Gallery

Images from Bortvin lab history in approximate reverse chronological order:

Alex at the 82 Symposium for Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Leaving the mark on Science.
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Marla Tharp presenting at the Mid-Atlantic SDB regional meeting (UMBC, May 20, 2017) 

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A Franco – Italian awesomeness

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A birthday cake for Rejeanne Justee! Rejeanne has worked at Carnegie Embryology with outstanding Donald Brown (on the background), Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado and Joe Gall.

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Marla and Alex represented the lab at March for Science in Washington D.C.

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When a picture is worth a thousand words…

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Celebrating Alex’ 50th birthday

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Meiosis Holliday humor

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Chiara and Marla get along famously

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An Italian postdoc Chiara De Luca has joined the lab in 2016 and hit the right note with all of us.
 

 

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Marla Tharp and Safia Malki and their awesome posters.
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Is Marla Tharp navigating a submarine? Nope, she’s taking EM images of mouse ovaries.

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Marla Tharp is our latest talented graduate student.

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Celebrating Valeriya’s Ph.D.

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Vaaleriya enjoys lab-themed fashion at her thesis defense party. Her twin sister is happy to not be receiving the same precious pair of running shorts

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When funds are tight, Alex becomes the One Who Knocks…

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Safia and Alex celebrate publishing their L1 oocyte story. Finally!

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Lab memorabilia gifts for Pavol Genzor

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Pavol Genzor, PhD!

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We did tell you that Pavol is a very likable guy, didn’t we?

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Last lab meeting with Pavol Genzor

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Lab meeting.

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Julio with his thesis printed. A very exciting moment for Julio Castañeda!

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Skeptical Julio Castañeda and Alan Spradling listen to Alex’ fantasies at 2014 Germ cell meeting

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A birthday cake for Julio Castañeda

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Birthday cakes. Rejeanne Justee (our lab tech) and Ivana Celic (research scientist). Pavol runs the show as usual.

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We work with mice. Once in a while you come across a cute coat color mutant like this one.

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Lab meeting and a birthday celebration

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Lab lunch. Rare image of Shreyas Jadhav, a short term postdoc.
 

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Hunter College graduate, Valeriya Gaysinskaya.

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Godfried distracts himself while listening to Radiohead. Or the other way around.

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An extremely likable and friendly graduate student Pavol Genzor comes from Slovakia by way of Pennsylvania.
 

 

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Godfried van der Heijden, Ina Soh, Juio Castañeda, Safia Malki and Alex around the time of Ina Soh’s graduation in 2008.

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Our Dutch master of all things meiosis, Godfried van der Heijden.

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A UC Davis graduate, Julio Castañeda was the first graduate student to reach the finish line.

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Safia Malki leaves France  to join the lab in 2006.

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A Princeton graduate, Tara Hardiman was our first lab tech since the very beginning.

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Lab Mascot – Tanuki – Japanese raccoon dog, the species known for their prominent male germ cell-harboring organs. Brought from Japan by Godfried van der Heijden.
 

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Office. With a balcony!

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Moving into Andy Fire’s lab space in the old Embryology building in 2004.  This is where RNAi was discovered just 6 years earlier.

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New Carnegie Embryology building under construction. Check out that copper roof!

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This is Carnegie Embryology building at 115 University Parkway where Bortvin lab started in 2004 and remained for almost a year until the completion of the new Maxine Singer building just down the road

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August 2004… Full of hope, Alex leaves David Page’s group at the Whitehead Institute for Carnegie Embryology in Baltimore

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