab to the Tri Beta society at Pitt.  There was an impressive turnout for an 8 pm science lecture and the students asked some great questions.  Thanks for the invitation Tri Beta.

March 1, 2016: Anne presented Katie’s work on Ca2+ signaling in the fast block at the Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.

February 5, 2016: Rotation student Uchenna finished her time in the lab and collected a lot of data.  Congratulations Uchenna!

February 2, 2016:  Anne gave the third seminar for the Carlson lab to Magee-Womens Research Institute.  It was fantastic to interact with so many reproductive biologists – thanks for the invitation!

January 12, 2016: Undergrads Monica and Bennett join the lab.  Welcome!

December 17, 2015: Undergrad (and member of the Carlson lab) Phil is graduating.  Congratulations Phil!  We’ll miss you.

December 10, 2015: Anne presented the second seminar for the Carlson lab to the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology at Pitt.

December 8, 2015: Uchenna collected beautiful data!  Congratulations Uchanna.

November 17, 2015: Anne presented a seminar on data entirely collected by the Carlson lab for the Biology Department at Washington & Jefferson College.  Thanks for the invitation Danielle.

November 9, 2015: Graduate student Uchenna starts her rotation in the lab.  Welcome Uchenna!

November 6, 2015: Sarah and Wase finished their rotations by giving two great talks. Nice work everyone.

October 10, 2015: Summer student Danielle won second place presenting her poster at the Washington & Jefferson Summer Research Symposium.  Congratulations Danielle.

October 9, 2015: Bri and Katie presented their excellent posters at the Pitt Science, and did a great job representing the Carlson Lab.

September 19, 2015: Annual departmental retreat was a success.  Anne’s talk went smoothly and Katie’s poster was fantastic. 

September 9, 2015: Rotation student Sarah gets her giga Ohm seal and excises her first inside-out patch!

September 8, 2015: Rotation student Wase records her first fertilization-evoked depolarization!

August 31, 2015: Graduate students Sarah and Wase begin their rotation in the lab.  Welcome Sarah and Wase!

July 30, 2015:  Undergraduates David and Danielle did a great job presenting their research at the summer research symposium.  Congratulations!

July 28, 2015:  Anne receives a grant from the Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation!

June 1, 2015:  HHMI Undergraduate David joins the lab for the summer.  Welcome David!

May 26, 2015:  Washington & Jefferson undergraduate Danielle joins the lab for the summer.  Welcome Danielle!

April 21, 2015:  Undergraduate Phil awarded the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship for the 2015 Fall Term.  Congrats Phil!

April 20, 2015: Katie Wozniak officially started in the lab as our first graduate student!  Welcome Katie!

April 17, 2015: First three rotation talks for students from the Carlson Lab.  Everyone did a great job.

April 16, 2015: Last day in the lab for our three undergrads: David, Phil, and Marc.  They collected some beautiful data and were fantastic members of the lab.  Looking forward to having them back in the fall!

April 10, 2015: All three rotation students record a fertilization-evoked depolarization.  Nice work everyone!

March 18, 2015:  Katie and Hiba each excised an inside-out patch for the first time!

February 27, 2015: First time breaking into an oocyte with the two electrode voltage clamp.  As expected, oocytes have a resting potential of about -40 mV.

February 9, 2015: Hiba, Rachel, and Katie begin their rotation in the lab.  Excited to do science with three great graduate students.

January 8, 2015: Undergraduates David, Phil, and Marc join the lab.  Looking forward to working with this team for Spring Semester!

January 5, 2015: Brianna joins the lab as our technician extraordinaire!  Welcome Brianna.

September 12-13, 2014: Department of Biological Sciences retreat.  First research presentation for the Carlson lab.

September 1, 2014: Carlson Lab Opens!