Recent News


Some major news! Katherine is officially taking her talents to the Neurosciences program in U Virginia. Congrats Katherine on acceptance to the PhD program in U Virginia. She will be missed!

Please check out the latest publication “Genetic evidence of aberrant striatal synaptic maturation and secretory pathway alteration in a dystonia mouse model” . Thank you Sam Pappas for this collaboration.  


Welcome to the newest member of our lab, Jothsna Sabbasani ! Jothsna graduated from CWRU with Neuroscience major. Welcome Jothsna!

We welcome Samara join our lab! Samara Henning is doing her B.S in CWRU,  a senior and Neuroscience major.

We are thrilled to have Isabel join our lab! Isabel Zhou is doing her B.S in CWRU,  a Neuroscience major and plays some very competitive tennis. Welcome Isabel.

We are thrilled to have Lauren join our lab! Lauren Dittrick is doing her B.S in CWRU and a Neuroscience major. Welcome Lauren!

Welcome Katherine Canada! Katherine is a PREP student in CWRU with BS Austin Peay University. We are thrilled to have her join us.

Congratulations & good wishes to to Abigail Rogers who will start her PhD at Stanford in the fall of 2022!! Abby and her Cello move to Palo Alto. She will be missed!

Congratulations to Dr. Elham AsghariAdib from the Collins lab for defending her dissertation !!! A new chapter awaits !

Congratulations to Dr. TJ Waller from the Collins lab for defending his dissertation “shared regulators of axon degeneration and synaptic structure”. Two doctors graduating from the Collins lab!