Sofija Gabrilavičiūtė, Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, Vilnius University, magna cum laude. Sofija has worked on generating and validating a Cre-inducible epitope tagged tcf21 transgenic line.
Emilija Gečaitė, Bachelor of Science in Genetics, Vilnius University, magna cum laude. Emilija has made a much-improved ubiquitous CreERT2 driver for conditional mutagenesis in zebrafish. She will be presenting a poster at the European Zebrafish Meeting in Krakow. Emilija plans to pursue her PhD degree in the US.
Karolina Limanovskaja, Bachelor of Science in Genetics, Vilnius University. Karolina has identified several new conserved enhancers of the zebrafish tbx5a. She will be presenting a poster at the European Zebrafish Meeting in Krakow. Karolina is has been accepted into the Master of Life Sciences in Molecular Biology program at Vilnius University Life Sciences Center.
Gerda Matuškevičiūtė, Master of Life Sciences in Genetics, Vilnius University, cum laude. Gerda has worked on characterizing the heart regeneration defect observed in tbx5a conditional gene trap mutants. Gerda has accepted a job offer from ThermoFisher Scientific Lithuania.
Christopher Merlo, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Temple University. Chris has mainly worked on engineering epitope tags into the zebrafish genome. Chris continues in the 4+1 Professional Science Masters Program in Biotechnology at Temple.
Bilal Zia, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Temple University, magna cum laude. Bill has worked on inducing a conditional aldh1a2 mutation in adult zebrafish hearts. Bill is taking a gap year applying to Medical Schools.