The Bolton Lab 

Lab News

January, 2024

The Bolton lab wants to thank Dr. Michelle Sequeira for her incredible contribution to the lab! Dr. Sequira has started a new journey at Emory University and we wish her great success at her new job!


December, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Sequeira who has had a very exciting year winning several awards!


November, 2023

Congratulations to Nneka Otuonye for winning Best Poster Presentation Award at ABRCMS!

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Bolton for being awarded the Ignite Early Career Research Impact Award in the area of Natural and Life Sciences! 

August, 2023

Congratulations to Jonila Sheshu for winning 1st place at the poster presentation in Summer Scholarship Research Symposium! 

   June, 2nd 2023

Congratulations Dr. Bolton & Michelle!

Michelle Sequeira and Jessica Bolton’s Perspective article, "Stressed microglia: Neuroendocrine-neuroimmune interactions in the stress response " was accepted for publication in Endocrinology. 

May, 12th 2022

Congratulations Bhoomi & Sara!

Bhoomi Desai and Sara Correa presented the first posters for the Bolton Lab at the 2022 Brains & Behavior Annual Retreat.  

October 7th, 2021

Congratulations Zuri!

Zuri Ngozi was awarded the Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Fellowship for her project in collaboration with the Forger lab studying the developmental trajectory of microglial process dynamics in the PVN.

March, 11th 2022

Congratulations Dr. Bolton & Zuri!

Zuri Ngozi and Jessica Bolton’s Perspective article, "Microglia don't treat all neurons the same: The importance of neuronal subtype in microglia-neuron interactions in the developing hypothalamus" was accepted for publication in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Fall 2021

Welcome New Undergraduates! 

This fall our lab was joined by the four new undergraduates Brittany Clarke, Kendall Missel, Urjoshi Karr, and Jonila Shehu. 

September 29, 2021 

SEED Grant

The Bolton lab was awarded the CNCD SEED grant to fund our project studying the role of the microglial phagocytic receptor Mer in synaptic pruning of stress-sensitive neurons