Summer 2021

Undergraduate Sam is back in the lab this semester and he is joined by Evanne. High school student Liltoyria is working in the lab as part of the Louisville Science Pathways Program.

January 2021

We have our second graduate trainee! Raeden Gray has joined the lab as a PhD student. 

We bid farewell to Gina as she moves from the research world to the business world. She is opening a dog park bar here in Louisville (www.pgjdogbar.com). We wish her the best.


February 2020
 
Ben and Gina will be traveling to Italy for the Gordon Conference on Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration. Ben will be speaking and Gina will be presenting a poster on Bmp-ethanol interactions on endoderm and craniofacial development.

January 2020
 
Undergraduate Sam is back in the lab this semester and he is joined by Sofia.​

December 2019
 
We have our first graduate trainee! Hieu Vo has joined the lab as a PhD student.
 
Ben presented the lab's work at the 1st annual Southeast Regional Zebrafish Conference on Friday the 13th, 2019.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 2019 - 1st Annual Lovely Lab Chili Cook off. - 3rd John Klem, 2nd Sydney Smith, 1st Danielle Little!

November 2019
 
Ben is co 1st author a manuscript from the Eberhart lab that has been accepted!!! "Novel ethanol‐sensitive mutants identified in an F3 forward genetic screen" will be printed in ACER.

The Lab's 2nd manuscript has been accepted!!! "Animal Models of Gene-Alcohol Interactions" will be printed in Birth Defects Research.

October 2019
 
The Lab's 1st manuscript has been accepted!!! "Quantification of Ethanol Levels in Zebrafish Embryos Using Head Space Gas Chromatography" will be printed and a video will be filmed for JoVE.

August 2019
 
Friday, Aug. 16th, 2019 - BMG Dept Reatreat at the Louisville Zoo.

July 2019

John officially joined the lab.

June 2019

Kevin officially joined the lab.

​Ben gave a talk at the 2019 Midwest Zebrafish Meeting titled "Zebrafish genetic screens identify ethanol susceptibility loci necessary for palate development."

May 2019
 
Undergraduates Sam and Rachel joined the lab for summer projects.​

March 2019

Ben gave a keynote talk at the Gordon Research Seminar on Alcohol Induced Tissue Injury titled "Using zebrafish to model gene-ethanol interactions and their impact on craniofacial development."

January 2019

Ben gave a talk at the 8th Strategic Conference of Zebrafish Investigators titled "Zebrafish genetic screens identify ethanol susceptibility loci necessary for palate development."

Undergraduates Ally and Liz joined the lab.

July 2018

​​Ben gave an interview on UofL Today with Mark Hebert where he spoke about the lab's research into FASD using zebrafish (https://soundcloud.com/uofl/ult-7-9-saleemlovelyballard).

June 2018

​​Ben gave a talk at The Teratology Society 58th Annual Meeting titled "Gene-ethanol interactions and their impact on craniofacial development."

May 2018
 
High school students Ashley and Carley joined the lab for summer projects.

January 2018

We are up and running!!!!