Monthly Archives: September 2012

Science Savvy September 28th, 2012

The third installment of Science Savvy is now in print! If you can’t access a paper copy, you can read the online version on the Quest site. We’ve also reprinted the text below with some external links to cool movies and the original articles. We hope you enjoy this article and will appreciate this example […]

Artemia Arrive!

A quick CervenyLab update: After what seemed like a fiasco of artemia cyst decapsulation, with lots of bleach and sodium hydroxide and sodium thiosulfate and saturated salt water, and copious amounts of water on the floor…and a leak into the office below the fish room, we successfully hatched artemia naupli yesterday! If you’ve ever had […]

Science Savvy September 21st, 2012

The newest installment of  Science Savvy Column is out in this Friday’s Quest! If you’re part of the Reed College Community, you can always thumb through a print copy and find our column, but you can also read it online…by clicking here. If you want to read the research article featured in this week’s Science […]

Now Hiring

Interested in working full-time to further the mission of the Cerveny Lab? If not you, maybe a colleague, friend, or family member is? Please see the post below. Reed College is seeking applicants for a full time Research Assistant/Technician to participate in the daily running of a newly established zebrafish lab. Duties include working closely […]

The First Fish!

     Racks and tanks, check      Water quality, check      Fish food, check and now…      FISH!!! The CervenyLab is really up and running!

Our First Science Savvy

The first full-length Science Savvy Column is out in this Friday’s Quest! If you want to read the full paper that is discussed, you can download it here. You can also read the first summary of this paper that I wrote while still a post-doc by clicking this link. Hope you enjoy the column. If […]

Specification and Morphogenesis Wnt Together in the Eye Field.

For our Developmental Neurobiology Seminar this week, we discussed regional patterning within the forebrain, focusing on the role of Wnt signaling in eye field and diencephalon specification. We read and talked about a 2005 Neuron paper, entitled “Early Stages of Zebrafish Eye Formation Require the Coordinated Activity of Wnt11, Fz5, and the Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway. The […]