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Retreat and student exchange with Tanguay Lab

Following a joint scientific retreat with Robyn Tanguay's group at Oregon State University (Including a beautiful waterfall hike!), they generously hosted Preethi Thunga at SARL so that she could gain better understanding of data generation for her dissertation work.  

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Preethi selected for A2i program

Preethi Thunga was selected to take part in the Accelerate to Industry (A2i)™program with the NC State Graduate School. This selective program advances professional development skills, with an emphasis on leadership, teamwork, and communication. For more details, see:

https://grad.ncsu.edu/pro…

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Leveraging a High-Throughput Screening Method to Identify Mechanisms of Individual Susceptibility Differences in a Genetically Diverse Zebrafish Model (2022) Frontiers in Toxicology

Dylan James Wallis, Jane La Du, Preethi Thunga, Daniel Elson, Lisa Truong, Siva Kumar Kolluri, Robyn Leigh Tanguay, David M Reif. Leveraging a High-Throughput Screening Method to Identify Mechanisms of Individual Susceptibility Differences in a Genetically Diverse Zebrafish Model. 29 April 2022. Fro…

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The Ahr2-Dependent wfikkn1 Gene Influences Zebrafish Transcriptome, Proteome, and Behavior (2022) Toxicological Sciences

Shankar P, Garcia GR, LaDu JK, Sullivan CM, Dunham CL, Goodale BC, Waters KM, Stanisheuski S, Maier CS, Thunga P, Reif DM, Tanguay RL. The Ahr2-Dependent wfikkn1 Gene Influences Zebrafish Transcriptome, Proteome, and Behavior. Toxicol Sci. 2022 Apr 4:kfac037. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfac037. Epub ahead …

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Preethi presents at SOT

Preethi presented a poster at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) annual meeting in San Diego:

"Using zebrafish behavior to reveal gene-environment interactions underlying population susceptibility differences after chemical exposure"

Preethi Thunga, Lisa Truong, Yvonne Rericha, Warren Anderson, …

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Systematic developmental toxicity assessment of a structurally diverse library of PFAS in zebrafish (2022) J Hazard Mater

Truong L, Rericha Y, Thunga P, Marvel S, Wallis D, Simonich MT, Field JA, Cao D, Reif DM, Tanguay RL. Systematic developmental toxicity assessment of a structurally diverse library of PFAS in zebrafish. J Hazard Mater. 2022 Mar 2;431:128615. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128615. Epub ahead of print. P…

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toxpiR package posted on CRAN

An R package for the ToxPi framework has been assembled and posted to CRAN:

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/toxpiR/index.html

 

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Preethi, Nnamdi, and Dylan volunteer to help register participants for GenX study

Preethi Thunga, Nnamdi Osakwe, and Dylan Wallis have been volunteering for weekend efforts to recruit participants for the GenX study, led by Dr. Jane Hoppin.

Concurrent evaluation of mortality and behavioral responses: A fast and efficient testing approach for high-throughput chemical hazard identification (2021) Frontiers in Toxicology

 
10.3389/ftox.2021.670496

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Preethi earns her Master's degree in Functional Genomics

Preethi Thunga completed her Master's degree in Functional Genomics. This degree is en route, meaning that she completed the extra degree requirements while continuing to wwwork toward a PhD in Bioinformatics.

Preethi part of winning 'Pack Hacks' team

The team of Preethi Thunga, Kuncheng Song, and Caizi Huang won the Pack Hacks competition with this entry that built an interactive dashboard for estimating + comparing student debt:

https://devpost.com/software/student-loan-dashboard

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Preethi wins Best Presentation award at the 2021 Genomic Science Symposium!

Preethi Thunga won the Best Presentation award at the 2021 Genomic Sciences Symposium for her lightning talk (oral) presentation entitled: "High-throughput chemical hazard identification using behavioral assessments in zebrafish" 

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Preethi Thunga earns full PASS on PhD qualifying exam!

Preethi earned a full PASS on her qualifying exam and is now officially a PhD candidate in Bioinformatics! 

Joint retreat in Oregon with Tanguay + Reif labs

The Tanguay + Reif labs met in Oregon for their second joint retreat. 

The retreat started with scientific sessions and lab tours at Oregon State University and the Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Lab (SARL) in Corvallis. We then moved to the Oregon Coast for more scientific sessions, hiking, and int…

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Preethi Thunga joins the Reif Lab!

Bio

Preethi is pursuing her PhD in the Bioinformatics graduate program.

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