My paper came out today!

One step closer to graduation! Just thought I'd share a lovely piece of news--my first major paper came out today in the prestigious academic journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It documents the discovery and characterization of a new protein in the brain, FGF9, which is disrupted in depression. You can read a lay-audience summary of the article in this press release from the UM Health System:

Download the paper here:

PNAS Early Edition, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510456112

UPDATE: We've been getting lots of press! Here are some highlights: