February 13th, 2020 Two excellent talks this week at the Keystone Intra- and Intercellular Mechanisms of Aging Meeting by Abigail Brown and Amanda Audesse. Well done!!
February 11th, 2020 Happy Women in Science Day! January 28th, 2020 Check out our pre-print on chromatin-level changes underlying neural stem cell activation! Available here in Bioarchives.
December 10th, 2019 Congratulations to undergraduate Zach Gardell on a fantastic honors thesis defense!!!!
November 6, 2019 Today is the Northeast Glenn Foundation Aging meeting. Don't miss two student talks from the Webb lab: Abigail Brown presenting on FOXO-regulated longevity networks in human cells and Kaitlyn Hajdarovic talking about reprogramming methods to study aging!
September 18, 2019 Neuroscience student Kaitlyn Hajarovic is presenting her work on establishing a new reprogramming-based platform to study aged neurons at the CSH Stem Cell Biology Meeting.
August 31, 2019 Sun Maybury-Lewis wins the Brown MCB Graduate Program poster prize! Well done Sun!!!!
July 19th, 2019 Congratulations to Neuroscience graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic for receiving the Neustein Fellowship from the Carney Institute for Brain Science at Brown!!!
June 1, 2019 We are excited to welcome two new students to the lab! Neuroscience graduate student Kelsey Babcock and Brown undergraduate David Suarez have officially joined the Webb Lab!
May 3rd, 2019 Today is undergraduate Mitchell Yeary's last day in the lab. Wishing him the best of luck in his new position at the Broad Institute!!!
Apr 11th, 2019 Our manuscript investigating the genomic network supporting proteostasis in neural stem cells is now published in Plos Genetics! Click HERE for access.
Mar 17th, 2019 Today is the Brown Brain Fair! Swing by our table to learn about neurogenesis, aging, and cellular reprogramming!
Jan 22nd, 2019 Today we welcome a new rotation student from MCB, Leslie Pedraza!
Jan 18th, 2019 MCB graduate program rotation talks are today. Good luck to Azu Rocha and all of the first year students!
Nov 14th, 2018 Very excited to present our work on FOXO and stem cell aging at the Gerontological Society of America meeting in Boston, MA!
Nov 7th, 2018 Today is the Northeast Glenn Symposium at Yale University! Congrats to all presenters, including speaker Sun Maybury-Lewis who is presenting her work on chromatin accessibility and stem cell aging. Also, many posters from the Webb lab and other great Aging labs at Brown!
Oct 1st, 2018 At the CSH Mechanisms of aging meeting? Check out two student presentations from the Webb Lab: Amanda Audesse will talk about her work on regulation of NSC quiescence during aging by FOXO factors and Sun Maybury-Lewis will present her work on how chromatin state changes support NSC activation.
MCB graduate student Azucena Rocha begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
Aug 31st, 2018 Great talk at the Brown MCB Retreat by graduate student Sun Maybury-Lewis on how chromatin accessibility regulates cell cycle status in neural stem cells!
July 9th, 2018 The Webb Lab welcomes Neuroscience Graduate Student Kelsey Babcock for a summer rotation!
June 30th, 2018 Excited to present our research on FOXOs, aging neural stem cells, and cancer at the 2018 AGE/AFAR meeting!
June 26th, 2018 Our collaborative work with Brenna Henn (UC Davis), Elizabeth Atkinson (Broad Institute) and Sohini Ramachandran (Brown) on FOXP2 and language acquisition was just accepted at Cell! Congrats to the team and Brown Neuroscience student Amanda Audesse on an exciting story!
June 20th, 2018 Ashley Webb is appointed as the Richard and Edna Salomon Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry at Brown University.
June 15th, 2018 The Webb Lab welcomes a new research Assistant, Lexi Hassell, to the lab. Shleshma is moving on to grad school in Brisbane - congrats!!!
April 24th, 2018 Zach Gardell presents his work on the regulation of stem cell dormancy in glioblastoma at the Brown MCB Undergraduate research symposium!
April 17th, 2018 Our work with the Brunet Lab investigating mechanisms of proteostasis that preserve neural stem cell function during aging is published in Science.
April 10th, 2018 Brown undergraduate Zach Gardell receives an Undergraduate Research and Training Award from Brown University! February 20, 2018 Interested in learning more about how FOXO transcription factors are regulated? Check out this review by MCB graduate student Abigail Brown, recently published in Current Topics in Developmental Biology.
January 15, 2018 MCB graduate student Brendan McCarthy-Sinclair begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
November 8, 2017 Graduate student Abigail Brown is presenting her our work on FOXO target regulation across evolution at the Northeast Glenn Meeting at UConn!
September 26, 2017 Presentation of our work on FOXO, stem cell aging, and glioblastoma at the Cold Spring Harbor Biology of Stem Cells meeting.
September 10, 2017 MCB graduate student Julia Nemtsova begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
September 5, 2017 Brown undergraduate student Mitchell Yeary joins the Webb lab!
July 21, 2017 Neuro graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic officially joins the Webb Lab - welcome Kaitlyn!!!
July 17, 2017 Congratulations to Sun Kim for receiving the Robin Chemers Neustein Graduate Research Award from the Brown Institute for Brain Science!
June 7, 2017 Brown undergraduate student Zachary Gardell joins the Webb lab!
May 30, 2017 MCB graduate student Abigail Brown advances to PhD candidacy. Great work Abigail!
May 23, 2017 Neuroscience graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic begins a rotation in the lab. Welcome Kaitlyn!
March 29, 2017 The lab welcomes visiting scholar Daniela Nascimento Silva from Salvador-Bahia, Brazil!
March 28, 2017 Today is Mind Brain Research Day at Brown! Stop by Sayles Hall to view posters by Shleshma Dhakal and Amanda Audesse.
January 1, 2017 The lab receives funding from the COBRE Center for Computational Biology of Human Disease!
November 4, 2016 MCB student Sun Kim presents her work on chromatin dynamics in aging neural stem cells at the Northeast Glenn Symposium, Yale University.
August 26, 2016 Curious about how FOXOs function in the brain? Read this review article just published by MCB graduate student Sun Kim.
July 11, 2016 Check out our collaborative study with the Wernig Lab (Stanford) on the regulation of neuronal reprogramming by Foxo3 during aging. Just published in PNAS.
July 9, 2016 Interested in current funding challenges (and possible solutions) facing young investigators in the stem cell field? See this recent interview in Cell Stem Cell: 10 Questions: Approaches to Research Funding.
June 30, 2016 MCB graduate student Trent Woodham advances to PhD candidacy and is awarded the Biology of Aging Training Grant. Nice work Trent!
June 7, 2016 MCB graduate student Sun Kim advances to PhD candidacy. Congrats Sun!
May 27, 2016 The Webb Lab is expanding! We welcome two new graduate students: Abigail Brown from MCB and Amanda Audesse from Neuroscience.
April 8, 2016 Congratulations to Sun Kim for receiving a Glenn/AFAR Scholarship in the Biology of Aging! Well done!!!!
April 4, 2016 First year MCB graduate student Angela Tata begins a rotation in the Webb lab. Welcome Angela!
March 12, 2016 The Webb Lab receives a Medical Research Grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. Thank you for supporting our work!
March 6, 2016 Manuscript accepted at Aging Cell! Meta-analysis of direct targets of the pro-longevity transcription factor FOXO/DAF-16 throughout evolution.
Feb 5, 2016 Ashley Webb is awarded the Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award from Brown University. Thank you for the support!
Feb 3, 2016 Two first year students begin rotations in the Webb Lab: Megan Gura (MCB) and Amanda Audesse (Neuroscience).
Jan 19, 2016 Sun Kim is awarded the Biology of Aging Training Grant. Congrats!
Nov 1, 2015 MCB graduate student Abigail Brown begins her rotation in the Webb Lab. Welcome Abigail!
Oct 1, 2015 The Webb Lab receives the Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging!
July 1, 2015 MCB graduate student Trenton Woodham joins the Sedivy and Webb labs!
July 1, 2015 Ashley Webb receives a junior investigator research grant from the American Federation for Aging Research.
June 29, 2015 The Webb lab welcomes a new MCB rotation student, Brett Baggett.
June 8, 2015 Brown UTRA student Reid Secondo joins the lab!
June 1, 2015 MCB graduate student Sun Kim joins the Webb lab. Welcome Sun!