Nolan was awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the NIH! Way to go, Nolan!!
The Jost lab is thrilled to receive support for various research projects in the lab. We would like to thank: the Mathers Foundation, the William F. Milton Fund at Harvard, the Harvard Foundry, and the Harvard Q-FASTR program for their support!
Our awesome second-year graduate students, Hyunho and Madison, both passed their qualifying exams for the BBS program! Congratulations, Hyunho and Madison!!!
Madison was awarded the Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant! We can't wait to see the cool science you do with this support!
The Jost lab is officially two years old!
Kush Desai joins us as a visiting graduate student! Kush is visiting from Imperial College.
Alex Hall joins the lab for his post-doc! Alex is no stranger to HMS, as he joins us from the Helaine lab!
The Jost lab holds its first lab retreat! We spent two days brainstorming projects, enjoying great food, and exploring Lake Winnipesaukee. Many more to follow!
The Jost lab attends the HMS Micro retreat for the first time! Great science and lots of fun at Cape Cod!
Manasvi passes her qualifying exam in the BBS program! Congratulations Manasvi!
Baylee passes her qualifying exam in the BBS program! Congratulations Baylee!
First Jost Lab holiday party, featuring flaming mulled wine, a sampling of flavored potato chips (sponsored by Yufang), lots of food, and good times, all fully vaccinated and boosted! Happy Holidays!
The lab receives a Child Health Research Award from the Charles H. Hood Foundation to support our work identifying microbial drivers of childhood obesity!
Happy Halloween! (and celebrating the move)
After six months in temporary space, we successfully moved into our final lab space, with lots of room and a brand-new TC room!
Josh joins the lab for a rotation! Josh is a first-year student in the Harvard MCO program.
Xing joins the lab as a research assistant! Xing just completed her B.S. at Bates and is excited to learn about the gut microbiome.
Baylee and Manasvi decide to join the lab as the first two Ph.D. students! We celebrated with an outdoors, fully vaccinated happy hour!
Manasvi joins the lab for a rotation and we move to a bigger lab space, with desks and benches for everyone!
Baylee and Stephen start in-person rotations, and the lab space is starting to look functional!
The Jost Lab is open! We are starting in one bay while our future lab space gets renovated. We will get to upgrade to a bigger space in May. In any case, we are excited to get started!
The Jost Lab website is online! Other than that, moving pieces are falling into place, slowly but surely. We are looking forward to getting into full gear in April!
Baylee, Simon, and Stephen start virtual rotations in the lab! The virtual format is new to all of us, but we are off to a great start in planning out a literature review.