November 2017 The laboratory of Dr. Randy Faustino attended the annual meeting of the American Heart Association (AHA) in Anaheim, CA. The laboratory presented new findings on cardiomycyte genetic programs influenced by a nucleoporin involved in atrial fibrillation in a poster titled “Embryonic stem cell transcriptome remodeling by a nucleoporin substrate for atrial fibrillation”. The mission of the AHA is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
October 2017 Riley Leonard, 2017 SPUR student in the Faustino lab, gave a presentation at a community Forum at Saint John's University. Riley spoke about new technologies being used to study children's heart disease.
August 2017, Staff Scientist in the Faustino Lab, Dr. Claudia Preston, was recently selected to serve as an ambassador for American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). ASCB is an international community of biologists studying the cell with goals to advance scientifice discovery, advocate for sound research policies, improve education, promote professional development, and increase diversity in the scientific workforce. As an Ambassador, Dr. Preston will ASCB opportunities to the regional scientific community. http://www.ascb.org/ambassadors/
November 2016, Dr. Randy Faustino joined Children’s Health at Sanford Research and opened his lab.