Our aims is understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms that coordinate segmentation and patterning processes during embryonic development, and understand their contribution to vertebrate evolution and human health.
April 2. The Skromne lab supports the University of Richmond's Black Student Coalition’s demand to change the names of Ryland and Freeman Halls, and respectfully urges the Board of Trustees to accept the student's recommendations. Learn more about the Black Student Coalition's demands here.
March 15. Students in my Developmental Biology course are plowing through a difficult semester and collecting novel data as part of their Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE).
December 21. Former grad student Piyush Joshi's publishes a paper in PLoS ONE that describes in mathematical terms the signal and transcription factor regulatory networks controlling spinal cord development in chick embryos.
June 10. As members of the global academic and STEM communities, we have an enormous ethical obligation to step up and do the work to eradicate anti-Black racism. #ShutDownAcademia #ShutDownSTEM
May 15. Check out Dr. Skromne's interview with University of Richmond's President Dr. Ronald Crutcher here.