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April 2023
Congratulations to Adam for successfully defending his Ph.D thesis. Oops sorry - meant to say Dr. Maynard 

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April 2023
Congratulations to Amy (AGAIN!) for being selected as a Landry Cancer Consortium Honorary Fellow. So many good "Amy's news" in one spring.  

March 2023
Congratulations to Amy - our very own NSF GRFP awardee AND passed the PQE.   
We are so proud and happy 

March 2023
Good bye lunch @ Sweet Cheeks Q.
Sadly, Annabel and Catherine's last week is here, so we drowned our sorrow in meat. 

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September 2022 - Kanarek-Muranen labs trip to the Arboretum.    


January 2023
Holidays party at the Kanarek-Schweitzer residence

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January 2023
Bory's birthday - cake and coffee. 
Thank you Riley for making a cake that is "better than $&%"

December 2022
Holidays party with the Muranen and Ubellacker labs. 
Thank you Jeet and Taru for hosting!!!!  


November 29-30 2022
Boire-Kanarek mini STARR retreat   

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November 2022
lab lunch @ Victoria Seafood  

November 2022 - Red carpet event
To celebrate our video tutorials and to say good bye to their maker - Andrew    

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September 2022 - Welcome to Catherine, Annabel, and Efrat!
Catherine and Annabel  will join us for their Master, while Efrat is here for a short research project.   

August 2022Congratulations.
We got the 2022 Bergmann Memorial Research Award    

August 2022
lab hike at the blue hills.  

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We might have had some lunch and a drink at Trillium afterwards

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August 2022
Amy and Nancy joined the Kanarek lab as Ph.D. students. 
Welcome both :)

More on July 2022 -
congratulations! we received the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation Research Grant together with the Nachmani lab in Jerusalem.

Can't wait to work with them on this exciting project. RNA biology! definitely out  of our comfort zone ;-)


July 2022
Ilhan joined for the summer, Riley joined as our new tech, and Nancy Pohl is doing her rotation with us - WELCOME all :)
Our collaborative work with the Lehtinen lab about MTX toxicity in the brain is now accepted to Neuron
... many reasons to celebrate, plus its summer and fun to have a chilled drink on a Friday afternoon 

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June 2022 -  great news - Naama is now a Pew Scholar
Thank you Pew!


June 2022the Muranen-Kanarek Retreat @ Stratton Mountain, VT


The group

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The science

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The food

The hike

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The fun

We also had our special guests: Nada Kalaany, BCH, Harvard Medical School, and Ben Batorsky, EAI, Northeastern University 

June 2022 -  Happy birthday - the lab is 3 years old. 
Celebrated during the Muranen-Kanarek Retreat 

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May 2022 -  lab dinner @ the Kanarek-Schweitzer residence.

Also in the picture - Amy Yu -
BBS rotation student

April 2022 -  some good news -
Alan received the Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 
Peng received the Croucher Postdoctoral Fellowship
and we all survived eating natto for breakfast in our coffee hour AND century eggs in a lab lunch @ Xiang Yu China Bistro

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February 2022 -  Kanarek lab is excited to be selected as a 2022 recipient for the Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research for our research of thee cellular response to folate deprivation

March 2022 -  Kanarek lab lunch
@ Mahaniyom, Brookline

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December 2021 -  great news!
STARR Cancer Consortium will fund our collaborative work with the Boire lab

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December 2021 - We are so excited to have Peng Wang, our visiting scientist, as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab! Welcome

December 2021 - Holidays Party with the Muranen lab
Thank you Taru and Jeet for hosting!


The hats for the Muranen-Kanarek retreat that never happened (thank you COVID) were finally handed to lab people during the party.
Retreat 2022 is now in the planning


November 2021 - our new mass spec - the Thermo Lego alpha


September 29  2021 - Lab hike @ Rocky Woods, Medfield


some challenges along the way

and lunch from French Press (Needham) for those who made it


September 20  2021 - Lab outing
@ Taberna de Haro, Brookline

Summer 2021
Andrew at work

Summer 2021
Andrew at play
(@ Lab BBQ)

July  2021 - Lab BBQ.
Catered by local chef Larry Schweitzer

June  2021
Anna is back for the summer! 

June 1st 2021
The lab is 2 years old now. 

Boy, time flies when you are in a pandemic!


And more on March 2021 - The Kanarek Lab received Boston Children's Hospital Pilot grant with the Lehtinen and Steen labs.
This time we went out to cellebrate!

More on March 2021 - Andrew Culhane joined us as a lab tech.

March 2021 -  Congratulations to Bory on her promotion!

Bory is now a Harvard Medical School Instructor


January 2021 - Margaret Zimmer, Harvard Medical School graduate student (BBS program), joined us.


Kanarek Lab picnic. November 20 2020.

Celebrating the HSCI grant and the good weather.

Of course Bory talked us into having sushi.

August 2020 - The Kanarek lab is saying good bye to Anna.
This was followed by ice cream...

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July 2020 - The Kanarek lab is picnicing in Cambridge.... 

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April 2020 - The Kanarek lab is excited to contribute to the IMPACC study of COVID-19 with support by the NIAID:

April 2020 - Gabrielle's Angels Foundation is supporting our research of the combined therapy of methotrexate and histidine in leukemia. Thank you! 

January 2020 - We are now funded by the Charles H. Hood Foundation. Thank you!

December 2019 - Adam Maynard, Harvard Medical School graduate student (BBS program), joined us.

November 2019 - Nuria Vital, a visiting scientist, joined us.
Welcome :)

October 2019 - our fancy mass-specs are here!

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and here they are!

two Q-Exactives almost ready to roll


Summer 2019 - The lab is ready for some exciting science

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