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The Boye Lab presents their work in 4 talks at ASGCT 2019!

Congratulations to Sean Crosson, Ph.D., Kaitlyn Calabro, and Russell Mellen for giving outstanding presentations at this year’s ASGCT meeting in Washington D.C.! Along with Dr. Boye, they rounded out 4 oral presentations at this year’s conference. Dr. Boye discussed her team’s efforts to develop novel AAV capsids that exhibit…

Congratulations Dr. McCullough!

K. Tyler McCullough successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on March 25th, 2019! We are excited that Tyler decided to join grad school (aka come to the ‘dark side’), and to conduct his studies in the Boye Lab. For the experience he brought with him, he was the program’s first ‘fast-track’…

The most heartwarming surprise from across the pond!

As if loving what you do for a living wasn’t enough, today I received a beautiful bouquet of flowers from a grateful patient all the way in Denmark. Thank you so much to Klaus and little Rasmus for this incredibly generous and unexpected surprise! This happens so infrequently in…

Congratulations to my mentor for her Innovator of the Year Award!

“When you get where you’re goin’, don’t forget turn back around. Help the next one in line. Always stay humble and kind”. These lyrics from Tim McGraw (yes, I like him, so what?!) remind me of Mavis Agbandje-McKenna. She is the queen of AAV… she’s basically the queen of gene…

Congratulations Kaitlyn Calabro for receipt of an F31 Predoctoral Fellowship!

Kaitlyn Calabro, doctoral candidate in Dr. Boye’s lab, was recently awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. The overall goal of Kaitlyn’s proposal, “Exploring MYO7A function in novel mouse models and improving AAV-Dual Vector Gene Therapy for Usher Syndrome 1B” is to generate…

Congratulations Tyler McCullough!

The Boye Lab congratulates its newest doctoral candidate, Tyler McCullough! He passed his qualifying exam with flying colors and is slated to fast track to graduation! Congrats Tyler! Additional congrats are in order for his first paper presentation at an international conference (ARVO, Honolulu 2018)!…