October 2019 | Happy Halloween from the RDE Lab

Happy Halloween


September 2019 | Ahmed Shetewi

Ahmed Undergraduate

We welcomed Ahmed Shetewi to the Etheridge Lab this semester. He is in his second year as an undergraduate and has been helping out with the general duties that keep our lab running as well as having opportunities to learn about our research.



JULY 2019 | Omar will defend his Masters

We will be celebrating tomorrow as Omar Salas becomes our first Master's student!  Join us tomorrow to say congrats at noon!

Omar defends his masters


MARCH 2019 | Good news all around!

Spring semester is always the busiest :  Grants, teaching, grad classes, seminars, recruitment, lab work. We got to pause and celebrate last week when we got the news our second NIH R21 Research Grant will be funded! And on the same day, Edwin received news he was accepted to the Biology of Parasitism (BoP)  Course in Woodshole.  He will be studying there for 6 weeks this summer. Congratulations!


DECEMBER 2018 | A good year.

Cheers to a productive year. We gained a graduate student and post doc. Received a NIH R21 Research Grant. Edwin won best poster and Nathan got recognition for his talk at MPM in Woods Hole. Both Edwin and Nathan were awarded the CTEGD T32 Training Grant. We look forward to new adventures in 2019!


DECEMBER 2018 | HOLIDAY PARTY - let's start a tradition. had our first holiday party as a lab. can you guess the Halloween costumes?

Halloween and Christmas Festivities


AUGUST 2018 | ESCAPE THE SPACE - we ended the summer with a team building day. it was a blast. made it out with 2 minutes to go!



MAY 2018 | Lab Photoshoot!




MAY 2018  | Omar joins the lab

We are happy to share that Omar Salas will join us as a graduate research assistant! Omar did a rotation with us this spring and has decided to continue his studies with us. His focus will be investigating the Toxoplasma gondii bradyzoite reactivation process.



APRIL 2018  | Nathan joins the lab

We welcome Nathan Chasen to the Etheridge Lab as a postdoctoral fellow! Nathan recieved his PhD here at UGA in Dr. Silvia Moreno's lab at the end of 2017. His main focus will be on Trypanosoma cruzi.  




DECEMBER 2017  | Edwin joins the lab

It's official - the Etheridge Lab has it's first graduate student! Edwin Pierre Louis, a UGA@PREP scholar, will join us as he embarks on his PhD journey. He will be investigating secreted parasite proteins and their trafficking machinery between parasite effectors and their host targets. 



JULY 17 2017  | Chemi-Doc

Today we received our Chemi-Doc imager from Bio-Rad! It is designed to address multiplex fluorescent western blotting, chemiluminescence detection, general gel documentation applications, and stain-free technology imaging needs. 



JUNE 15 2017 | New Addition to the Lionheart

Our Lionheart microscope got an upgrade today! We received the humidity chamber that fits directly onto the stage. The chamber maintains temperature and gas levels, now it is possible to do live cell imaging. We will have movies to analyze soon!



APRIL 4 2017 | Our Lab

We have a functional lab! After many months of planning, ordering equipment, cleaning, and organizing... the lab is starting to come to life. We now have two undergraduates working with us and will be taking graduate students this fall. Contact Drew with any interest or questions about our research.