Inner Ear 3D Reconstruction
Inner Ear 3D Reconstruction

Mouse Ear E16.5

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Oculomotor nucleus
Oculomotor nucleus

NeuroVue Dye tracing Oculomotor Nucleus

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NeuroVue Dye Tracing
NeuroVue Dye Tracing

Mouse whisker pad innervation

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Inner Ear 3D Reconstruction
Inner Ear 3D Reconstruction

Mouse Ear E16.5

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Laboratory News

May 2022

Zach has joined the lab as a PhD student. Welcome Zach!

Drs. Ketchum and Sheltz-Kempf have officially graduated.  Good luck in your future careers!

Paige has been accepted to the PhD program at Dartmouth. Congratulations Paige!

Lucas and Serena have graduated with honors.  Congratulations Lucas and Serena!

April 2022

Kate has been accepted to veterinary school at the University of Tennessee.  Congratulations Kate!

March 2022

Elizabeth and Sydney have successfully defended their PhD theses.  Congratulations Dr. Ketchum and

Dr. Sheltz-Kempf.

January 2022

Zach and Elizabeth's paper, "Fzd3 Expression Within Inner Ear Afferent Neurons Is Necessary for Central Pathfinding," has been published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience.

September 2021

 

Jeremy is the recipient of the Inaugural Interdisciplinary Research Grant from WMU's Office for Research and Innovation.  The grant is entitled, "Hearing and Vision Loss in the Elderly Population: From Molecules to Society."

The Duncan Lab has a new PhD student. Welcome Elannah to the lab!

August 2021

Makayla and Paige have successfully defended their Master's Theses.  Congratulations Makayla and Paige!

 

April 2021

Hiba and Kate successfully defended their Honors Theses.  Congratulations Hiba and Kate!

Hiba has been admitted to Ohio State College of Medicine.  Congratulations Hiba!

December 2020

Sydney has successfully defended her candidacy exam. Congratulations Sydney!

August 2020

Elizabeth has successfully defended her candidacy exam.  Congratulations Elizabeth!

May 2020

Jeremy has received a FRACCA award from OVPRI.  The project is entitled "Determining the Role of Gata3 in Inner Ear Neurons."

Zach has successfully defended his Master's Thesis.  Congratulations Zach!

April 2020

Makayla has successfully defended her Honors Thesis.  Congratulations Makayla!

February 2020

 

Zach has been accepted to the Immunology PhD program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Congratulations Zach!

Paige has received the 2020 Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award. Congratulations Paige!

January 2020

 

Paige re-joins the lab as an accelerated M.S. student. Welcome back Paige!

Accelerated M.S. Student Makayla Long joins the lab. Welcome Mckayla!

Sydney’s article “Strategies to Restore Hearing” has been published in the Hilltop Review. Way to go Sydney!

Students Elizabeth, Sydney, and Paige present posters at the 43rd Annual ARO Meeting in San Jose, CA.

Undergraduate Student Somi Yoon joins the lab.  Welcome Somi!

Honors Undergraduate Student Serena Karlov joins the lab.  Welcome Serena!

PhD student Elizabeth has been awarded a Travel Award to attend the 43rd Annual ARO Meeting in San Jose, CA.

December 2019

 

Paige successfully defended her honors thesis and receives the Best Honors Thesis Presentation Award.  She graduates summa cum laude from WMU. Congratulations Paige!

Olivia L. has graduated from WMU and accepted a position at Northern Biomedical Research.  Congratulations Olivia!

August 2019

Honors Undergraduate Student Hiba Ahmad joins the lab.  Welcome Hiba!

July 2019

Students Elizabeth, Sydney, Zach, and Paige present posters at The 8th Midwest Auditory Research Conference at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

May 2019

Students Elizabeth, Sydney, Zach, and Paige present posters at The Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.

Jeremy has been awarded a grant from WMU's College of Arts and Sciences for Summer 2019 providing funding for PhD student Elizabeth.

April 2019

Meskerem has successfully defended her Honors Thesis and graduated from WMU.  Congratulations Meskerem!

March 2019

Honors Undergraduate Student Olivia Ambursley-Gries joins the lab.  Welcome Olivia!

February 2019

Undergraduate Student Olivia Leighton joins the lab.  Welcome Olivia!

January 2019

 

Zach re-joins the lab as a M.S. student. Welcome back Zach!

Honors Undergraduate Student Paige Blinkiewicz joins the lab.  Welcome Paige!

December 2018

Jeremy has received an Early Career Research Award from the NIDCD. The project is “Determining the Molecular Landscape Necessary for Hair Cell Differentiation.”

Undergraduate student Zach Stoner graduates from WMU.  Congratulations Zach!

November 2018

Jeremy presents a poster at the Society for Neuroscience Conference in Washington D.C.

August 2018

PhD Student Sydney Sheltz-Kempf joins the Lab. Welcome Sydney!

May 2018

Undergraduate Student Zach Stoner joins the lab.  Welcome Zach!

November 2017

Honors Undergraduate Student Meskerem Tolossa joins the lab.  Welcome Meskerem!

August 2017

 

PhD Student Elizabeth Ketchum joins the lab. Welcome Elizabeth!