Heller Lab Posts

Marco Carpenter (PGG graduate student in the Heller) successfully defended his dissertation and graduated. He is the first graduate student from the Heller Lab, a recipient of a 2021 CHOP…

January 5, 2021

Marco Carpenter, a postdoctoral fellow who will be joining the Heller lab in June 2021, received a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Welcome…

Dr. Elizabeth Heller was recently awarded a research grant award from the SynGAP Research Fund to support her lab’s work in epigenetic regulation of SynGAP1-related intellectual disability. With the SynGAP…

November 10, 2020

Elizabeth Heller has received U18 funding from the NIH -NIDA Step Up for Substance Use Disorders (SUD): A Drug Target Initiative for Scientists Engaged in Fundamental Research, to study Nr4a1…

June 9, 2020

Mike Murphy is a new PhD student (NGG program) in the Heller lab, and received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research entitled “Sex-specific shifts in decision-making resulting from chronic-stress…

Marco Carpenter, a graduate student in the Heller Lab, received the NIDA Drug Abuse Dissertation Research Award (R36) for work entitled “Nr4a1 activation suppresses Cocaine-induced behavior via epigenetic regulation of…

July 27, 2017

Congratulations to Elizabeth Heller for receiving the NIDA Avenir Award (DP1DA044250), Chromatin-mediated alternative splicing in reward pathophysiology