March 2019

Colleen is awarded the 2019 Doctoral Excellence Award in Neuroscience from Case Western Reserve University.

February 2019

Our paper on innate immune signaling mediating neuron-glia interactions is published in Develomental Cell.

November 2018


Congratulations Dr. McLaughlin!

Congratulations to Colleen McLaughlin on an outstanding thesis defense. She is off to Liqun Luo’s lab.

September 2018

Kudos to Broihier lab alumna Crystal Miller who was named a Notable Woman in STEM by Crain’s Cleveland.

June 2018

Heather gave a talk at the 2018 Cell Biology of the Neuron Gordon Research Conference.

March 2018

Kelsey & Heather’s review on neuronal autocrine signaling was published in Current Opinion in Neurobiology.

January 2018

Colleen & Heather’s review on the function of neuronal FoxO transcription factors in plasticity was the cover of TiG!


December 2017

MSTP Dan Jindal joined our lab.

October 2017

Heather co-organized the 2017 Neurobiology of Drosophila Meeting at Cold Spring Harbor with Troy Littleton.

August 2017

CWRU undergraduate Nova Qi joined our lab. 

June 2017

Congratulations to Kendall Hoover for receiving an NRSA predoctoral fellowship from the NIH.

April 2017

Congratulations to Kendall for receiving the 2017 Lenore A. Kola Graduate Student Community Service Award! 

December 2016

Congratulations to Priya for a successful poster presentation at the CWRU Intersections Poster Session!


October 2016

Congrats to Kelsey and Kendall for winning poster awards at the International BMP Conference in Boston! 

September 2016

Congratulations to Jim for a successful thesis defense!


Congratulations to Tiffany for presenting a poster of her work at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics retreat!


August 2016

CONGRATS, JIM! His paper is currently in press at Developmental Biology.  YAY!

July 2016

Congratulations, Colleen! Her paper is currently in press at The Journal of Cell Biology. The Broihier lab went out for a celebratory dinner.


April 2016

Huge congratulations to Colleen for receiving the UHNI Brain Health Educational Grant! She will be attending the Spring Brain Conference in Sedona, Arizona this month.

March 2016

Congrats to Jahci for winning best presentation at the Charles R. Drew Saturday Academy at the Cleveland Clinic.

November 2015

CWRU graduate student, Kelsey Herrmann, joined our lab!

October 2015

Happy Halloween from the Broihier Lab!


Congratulations, Kendall! She received an award for the best pre-candidacy journal club of the 2014-2015 academic year.

September 2015

Heather, Colleen, Kendall, and Jim had a great time and learned a lot at the Neurobiology of Drosophila meeting at Cold Spring Harbor. There are new pictures from the meeting posted.


August 2015

Jahci, a local high school student, joined our lab!

April 2015

Welcome to the lab, Dallas Eckman!

March 2015

Broihier lab had a great time at the 56th Annual Drosophila Research conference. Check out our pictures from Chicago!

October 2014

Two new CWRU undergrads, Karbi and Priya, joined our lab! We are excited for them to begin screening for upstream regulators of FoxO.

January 2014

Welcome to the lab new graduate student, Kendall Hoover! She joins us by way of Boston University and will be continuing the Crimpy project.

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March 2013

Congratulations Becca James on a successful thesis defense!

January 2013

Colleen McLaughlin, graduate of the University of Tennessee,  joined the lab. Her predoctoral work focuses on the upstream mechanisms of FoxO signaling at the neuromuscular junction.


April 2012

Congratulations Inna Nechipurenko for receiving the 2012 Arthur Hughes Prize for outstanding doctoral thesis in Developmental Biology at CWRU!

November 2011

Congratulations to Becca James for getting our first recordings!

February 2011

We welcome new graduate student Jim Sears to the lab by way of Notre Dame.  He is studying FoxO function in the sensory nervous system.