ARO midwinter meeting 2014

A fun and productive time was had in gorgeous & sunny San Diego.


I took many pictures of scenic parts of the city, but managed to get almost none of the scientists. With this exception:


A blurry selfie in the “no photography” zone of the poster-session.

Amherst College Visit

I had a great time visiting Amherst College this week. Here’s a photo of me and my gracious host Joe Trapani in his lab’s fish facility.

You can learn more about Joe’s research here.

Care and Feeding of Zebrafish Babies on a Dry Diet


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The gold standard for zebrafish fry food is Paramecium.

But Paramecia culture are time consuming to maintain. So, if you’re an extremely small lab (like myself), Paramecia are not a very practical option.

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Ribbon Synapses Symposium 2013, Göttingen Germany


Here are a few highlights from post-meeting evenings out in Göttingen.

Gänseliesel—the most kissed girl in the world!


Three of my favs: Albena, sushi, and dunkelweizen.


Dinner with lovely Iliana. I seem very perplexed by my fork.


Hi! My name is Lavinia. I'm the Amelia Peabody Fellow at Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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