Visiting Students from Japan

Dr. Nakano and the visiting students
Dr. Nakano leading the visiting students to the OR
Visiting students with Dr. N. Laskay (Resident, PGY-2) and Dr. Nakano
Visting students with Dr. Nakano and Dr. N. Omar (Resident, PGY-5)
Visiting Students meet Dr. Markert
Visiting Students meet Dr. Markert
Visiting Students meet Dr. Markert
Visting Students, Dr. Markert, and Dr. Nakano
Lab members giving the students a tour of the lab


Neuro-Oncology Program

Dinner with the August 2019 Neuro-Oncology Guest Speaker, Dr. Nader Sinai, M.D. from the Barrow Neurological Institute

Dinner with the August 2019 Neuro-Oncology Guest Speaker, Dr. Nader Sinai, M.D. from the Barrow Neurological Institute

Dr. Nader Sinai visited UAB from on August 22, 2019 through August 23, 2019. Dr. Sinai is the Director of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. The members of the Neuro-Oncology program had dinner with Dr. Sinai and Dr. Markert, Chair of Neurosurgery at UAB.

From the left: Dr. R. Miller, Dr. I Nakano, Dr. N. Sainai, Dr. M. Lobbous, and Dr. J. Markert.
Dinner with Dr. Frank Furnari, Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego

Dinner with Dr. Frank Furnari, Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego

Dr. Frank Furnari visited UAB on August 14, 2019 as a faculty recruit for the Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology. Dr. Furnari is the Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of California San Diego. The members of the Neuro-Oncology program had dinner with Dr. Furnari.

From the Bottom Left: Dr. B. Nabors, Dr. F. Furnari
From the Top Left: Dr. I. Nakano, Dr. R. Miller, and Dr. R. Patel
Dinner with Dr. Biplab Dagupta, Ph.D. from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center at the University of Cincinnati

Dinner with Dr. Biplab Dagupta, Ph.D. from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center at the University of Cincinnati

Dr. Biplab Dasgupta visited UAB from on August 11, 2019 through August 13, 2019 as a research faculty recruit for the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Dasgupta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and is a member of the Divison of Oncology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center at the University of Cincinnati. Members of the Neuro-Oncology Program and Dr. Markert, Chair of Neurosurgery had dinner with Dr. Dasgupta.
Lab members with the July 2019 Neuro-Oncology Program Guest Speaker, Dr. Constantinos G Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD from Mount Sinai

Lab members with the July 2019 Neuro-Oncology Program Guest Speaker, Dr. Constantinos G Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD from Mount Sinai

Dr. Hadjipanayis visited UAB from July 25th through the 26th. Dr. Hadjipanayis is the Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY. His talk was titled “Fluorescence-Guided Surgery and Photodynamic Therapy of Gliomas: A New Combination Approach.”
Lunch with March 2019 Neuro-Oncology Guest Speaker, Dr. Roel Verhaak, Ph.D. from The Jackson Laboratory

Lunch with March 2019 Neuro-Oncology Guest Speaker, Dr. Roel Verhaak, Ph.D. from The Jackson Laboratory

On March 8, 2019, Neuro-Oncology Program guest speaker Roel Verhaak shares lunch with post docs and grad students from the Nakano and Hjelmeland labs. Dr. Verhaak is Professor and Associate Director of Computational Biology at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. His talk was entitled “The Life History of Adult Glioma.”


Summer 2018: BBQ with the Nakano Lab


Dr. Sunghak Kim's Lab

Dr. Kim, lab alum, has started his own lab.
From left to right: Dr. Sunghak Kim, Hee-eun Jo, Sooyoung Choi, and Hyunjin Kim


Picnic, Oct. 1, 2016


Society of Neuro-Oncology Meetings

The lab attends the November 2017 meeting for the Society for Neuro-Oncology in San Francisco, California.
Dr. Nakano attends the November 2017 meeting for the Society for Neuro-Oncology in San Francisco, California, with our collaborators in Columbia.
Dr. Nakano attends the annual Japanese Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting in Takamatsu, Japan.
Dr. Nakano visits Takamatsu, Japan, for the Japanese Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting with Dr. Chiocca, chair of neurosurgery at Brigham And Womens Hospital, and Japanese professors.


Birthday Party, Oct. 2, 2016