HARNETT LAB NEWS

 

July 3, 2017 - lab lunch on the green

Summertime is best time.

Summertime is best time.

Its all fun and games...

Its all fun and games...

...until someone tries to take Mateo's pizza.

...until someone tries to take Mateo's pizza.

 

June 29, 2017 - Andrew's end of rotation lunch

 

June 28, 2017 - Harnett lab retreat at Mark's house

 

June 5, 2017 - McGovern retreat in Providence, RI

Dad used to frequent The Black Pearl when he was stationed here back in the Navy.

Dad used to frequent The Black Pearl when he was stationed here back in the Navy.

So we all went for a drink!

So we all went for a drink!

 
"Hey Quique, is that really your fourth lobster?"

"Hey Quique, is that really your fourth lobster?"

"..."

"..."

"You are like a little baby.  Watch this."

"You are like a little baby.  Watch this."

 

May 12, 2017 - old Friends from janelia Ben sivyer and Greg gauvain visit the lab

 

They immediately begin reenacting some sort of human resources role-play thing in my office.  I think Ben just fired Greg...

 

April 28, 2017 - Mark teaches at ACAN on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland, Australia

Taxi, BOS->LAX->QLD, another taxi...

Taxi, BOS->LAX->QLD, another taxi...

 
On the ocean side of the island with ACAN course director Stephen Williams and my old Magee labmates Jinny Kim and Sebastian Royer.

On the ocean side of the island with ACAN course director Stephen Williams and my old Magee labmates Jinny Kim and Sebastian Royer.

Stephen and I explored the bay at low tide.

Stephen and I explored the bay at low tide.

...then a ferry out to the island from Brisbane...

...then a ferry out to the island from Brisbane...

...a quick pitstop at the Fruit Barn for caffeine...

...a quick pitstop at the Fruit Barn for caffeine...

...and right into a kayak...

...and right into a kayak...

This beach goes on for like 17 miles.

This beach goes on for like 17 miles.

This is literally across the street from the lab.

This is literally across the street from the lab.

with Maarten Kole!  Best way to avoid jetlag.

with Maarten Kole!  Best way to avoid jetlag.

We didn't see any whales or dolphins or sharks...

We didn't see any whales or dolphins or sharks...

Gorgeous sunsets here.

Gorgeous sunsets here.

ACAN was absolutely amazing.  I highly recommend it for those interested in learning rigorous patch-clamp electrophysiology:

http://acan.qbi.uq.edu.au/

 

April 20, 2017 - Marie wins the Walle Nauta Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching.

Congratulations Marie!

Congratulations Marie!

 

april 16, 2017 - lou seriously wore a shirt with his z-stacks on it for his lab meeting

This is amazing.

This is amazing.

Lukas thinks so too.

Lukas thinks so too.

 

april 13, 2017 - Lukas and Jakob borrow Mark's car to pick up supplies at the hardware store.

With expressions like that, how could I not trust them?

With expressions like that, how could I not trust them?

 

march 25, 2017 - mark and lou attend the Dendrites gordon research conference in Tuscany

But first a quick stop with Elly Nedivi in Firenze for:

But first a quick stop with Elly Nedivi in Firenze for:

Gelato and ...

Gelato and ...

to say hi to the Boar!

to say hi to the Boar!

 
The view from the hotel.

The view from the hotel.

The hotel itself.

The hotel itself.

On a hike above the hotel.

On a hike above the hotel.

On a stroll through Castelnuovo di Garfagnana after lunch.

On a stroll through Castelnuovo di Garfagnana after lunch.

Mark and Lou out and about.

Mark and Lou out and about.

Mark with Nelson Spruston, Roberto Araya, and Kurt Haas at Guiseppe's in Barga.

Mark with Nelson Spruston, Roberto Araya, and Kurt Haas at Guiseppe's in Barga.

February 6, 2017 - donuts and dendrites lab meeting

Union Square donuts!

Union Square donuts!

And more dendritic patching than the audience can handle...

And more dendritic patching than the audience can handle...

 

February 2, 2017 - Jakob and Lukas setting up a high tech dissecting scope stand

Stability is obviously not a priority at this point...

Stability is obviously not a priority at this point...

 

January 17, 2017 - our first human slices

Mateo patches our first human neuron.

Mateo patches our first human neuron.

And is overjoyed about it.

And is overjoyed about it.

Pretty sweet...

Pretty sweet...

The lab is rapt as Lou patches human dendrites...

The lab is rapt as Lou patches human dendrites...

Quick break for food so we can patch through the night...

Quick break for food so we can patch through the night...

January 5, 2017 - Mateo has named the quad patch amplifiers

Its almost a full blown party!

Its almost a full blown party!