NEWS AND EVENTS
LIFE IN THE LAB:
December 2015 Members of the Cooper lab presented 6 posters at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting (AES) in Philadelphia, PA. Li's presented her work in Pediatric Epilepsy Highlights Session at the AES. Dr. Cooper organized "KCNQ2 investigator's meeting" at AES. It was attended by faculty and fellows from around the world.
December 2015 RIKEE website is available online.
May 2015 Nishtha, Bao and Angel present at ADD Program Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT.
Mar 2015 Mingxuan attends and presents at Experimental Biology conference in Boston, MA.
Feb 2015 Ed meets with and presents to the Board of Directors of the Jack Pribaz Foundation in Chicago, IL.
Dec 2014 Bao, Nishtha, Mia and Ed attend American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Seattle WA. Ed leads collaborators meeting on KCNQ2 Encepileptic Encephalopathy: OVercoming Hurdles to Effective Disease Modifying Therapy
Mar 2014 The Cooper Lab hosts KCNQ2 family visits in Houston. See coverage by
Dec 2013 KCNQ2 spectrum investigator's workshop moderated by Dr. Cooper presented at American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Washington DC.
Sep 2013 Dr. Cooper, Dr. Li and the Dr. Xu awarded grant to support new Q2 encephalopathy
Jul 2013 Dr. Cooper, Dr. Li and the Pribaz Foundation featured in BCM Family article (Link)
Jun 2013 Zhigang Ji joins the lab! (See Zhigang's cool and highly accessed optogenetics paper here)
Feb 2013 Dr. Cooper awarded $1.7M NIH/NINDS grant to study KCNQ2-related epilepsy and symptomatic neonatal seizures.
Jan 2013 Student Baouyen Tran BCM receives a EF predoctoral fellowship with support from AES and the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation to study KCNQ2 mutations in the lab (Link)
Dec 2012 Post Doc Li Li Joins the lab. Welcome Li!
Dec 2012 Lab and RIKEE collaborators present accepted LATE-BREAKING abstracts at AES San Diego
Dec 2012 Lab and BCM Epilepsy Research Center hosts Pribaz Foundation and Miles Family Fund for Retreat