Starting in 2019, Mellisa Coleman will serve as Director of the Grass Laboratory and Christophe Dupre will serve as Associate Director. Melissa is Professor at Claremont McKenna College, was a Grass Fellow in 1996 and has served as a Trustee of the Foundation since 2016. She will follow in the footsteps of Dr. Kamran Khodakhah who has been Director of the Grass lab from 2015-2018. Christophe Dupre is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Florian Engert at Harvard. Christophe was a Grass Fellow in 2016 and is continuing his exciting work on Hydra. He will follow Dr. Heather Rhodes who served as Associate Director in 2017 and 2018.
Check out Twitter Feed
Our twitter account is getting a bit more active than in the past. Check out some of the recent tweets here: https://twitter.com/grassfoundation
4th of July Parade
The traditional 4th of July parade in Woods Hole was an amazing success with the Grass Fellows hosting a squid and nautilus.
As of January 1, 2018 the Grass Foundation has a new President! Catherine Carr takes over the position from Felix Schweizer who will be helping Carr with the transition. You can read more details here: presidents-welcome
On December 18, 2017 we lost Ricardo Miledi, a dear friend of the Grass Foundation, an outstanding researcher and scholar , a wonderful human being, a fantastic mentor. He will be dearly missed! To cite FALAN: “… un maestro de las neurociencias, un latinoamericano que supo conquistar un lugar renombrado entre sus pares. Un maestro […]