December 17th, 2017 - Graduation of Dr. Nook.
December 14th, 2017 - Visit Dr. Wen-Hai Chou in the Center for Neuropsychiatric Research at the National Health and Research Institute in Taiwan.
2017 Thankgiving dinner party hosted by Mee Jung Ko. Thanks for cooking Mee Jung!
Celebrating Dr. Nook's thesis defense!!
Mee Jung Ko and Meridith Robins presenting their research at the Society for Neuroscience in November 2017 in Washington DC.
Meridith Robins receiving a Kienly Award for Excellence in Teaching and presenting her Enoch Gordis prize winning poster at the 2017 Jenkins-Knevel Graduate student research symposium.
Van Rijn lab photo - October 13th, 2017. At Peppercorns Kitchen to celebrate the lab's R01. Left to right: Arbaaz Mukadam, Kendall Mores, Rob Cassel, Doungkamol Alongkronrusmee, Richard van Rijn, Mee Jung Ko, Ellen Jiwon Ha, Meridith Robins, Grace Mulia.
August 2017 - Dinner party at the Van Rijn residence in appreciation of all the hard work.
The Van Rijn lab at the International Narcotics Research Conference in Chicago, July 10-13th, 2017.
Mini-symposium on opioid receptors as therapeutic target for alcohol use disorders. From left to right: Dr. Kabirullah Lutfy (Discussion leader). Dr. Annika Thorsell (humanized mu opioid mouse model), Dr. Linda Rorick-Kehn (novel nociceptin antagonist), Dr. Braulio Munoz (striatal mu opioid receptors), Dr. Lucia Hipolito (inflammatory pain), Dr. Richard van Rijn (biased delta opioid agonists), Dr. Moriya Yuki (mu opioid knockout), Dr. Subhash Pandey (kappa opioid and neuropeptide Y receptors) , Meridith Robins (session chair).
Meridith Robins with her plaque presented by the Research Society on Alcoholism for her Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award she received at the 2017 Annual RSA conference.
Dr. Zhong-Yin, Chair of the MCMP Department, presents Meridith Robins with a Paget travel award to attend the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington DC to present her work on ethylphenidate.
Doungkamol Alongkronrusmee presenting her research at the College of Pharmacy Jenkins/Knevel symposium and receiving the Excellence in Research Award.
Shiqi Tang receives a Research Recognition Award at the graduation banquet of the 2016 Class of Bachelors of Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS).
April 2-6th 2016: Doungkamol Alongkronrusmee at Experimental Biology 2016 in San Diego as a finalist for the Best Poster Presentation.
September 19th 2015: 2-years of the Van Rijn lab anniversary and welcome party for Ricardo Marquez
October 17-22nd 2015:Society for Neuroscience 2015 + Hotpot at Mandarin Kitchen, The bean and Thai food at Khaoson and Taylor.