Summer, 2019


July, 2019

  • Congratulations to Dr. Arwa Abbas for being awarded the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity!!

  • Congratulations to Alex Smith for receiving the University of Pennsylvania T32 Training Grant in Cell and Molecular Biology!!

June, 2019

  • The Zackular lab welcomes two graduate students to the lab: Josh Soto-Ocana (CAMB-CB) and Alex Smith (CAMB-MVP)!

  • The lab is excited to welcome Ying Yang, a CAMB-MVP student, for a summer rotation!

  • We are also thrilled to have two undergraduate researchers join the lab for the summer. Jose Malaret, a Penn SUIP summer student, will be joint between the Zackular and Silverman labs at CHOP and focused on C. difficile infection. Nile Bayard, an undergraduate student from Haverford College, will be working on the gut microbiota.


Spring, 2019

April, 2019

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  • The lab is excited to announce that Dr. Arwa Abbas (postdoctoral research fellow) and Orlaith Keenan (Research Technician) will be joining our team in the Summer of 2019. Arwa did her doctoral research in the laboratory of Dr. Frederic Bushman at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied the human viral microbiome in the lung. Orlaith is currently studying Microbiology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and is a Biological Sciences Intern the Apeel Sciences in Goleta, California.


Winter, 2019


January, 2019

  • We are excited to welcome Mauricio, Josh, and Alex to the lab. Mauricio is an undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is studying Biology and Chemistry. Josh and Alex are rotation students in the CAMB graduate program.


Fall, 2018

November, 2018

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  • The Zackular Lab is excited to welcome new research technician, Jessi and Post-Baccalauteate student, Paula!


Summer, 2018

We're hiring!

  • The Zackular Lab is looking for Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and Research Technicians to join the team.  If you're interested in a position or have any questions, feel free to reach out to Dr. Zackular directly.  More information can be found under Research Openings.

The Zackular Lab Opens for Business!

  • We're excited to announce that the Zackular Lab is now open!  We are located on the 12th floor of Abramson Research Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.