May 28th, 2022
Spring semester has ended and we are excited that Andrew Nunez (MCB) will be joining the lab and starting his PhD thesis work this summer!
April 20th, 2022
Dr. Abigail Brown was awarded the Brown University Joukowsky Dissertation prize in the life sciences for her multi-omics analysis of FOXO pioneer activity in human cells. This honor is awarded to one individual each year for their superior achievements in research. Congratulations Abigail on a well-deserved award!
April 4th, 2022
Our study describing how the hypothalamus ages at the single cell level was accepted at Nature Aging today! HUGE congratulations to co-first authors Kaitlyn Hajdarovic and Doudou Yu. With great contributions from Lexi Hassell and Sarah Packer, as well as a fantastic collaboration with Nicola Neretti!
March 23rd, 2022
Letandre Stenneth was awarded a BrownConnect SPRINT Undergraduate Research and Training Award today! Congrats Dre - looking forward to having you in the lab this summer!
March 7th, 2022
MCB graduate students Andrew Nunez and Emma Suneby begin rotations in the lab today - welcome Andrew and Emma!!
Jan 31st, 2022
We are excited to welcome three new students this semester! MCB rotation student Yufei Lin, undergraduate Letandre Stenneth, and Brown Medical student Gabrielle Windsor.
Jan 5th, 2022
Huge congratulations to Neuroscience graduate student Amanda Audesse for successfully defending her thesis today! 2022 is off to a great start!
Sept 15th, 2021
This semester we are hosting two NSGP rotation students, Nell Klimpert and Gabriela Molica, as well as NIH GPP student Hannah Bailey. Always fun to welcome new students!
Sept 13th, 2021
Our work linking defective neural stem cell activation in the aged brain with altered chromatin states was accepted today in Aging Cell! Huge congrats to first author and MCB alum Sun Maybury-Lewis!
Sept 6th, 2021
Congrats to Neuro student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic for winning the outstanding poster award at the annual Neuroscience gradate program retreat!
Aug 12th, 2021
MCB graduate student Abigail Brown successfully defended her thesis today - congratulations Dr. Brown! Beautiful work showing that FOXO3 functions as a pioneer factor to regulate longevity networks in human cells.
Aug 3rd, 2021
Kelsey Babcock received a prestigious Carney Graduate Award in Brain Science today to study how neurogenesis becomes disrupted in Alzheimer's disease. Congrats Kelsey!
May 28th, 2021
Thrilled to announce that neuroscience graduate student Adele Finch has officially joined the Webb lab! Welcome Addie!!
May 19th, 2021
Brown is establishing a new center for research on Alzheimer's Disease. Proud to be part of the effort to understand, treat, and prevent neurodegeneration. Read about the new center here.
April 6th, 2021
Yes, we still work on FOXO! View our latest preprint on mechanisms of FOXO3 pioneer activity in human cells by MCB student Abigail Brown here.
March 7th, 2021
Very excited about our latest work on hypothalamic aging using single cell transcriptomics. Click here to check out our preprint by Brown students Kaitlyn Hajdarovic and Doudou Yu. We find major changes to microglia, neuronal subtype specific changes, and a female-specific mechanism of aging!
February 25th, 2021
Check out our new review article on neurogenesis and Alzheimer's Disease. Beautifully written by neuro student Kelsey Babcock and a great collaboration with the Fallon lab at Brown.
January 7th, 2021
Huge congratulations to Dr. Trenton Woodham who successfully defended his PhD thesis today!
November 24th, 2020
Great to participate in a Carney Conversation about Alzheimer's Disease with Steve Salloway, Diane Lipscombe, and Chris Moore! View HERE.
September 22nd, 2020
The CSH Mechanisms of Aging meeting begins today! Lots of presentations by the Webb lab including talks by Sun Maybury-Lewis and Amanda Audesse, and posters by Abigail Brown and Kaitlyn Hajdarovic.
September 12th, 2020
Fall semester has begun and we are excited to welcome three new students to the lab: rotation students Natalie Freedgood and Jeffrey Rasmussen, and undergraduate Sarah Packer. Welcome!
September 4th, 2020
Today the the MCB Graduate Program Retreat. Join us for an excellent program, including a talk by Abigail Brown!
August 8th, 2020
Our review article on neural stem cell quiescence during aging is out today in Mechanisms of Aging and Development. Congrats to first author Amanda Audesse! Pubmed link
July 1st, 2020
Very excited to welcome MCB graduate student Doudou Yu to the lab!
July 27th, 2020
MCB graduate student Sun Maybury-Lewis defended her thesis today! Congratulations Dr. Maybury-Lewis!!
February 13th, 2020
Two excellent talks this week at the Keystone Intra- and Intercellular Mechanisms of Aging Meeting by Abigail Brown and Amanda Audesse. Well done!!
February 11th, 2020
Happy Women in Science Day!
January 28th, 2020
Check out our pre-print on chromatin-level changes underlying neural stem cell activation! Available here in bioRxiv.
December 10th, 2019
Congratulations to undergraduate Zach Gardell on a fantastic honors thesis defense!!!!
November 6, 2019
Today is the Northeast Glenn Foundation Aging meeting. Don't miss two student talks from the Webb lab: Abigail Brown presenting on FOXO-regulated longevity networks in human cells and Kaitlyn Hajdarovic talking about reprogramming methods to study aging!
September 18, 2019
Neuroscience student Kaitlyn Hajarovic is presenting her work on establishing a new reprogramming-based platform to study aged neurons at the CSH Stem Cell Biology Meeting.
August 31, 2019
Sun Maybury-Lewis wins the Brown MCB Graduate Program poster prize! Well done Sun!!!!
July 19th, 2019
Congratulations to Neuroscience graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic for receiving the Neustein Fellowship from the Carney Institute for Brain Science at Brown!!!
June 1, 2019
We are excited to welcome two new students to the lab! Neuroscience graduate student Kelsey Babcock and Brown undergraduate David Suarez have officially joined the Webb Lab!
May 3rd, 2019
Today is undergraduate Mitchell Yeary's last day in the lab. Wishing him the best of luck in his new position at the Broad Institute!!!
Apr 11th, 2019
Our manuscript investigating the genomic network supporting proteostasis in neural stem cells is now published in Plos Genetics! Click HERE for access.
Mar 17th, 2019
Today is the Brown Brain Fair! Swing by our table to learn about neurogenesis, aging, and cellular reprogramming!
Jan 22nd, 2019
Today we welcome a new rotation student from MCB, Leslie Pedraza!
Jan 18th, 2019
MCB graduate program rotation talks are today. Good luck to Azu Rocha and all of the first year students!
Nov 14th, 2018
Very excited to present our work on FOXO and stem cell aging at the Gerontological Society of America meeting in Boston, MA!
Nov 7th, 2018
Today is the Northeast Glenn Symposium at Yale University! Congrats to all presenters, including speaker Sun Maybury-Lewis who is presenting her work on chromatin accessibility and stem cell aging. Also, many posters from the Webb lab and other great Aging labs at Brown!
Oct 1st, 2018
At the CSH Mechanisms of aging meeting? Check out two student presentations from the Webb Lab: Amanda Audesse will talk about her work on regulation of NSC quiescence during aging by FOXO factors and Sun Maybury-Lewis will present her work on how chromatin state changes support NSC activation.
MCB graduate student Azucena Rocha begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
Aug 31st, 2018
Great talk at the Brown MCB Retreat by graduate student Sun Maybury-Lewis on how chromatin accessibility regulates cell cycle status in neural stem cells!
August 23rd, 2018
Interested in how stem cell function can be improved with age? Check out our commentary by Neuro student Amanda Audesse on how enhancing lysosome activity in aging neural stem cells restores their ability to activate.
July 9th, 2018
The Webb Lab welcomes Neuroscience Graduate Student Kelsey Babcock for a summer rotation!
June 30th, 2018
Excited to present our research on FOXOs, aging neural stem cells, and cancer at the 2018 AGE/AFAR meeting!
June 26th, 2018
Our collaborative work with Brenna Henn (UC Davis), Elizabeth Atkinson (Broad Institute) and Sohini Ramachandran (Brown) on FOXP2 and language acquisition was just accepted at Cell! Congrats to the team and Brown Neuroscience student Amanda Audesse on an exciting story!
June 20th, 2018
Ashley Webb is appointed as the Richard and Edna Salomon Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry at Brown University.
June 15th, 2018
The Webb Lab welcomes a new research Assistant, Lexi Hassell, to the lab. Shleshma is moving on to grad school in Brisbane - congrats!!!
April 24th, 2018
Zach Gardell presents his work on the regulation of stem cell dormancy in glioblastoma at the Brown MCB Undergraduate research symposium!
April 17th, 2018
Our work with the Brunet Lab investigating mechanisms of proteostasis that preserve neural stem cell function during aging is published in Science.
April 10th, 2018
Brown undergraduate Zach Gardell receives an Undergraduate Research and Training Award from Brown University!
February 20, 2018
Interested in learning more about how FOXO transcription factors are regulated? Check out this review by MCB graduate student Abigail Brown, recently published in Current Topics in Developmental Biology.
January 15, 2018
MCB graduate student Brendan McCarthy-Sinclair begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
November 8, 2017
Graduate student Abigail Brown is presenting her our work on FOXO target regulation across evolution at the Northeast Glenn Meeting at UConn!
September 26, 2017
Presentation of our work on FOXO, stem cell aging, and glioblastoma at the Cold Spring Harbor Biology of Stem Cells meeting.
September 10, 2017
MCB graduate student Julia Nemtsova begins a rotation in the Webb lab!
September 5, 2017
Brown undergraduate student Mitchell Yeary joins the Webb lab!
July 21, 2017
Neuro graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic officially joins the Webb Lab - welcome Kaitlyn!!!
July 17, 2017
Congratulations to Sun Kim for receiving the Robin Chemers Neustein Graduate Research Award from the Brown Institute for Brain Science!
June 7, 2017
Brown undergraduate student Zachary Gardell joins the Webb lab!
May 30, 2017
MCB graduate student Abigail Brown advances to PhD candidacy. Great work Abigail!
May 23, 2017
Neuroscience graduate student Kaitlyn Hajdarovic begins a rotation in the lab. Welcome Kaitlyn!
March 29, 2017
The lab welcomes visiting scholar Daniela Nascimento Silva from Salvador-Bahia, Brazil!
March 28, 2017
Today is Mind Brain Research Day at Brown! Stop by Sayles Hall to view posters by Shleshma Dhakal and Amanda Audesse.
January 1, 2017
The lab receives funding from the COBRE Center for Computational Biology of Human Disease!
November 4, 2016
MCB student Sun Kim presents her work on chromatin dynamics in aging neural stem cells at the Northeast Glenn Symposium, Yale University.
August 26, 2016
Curious about how FOXOs function in the brain? Read this review article just published by MCB graduate student Sun Kim.
July 11, 2016
Check out our collaborative study with the Wernig Lab (Stanford) on the regulation of neuronal reprogramming by Foxo3 during aging. Just published in PNAS.
July 9, 2016
Interested in current funding challenges (and possible solutions) facing young investigators in the stem cell field? See this recent interview in Cell Stem Cell: 10 Questions: Approaches to Research Funding.
June 30, 2016
MCB graduate student Trent Woodham advances to PhD candidacy and is awarded the Biology of Aging Training Grant. Nice work Trent!
June 7, 2016
MCB graduate student Sun Kim advances to PhD candidacy. Congrats Sun!
May 27, 2016
The Webb Lab is expanding! We welcome two new graduate students: Abigail Brown from MCB and Amanda Audesse from Neuroscience.
April 8, 2016
Congratulations to Sun Kim for receiving a Glenn/AFAR Scholarship in the Biology of Aging! Well done!!!!
April 4, 2016
First year MCB graduate student Angela Tata begins a rotation in the Webb lab. Welcome Angela!
March 12, 2016
The Webb Lab receives a Medical Research Grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. Thank you for supporting our work!
March 6, 2016
Manuscript accepted at Aging Cell! Meta-analysis of direct targets of the pro-longevity transcription factor FOXO/DAF-16 throughout evolution.
Feb 5, 2016
Ashley Webb is awarded the Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award from Brown University. Thank you for the support!
Feb 3, 2016
Two first year students begin rotations in the Webb Lab: Megan Gura (MCB) and Amanda Audesse (Neuroscience).
Jan 19, 2016
Sun Kim is awarded the Biology of Aging Training Grant. Congrats!
Nov 1, 2015
MCB graduate student Abigail Brown begins her rotation in the Webb Lab. Welcome Abigail!
Oct 1, 2015
The Webb Lab receives the Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging!
July 1, 2015
MCB graduate student Trenton Woodham joins the Sedivy and Webb labs!
July 1, 2015
Ashley Webb receives a junior investigator research grant from the American Federation for Aging Research.
June 29, 2015
The Webb lab welcomes a new MCB rotation student, Brett Baggett.
June 8, 2015
Brown UTRA student Reid Secondo joins the lab!
June 1, 2015
MCB graduate student Sun Kim joins the Webb lab. Welcome Sun!