Emma feeding her cells.

Emma working at the bench.

Melissa presenting her summer research.

The summer 2017 crew: Dr. Callegan, Mursalin, Ty, Parth, Austin, Dr. Coburn, Roger, & Melissa. Not shown: Erin, Emma, Dr. Miller, Daniel, & Caleb.

Happy Halloween!
img_9797Happy Holidays from the Callegan Lab!
Phil at his poster at ASM 2017 in New Orleans
Mursalin studying for his generals.

Callegan Lab Retreat
Oklahoma City Zoo Treehouse

Pikachu decided to spawn during Roger’s presentation.

Sujana presenting her poster.

Dr. Miller, Mursalin, Daniel, Haley, Craig, Sujana, Austin, Dr. Coburn, Dr. Callegan, Morgan, and Roger.

Summer 2016
Morgan, Victoria, and Sujana

Summer 2016
Craig

Summer 2016
Austin and Sujana

Summer 2016
Craig and Sujana

2015-2016 iteration of the Callegan Lab (L-to-R): Nanette Wheatley, Dr. Phillip Coburn, Dr. Callegan, Roger Astley, Madhu Parkunan, Mursalin Huzzatul

Callegan Lab 2.0 with Austin LaGrow

Dr. Parkunan at OU Commencement!
May 13, 2016

Dr. Coburn training our summer students, Sujana, Victoria, and Meghna.

Phil at his poster
ARVO 2015 in Denver

Remembering Raniyah at the dedication of her labs at ECU with Dr. Eric Pearlman
April 2015Article

Speaking to a packed house at the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
Guangzhou China 2015

OU Vision Workshop
September 19, 2014

Congratulations Dr. Jonathan Hunt!
Dr. Hunt with Dr. Boren at OU Norman Graduation May 2012

ARVO 2013 in Seattle WA
Dr. Coburn, Dr. C, and Madhu Parkunan at the Space Needle
Madhu at her poster, ARVO 2014 in Orlando
Madhu won a Ferretti Travel Award from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology to attend this meeting. She was also the Cora Verhagen Award Runner-Up for her presentation of this work at ARVO. Congratulations Madhu!
Dr. Coburn at his poster, ARVO 2014 in Orlando
with Dr. Kris Miller

The Spring 2011 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
Yes it’s been a while since we took a lab photo…but isn’t it cool?
B-to-T: Roger Astley, Nanette Wheatley, Dr. C., Bradley Blackburn, Jonathan Hunt, Dr. Phil Coburn

The Fall 2008 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
L-to-R: Heather Brown (technician), Jonathan Hunt (Micro/Immuno grad student), Jennifer Thurman (technician), Bo Novosad (Micro/Immuno grad student), Dr. C., Roger Astley (technician), Andrea Moyer (Micro/Immuno grad student),Brandt Wiskur (Neuroscience grad student), and Nanette Wheatley (technician).
Christmas Lunch at Nonna’s
Congratulations Dr. Wiskur for a successful defense of your Ph.D. Dissertation!
Christmas Lunch at Nonna’s
Congratulations Dr. Moyer for a successful defense of your Ph.D. Dissertation!

The Summer/Fall 2007 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
L-to-R: Andrea Moyer (Micro/Immuno grad student), Nanette Wheatley (technician), Brandt Wiskur (Neuroscience grad student), Raniyah Ramadan (Neuroscience grad student), Dr. C., Bo Novosad (Micro/Immuno grad student), Heather Brown (technician), Jonathan Hunt (Micro/Immuno grad student), and Jennifer Thurman (technician).

Raniyah’s Hooding Ceremony Summer 2007
Congratulations Dr. Ramadan!Good luck at Case Western!

The Robert A. Patnode Award is presented to a student for outstanding research in Microbiology and Immunology and is given annually if suitable candidates are available. Superior academic and research performance and leadership are qualities sought for in candidates for this award. Students near the completion of their program are usually the recipients of this award.

Patnode Award Presentation to Andrea Moyer
May 2008
Congratulations Andrea!

Andrea at her poster
ARVO 2007

Raniyah at her poster
ARVO 2007

Andrea, Planning Committee Chair of the OU Vision Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Research Workshop
June 8, 2007

Jonathan, introducing Dr. Matt LaVail at the OU Vision Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Research Workshop
June 8, 2007

The Fall 2006 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
L-to-R: Bo Novosad (Research Technician), Raniyah Ramadan (5th-ish year OCNS Grad Student), Dr. C, Jonathan Hunt (2nd year Microbiology/Immunology Grad Student), Andrea Moyer (3rd year Microbiology/Immunology Grad Student), Brandt Wiskur (4th yr OCNS Grad Student)

Brandt’s submission to the “Men of OUHSC” Calendar

Adam Burroughs, Oklahoma Christian University
SURE Program 2006

Andrea, Dr. C, and Raniyah
ARVO 2007

The site of the next Callegan Lab Annual Retreat

Bo’s poster at ARVO 2006

Andrea’s poster at ARVO 2006

At the annual DMEI ARVO Dinner

Undoubtedly THE best thing about ARVO!

The Spring 2006 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
Cheering on the OKC/NO Hornets are: Top: Raniyah Ramadan (5th year OCNS Grad Student), Dr. C (Permanent Resident of Grant Writing Hell), Andrea Moyer (2nd year Microbiology/Immunology Grad Student). Bottom: Bo Novosad (Research Technician Extrordinaire), Jonathan Hunt (1st year Microbiology/Immunology Grad Student), Brandt Wiskur (3rd yr OCNS Grad Student.

Are floor seats considered SUPPLIES or OTHER?

The 2005 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
L-to-R: Brandt Wiskur (3rd yr OCNS Grad Student), Mark Dittmar (Manager DMEI ARF), Dr. C (The Shortest Person In The Lab), Bo Novosad (Research Technician Extrordinaire), Andrea Moyer (2nd year Microbiology/Immunology Grad Student), and Raniyah Ramadan (5th yr OCNS Grad Student)

Raniyah presenting her work at the 2005 OCNS Symposium

Raniyah’s talk at the 2005 OCNS Symposium

L-to-R Brandt, Patti Davis, Dr. Greenwood-VanMeerveld, Dr. C, Andrea, and Raniyah at the 2005 OCNS Symposium

Raniyah and Andrea at Andrea’s Poster, ARVO 2005
Andrea received a Travel Award from the National Eye Institute!

Brandt at his poster at ARVO 2005

Andrea

Raniyah and Bo

The mid-2004 Permutation of the Callegan Lab
L-to-R: Raniyah (3rd yr OCNS Grad Student), Alec (Research Technician), Dr. C (Chief Cook & Bottlewasher), Andrea (Soon-To-Be 1st yr Grad Student)

Allison Reed
Oklahoma State University
SURE Program 2004

ohm…ohm…ohm…

Raniyah feeding her pets

Andrea and Raniyah at Raniyah’s Poster
ARVO 2004 (Photo Courtesy RafalCo)
Raniyah received a National Eye Institute Travel Award!

Andrea and Raniyah at Andrea’s Poster
ARVO 2004 (Photo Courtesy RafalCo)

From “Awesome Things Happening at OSSM”, Spring 2004
(the “graduate research assistant” is Andrea!)

Beryl Ojwang
Oklahoma School for Science and Math
Lou Kerr Investigative Research Scholar
GREAT Presentation 2004

Andrea checking her pets.

Adam Sharp
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
SURE Summer 2003

Carolanne Roach
Northwestern State University
BRIN Program Summer 2003

Alec sharpening his needles.

Raul and Raniyah dissecting eyeballs.

Dr. C analyzing retinal pathology.

Andrea’s beautiful RNA!

Those 24-hour growth curves can be a killer!

Primer Grandmaster Scotty G

Clay and Scott enjoying the Dean McGee Dinner at ARVO 2002

Clay Cochran
ARVO 2002

Scott Kane
ARVO 2002

Laura Young, Marshall University
SURE Program 2002

Tiffany Elliott
SURE Program 2001