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2022

 

October

Congratulations to Han for receiving the  IDTG!

Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Lewis for being the first student from the Avgousti Lab to successfully defend her PhD Thesis!

September

Congratulations to Laurel for passing her General Exam!

Congratulations to Han for receiving honorable mention for their poster at the Basic Sciences retreat

August

Lab goes on annual summer fun outing for an afternoon of SUPing!

June

Pre-print of HSV-1 exploits host heterochromatin for egress is available.

Avgousti Lab feature, What viruses can teach us about ourselves, is published in FHCC news.

Robin moves on to Nikon.  Contratulations Robin !

May

Congratulations to Robin on earning his Master's degreee from UW MCB Program!

March

Congratulations to Edward & Robin for passing their General Exam!

2021

December

Secret Santa continues, cautiously in person!

November

Kelsey Lynch moves on to Umoja Biopharma. Congrats to Kelsey!

October

The lab celebrates it's first  publication in Current Biology.

September

The lab welcomes the newest and youngest member - Nephele!

July

The lab welcomes Dr. Hannah Arbach to the lab as a postdoctoral research fellow. 

Melanie Dillon moves on to begin her PhD program at Vanderbilt University, we will miss her energy and positive attitude.

June

The lab welcomes Laurel Kelnhofer-Millevolte as a graduate student in the UW MCB/MSTP program.

The lab welcomes Mia Brinkley  as a research technician.

May

Edward is awarded the Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Training Grant.

March

Robin is awarded the NSF GRFP! Congratulations Robin!

Edward passes his topics exam! Well done Edward!

February

Hannah Arbach from the Wills lab at UW will be joining the lab as a postdoc this summer!

January

Brendan McShane from MCB rotates for the fall quarter, welcome Brendan!

2020

December

The holiday Secret Santa goes virtual… ho ho ho!

October

Group lab costume: pirates! Thanks to Luna for taking our picture down by the water.

A valiant effort at pumpkin carving by Robin this year - beautiful pumpkin!

September

The lab attends the virtual Cold Spring Harbor meeting on Chromatin and Epigenetics, fun times!

August

Best western compettion reinstated and our first winner: Hannah!  For a beautiful blot and experimental result.

July

Kudos to the lab for keeping up good spirits with virtual lab meetings, happy hours and socially distant lunches!

June

Graduate students Robain Kaii, UW MCB & Edward Arnold, UW Microbiology, join the lab.

March

The youngest member of the Avgousti lab arrives on the scene - Leandros! (aka Leo). 

January

Welcome to rotation students Edward Arnold (Micro) and Carlos Segura (MCB)!

2019

November

Hannah passed her qualifying exam!

October

Pumkpin carving contest 2019!

September

Poster prizes still going for September - Hannah also won 1st place at the HB Retreat, getting the prestigious Galloway Cup!! The prize is we all get to go mini golfing, woohoo!

Welcome to rotation student Robin Kaai from MCB, and congratulations to Hannah on her poster prize at the Microbiology Retreat at Sleeping Lady!

Welcome to new technician Melanie Dillon!

Dr. Avgousti is awarded a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (MIRA R35) by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, hooray for the first NIH grant to the lab!

August

Lab summer party on Lake Union! And Monji joins the lab as a technician, welcome Monji!

June

Welcome to summer intern Kimia Preston and SURP student David Galambos!

May

Hannah receives HB Travel Award to attend the 2019 International Herpesvirus Workshiop - well done Hannah!

Congrats to Hannah for being appointed to the Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Training Grant

April

More exciting news in April with a poster prize to Kelsey at the PAM-IRC 2019 Retreat! Way to go Kelsey!

Congrats to Hannah for Honorable Mention on her NSF Proposal!

2018

December

Dec 11th is our one year lab anniversary! Happy hour at Cask and Trotter

November

Mini Golf with the Hatch lab

October

Avgousti Lab Halloween costumes – Pacman and the Ghosts (and Cherry, undergrad Monji isn’t always around, but when she is, she is the bomb!)

September

Postdoc Kelsey Lynch appointed to Chromosome, Metabolism and Cancer Training grant, well done Kelsey!

August

Grad student Hannah Lewis joins the lab.

Postdoc Kelsey Lynch receives Travel Award to attend NIH Chromatin control of Virus Infection Workshop!

July

Technician Nick Donadio joins the lab.

June

Postdoc Kelsey Lynch joins the lab.

Emily Hsieh rotates in the lab.

March

Hannah Lewis and Monet Jimenez rotate in the lab.

2017

December

Avgousti lab opens its doors!


Holiday Zoom Soiree

Holiday Zoom Soiree

Philosophizing

Philosophizing

Pajama Jam

Pajama Jam

Pandemic Sparkle

A bit of pandemic sparkle

Pirates!

Aye Matey

Flannel is the PNW

Flannel in the PNW

can you say V I R U S

can you say V I R U S

Pajama Jam!
Pajama Jam!
Melanie ready for the beach!
Melanie ready for the beach!
Happy Science
Happy Science
Hannah
Hannah passed her qualifying exam!
Floral Day
Kelsey ready for the sun!
Floral Day
Avgousti's Garden
A day int he park
A day in the park
Flatstick
Flatstick Pub
Pumpkin crafting for 2019 contest
Pumpkin crafting for 2019 contest
Hannah on Music Day
Hannah representing Ska
HH
Happy Hour
Cat's love science
Cat's love science
HSV-infected glitter pumpkin!
HSV-infected glitter pumpkin!
Fred Hutch Picnic day summer 2019! At the giant colon, named 'Colon the Barbarian'
Fred Hutch Picnic day summer 2019! At the giant colon, named 'Colon the Barbarian'
Taking a break from science to do a bit of yoga
Taking a break from science to do a bit of yoga!
Congratulations Hannah! Recipient of the 2019 Galloway Cup
Congratulations Hannah! Recipient of the 2019 Galloway Cup
Poster presentation at HB retreat 2019
Poster presentation at HB retreat 2019
Fun times! Boat Party Summer 2019
Fun times! Boat Party Summer 2019
David and Kelsey at the SURP poster session
David and Kelsey at the SURP poster session
Panorama!
Panorama!
Pumpkin carving Halloween 2018, a Fred Hutch tradition
Pumpkin carving Halloween 2018, a Fred Hutch tradition
First lab halloween costume 2018
First lab halloween costume 2018