The Hurley Laboratory at

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2021

March 2021: The Hurley lab is awarded a 2021 NSF Career award.
February 2021: RPI blogs about the research going on in the Hurley lab.
January 2021: Inverse covers the release of our Genome Research paper.
January 2021: In collaboration with the Curtis lab, Emily Collins leads a study published in Genome Research that grants new understanding of circadian regulation of macrophages and the immune system.
January 2021: RPI highlights our Genome research publication.

2020

December 2020: The Hurley lab, in collaboration with the Dordick and Figueiro Labs, is gifted a grant Warren Alpert Foundation to study the effects of the clock on ALZ in the 4th dimension.
December 2020: Dr. Alexander Mosier defends his thesis!
September 2020: The Hurley lab is featured in RPI's "New Findings".
Sept 2020: Jackie Pelham and Jen publish a review in Cell Communications and Signaling! Watch a Video Byte of the review.
Sept 2020: Undergraduates Sandhya Vellayappan and Sowmya Srinivasan and Master's student Cara Bartlett join the lab.
September 2020: Jen give a virtual invited lecture to the University of South Florida.
Aug 2020: Jen give a virtual invited lecture to the Virtual IDPSeminar Series group.
May 2020: Jen is given the Directors Award from SRBR for Early Career Research. Way to go earning this award Hurley Lab members!
May 2020: Hannah de los Santos wins a 2020 Society for Research in Biological Rhythms TYDE Award! Congratulations Hannah!
May 2020: Jen wins the Rensselaer/School of Science Early Career Research Award.
May 2020: Meaghan Jankowski wins a 2020 Society for Research in Biological Rhythms Merit Award! Congratulations Meaghan!
May 2020: Jackie Pelham wins a 2020 Society for Research in Biological Rhythms Merit Award! Congratulations Jackie!
May 2020: Alex Mosier wins a 2020 Canadian Society for Research in Biological Rhythms Merit Award! Congratulations Alex!
May 2020: Meaghan Jankowski gives an invited talk at the Society for Research in Biological Rhythms.
May 2020: Alex Mosier gives an invited talk at the New York's Clocks Club.
May 2020: Jen chairs a Symposia at the Society for Research in Biological Rhythms.
May 2020: Gretchen Clark gives an invited talk at the Society for Research in Biological Rhythms.
May 2020: Joshua Thomas wins the Roland walker Prize. Congratulations Josh!
May 2020: Undergraduate Will Fall joins the lab.
May 2020: Alex, Jackie, Hannah, Emily, and Zachary present posters at the Society for Research in Biological rhythms.
April 2020: The Hurley lab is featured in the Rensselaer news for the work they are doing during the shutdown.
March 2020: Dr. Hannah De los Santos defends her thesis!
March 2020: Dr. Emily Collins defends her thesis!
February 2020: Jen publishes a review of novel research in Science and Translational Medicine.
February 2020: The Hurley lab publishes a novel program to find oscillations in circadian data.
January 2020: Iswarya Muthukumarasamy is awarded the ALZ/NIH T32 Fellowship to continue her studies of the circadian clock. Congrats Iswarya!

2019

December 2019: Jen is interviewed in Women's Health "Timing is Everything."
December 2019: Jen is interviewed on the RPI "Why not change the world?" podcast.
November 2019: Jen gives an invited lecture at North Carolina State University.
October 2019: Sam Altshuler is award the Rensselaer Founders award.
October 2019: Joshua Thomas is award the Rensselaer Founders award.
October 2019: Gretchen Clark is award the Rensselaer Founders award.
October 2019: Hannah gives an invited talk at the New York Clocks Club.
October 2019: Jen gives an invited lecture at Oklahoma State University.
September 2019: Jen give an invited talk at the Society for Neuroscience Albany Meeting.
August 2019: Meaghan Jankowski joins the lab as a graduate student.
June 2019: Emily gives an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference on Chronobiology.
June 2019: Gretchen Clark is awarded the ALZ/NIH T32 Fellowship to continue her studies of the circadian clock. Congrats Gretchen!
June 2019: Meaghan Jankowski is awarded the CBIS/NIH T32 Fellowship to continue her studies of the circadian clock. Congrats Meaghan!
June 2019: Zachary Chase is awarded the CBIS/NIH T32 Fellowship to continue his studies of the circadian clock. Congrats Zachary!
May 2019: Zachary Chase joins the lab as a graduate student.
May 2019: Jackie Pelham receives the Canadian Chronobiology Conference travel award.
May 2019: Hannah De los Santos receives the Canadian Chronobiology Conference best poster award.
May 2019: Graduate student Gretchen Clark joins the lab!
May 2019: Iswarya Muthukumarasamy joins the lab as a graduate student.
May 2019: Zachary Chase wins the Roland Walker Prize.
April 2019: Alex Mosier receives a travel award for the 2019 American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference.
March 2019: Meaghan gives an invited talk at the Fungal Genetics Meeting.
March 2019: Jen gives an invited talk at the Fungal Genetics Meeting.
March 2019: Jen Hurley and Jackie Pelham invited to travel to the RPI Coast to Coast Event.
March 2019: The labs research is featured at the Department of Energy Understanding circadian rhythms in algae and fungi.
March 2019: Jackie Pelham and Alex Mosier receive travel awards for the 2019 American Society of Biophysics Conference.
February 2019: The labs research is featured at the Department of Energy When It Comes to the Circadian Clock, Proteins Can Have Their Own Rhythm.
January 2019: Undergraduates Nathan Buckley, Sam Altshuler, and Chris Kirchhoff join the lab!
January 2019: Alex Mosier gives an invited talk at the Albany Branch of the Microbiology Student Chapter.
January 2019: The Hurley lab published a review on the contributions of Neurospora to the circadian field.

2018

December 2018: The Hurley lab publishes work demonstrating that there is a high level of post-transcriptional regulation in circadian output.
November 2018: The Hurley lab publishes CRAFTY, a method to study conformational changes in clock proteins over time.
November 2018: Hannah De los Santos is awarded a supplemental fellowship to work on the U01 project. Great work Hannah!
November 2018: RPI runs a story on the lab, Research Focuses on a New Frontier in Circadian Rhythms.
November 2018: Jackie Pelham and Alex Mosier are given travel awards for the 2019 Biophysics conference in Baltimore. Congratulations Jackie and Alex!
October 2018: The Hurley lab and collaborators are awarded a User proposal from the DOE: "Towards a metabolic model of circadian clock control of metabolism in Neurospora crassa."
October 2018: Jackie Pelham gives Keynote address at RPI Alumni Awards brunch. Well done Jackie.
October 2018: Jen is invited to speak at the Cell 2018 Exciting Biologies conference.
October 2018: Emily gives an invited talk at the New York Clocks Club invited talk.
October 2018: Meaghan Jankowski and Hannah De los Santos are invited to give talks at the 2018 Neurospora conference at Asilomar. Great work Meaghan and Hannah!
August 2018: Jen is named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Chair.
July 2018: The Hurley lab is awarded a 2018 MIRA award from the NIH.
May 2018: Jen and collaborators publish work investigating the central metabolism of Neurospora crassa.
May 2018 The lab publishes a model of metabolic regulation in Neurospora with Bill Cannon at the DOE.
May 2018: Former lab member Sam Fordyce is given the 2018 Roland Walker Prize. Congratulations Sam!
May 2018: Cate Mann is given the 2018 Roland Walker Prize and profiled by RPI as an a model student at RPI. Congratulations Cate!
May 2018: Jackie gives an invited talk atNew York Clocks Club invited talk.
May 2018: Jen gives an invited lecture at the Society for Research in Biological Rhythms.
May 2018: Emily Collins and Hannah De los Santos are invited to give talks as the 2018 SRBR. Great work Emily and Hannah!
April 2018: Hannah De los Santos is awarded a 2018 SRBR TYDE fellowship. Great work Hannah!
March 2018: The Hurley lab is featured in the RPI Alumni Magazine.
March 2018: Jen gives an invited lecture at the American Physics Society Annual Meeting.
March 2018: Jen gives an invited lecture at Southern Connecticut University.
March 2018: Jen gives an invited lecture at UC Riverside.
January 2018: The Hurley lab's research about environmental affects on the clock is featured in NPR's Academic Minute.
January 2018: Jen gives an invited Niskayuna High School Science Night.
January 2018: The Hurley lab's The Conversation article about environmental affects on the clock is featured in many far reaching media outlets.

2017

December 2017: Jen gives the plenary lecture at the Shenandoah Scientific Honor Society Induction.
December 2017: Master's Student Cate Mann joins the lab!
November 2017: Jen is part of a major position paper on omics analyses in circadian rhythms, Guidelines for genome-scale analysis of circadian rhythms.
November 2017: RPI runs a story on the lab, "Can Environmental Toxins Disrupt the Biological Clock?
November 2017: Emily gives an invited talk at New York Clocks Club.
November 2017: The Hurley lab collaborates with the Jefferson Project to demonstrate the effects of pollution on the Circadian Clock. The paper is featured on the NSF website!
October 2017: Hannah De los Santos gives an Invited talk for IDEA at RPI.
October 2017: The Hurley lab is featured in the RPI alumni magazine.
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September 2017: Graduate student Jackie Pelham is in the RPI news for her work with the Fox Memorial Foundation, partnering with Rensselaer to give local students hands-on experience with STEM.
August 2017: Hannah gives an invited talk at Association for Computing Machinery Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics.
June 2017: Hannah, Emily and Jennifer collaborate with Kristin Bennett to publish Circadian Rhythms in Neurospora Exhibit Biologically Relevant Driven and Damped Harmonic Oscillations.
May 2017: Graduate student Zachary Chase joins the lab!
March 2017: Jen gives an invited lecture at the Fungal Genetics Conference.
February 2017: Jen gives an invited lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.
January 2017: Jennifer collaborates with Deb Bell-Pedersen's lab to publish The Neurospora Transcription Factor ADV-1 Transduces Light Signals, and Temporal Information to Control Rhythms in Expression of Cell-Fusion Genes.
January 2017: Undergraduate Anusri Kadakuntla joins the lab!
January 2017: Graduate student Jackie Pelham joins the lab!

2016

December 2016: RPI runs a story on the lab, Tracking the Circadian Clock.
December 2016: Jen gives an invited lecture at Siena College.
November 2016: Jen gives an invited lecture at Clarkson University.
October 2016: The Hurley lab and collaborators are awarded a User proposal from the DOE: "Towards a metabolic model of circadian clock control of metabolism in Neurospora crassa."
November 2016: Jennifer is invited to be a part of an international symposium on Chronobiology in Santiago, Chile.
September 2016: Sam Fordyce, Hannah De los Santos and Jackie Pelham are all given RPI founders awards - the top award that RPI gives. Congrats Sam, Hannah and Jackie!
August 2016: The Hurley lab and collaborators are awarded a U01 from the NIH: "Multiscale Modeling of Circadian Rhythms."
August 2016: Emily Collins is awarded the CBIS/NIH T32 Fellowship to continue her studies of the circadian clock. Congrats Emily!
July 2016: Jennifer and collaborators published an invited review on the new developments in the field of Circadian Biology in TIBS!
June 2016: Jen gives an invited lecture at the Gordon Research Conference on Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology.
June 2016: Graduate student Hannah De los Santos joins the lab!
June 2016: The structure of FRH and the implications of this structure are published in EMBO. This work stems from a long collaboration between Jennifer Hurley, the Dunlap and Loros labs and Brian Crane.
May 2016: The Hurley lab publishes a review on the connections between fungal metabolism and the clock.
May 2016: Jen gives an invited talk at the Society for Research in Biological Rhythms.
May 2016: Graduate student Alex Mosier joins the lab!
April 2016: Jen gives an invited lecture at the DARPA Biochronicity Program Meeting.
April 2016: Graduate student Emily Collins joins the lab!
March 2016: Sophomore Sam Fordyce and Junior Jackie Pelham awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) fellowships from Rensselaer to continue their projects in the Hurley lab! Congratulations guys and thanks RPI!
February 2016: Meaghan Jankowski joins the lab!

2015

December 2015: Sam Fordyce joins the lab!
November 4th, 2015: Circadian Clocks - The Rhythm of Life, From Microbes to Humans, a feature article regarding the research performed by Dr. Hurley, published for Rensselaer.
November 2015: Junior Jackie Pelham joins the lab!
October 31, 2015: The Hurley lab published an invited review on the interconnection between the fungal clock and metabolism in Fungal Genetics and Biology!
September 2015: Freshmen Katie Uliva joins the lab!
August 17th, 2015: Jennifer Hurley joins Rensselaer!
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