May 2023

Ed is under the hood!


April 2023

Ed Zandro Taroc was awarded best Post-Doctoral poster at NESDB meeting in Woods Hole, MA


Rico Amato gave a great talk at

NESDB meeting in Woods Hole, MA


Nikki, Ed, Rico, Noah, Nick and Paolo are at the NESDB meeting.


Ed defended his doctoral dissertation. Congrats,Dr. Taroc!


Rico Amato has beew awarded  an NIH-sponsored RNA Fellowship!


September 2022

Raghu defended his doctoral dissertation. Congrats, Dr. Katreddi!!!



September 2022

Jen and Tyler’s paper got published

August 2022

 Charisse Martin joined the The Master’s program and our lab!

June 7,2021

Ed Zandro Taroc was awarded the David Shub Graduate Student Award for Excellence in RNA Research. Bravo Ed!

June 1,2021

Today we are the RNA Institute spotlight! 

April 19, 2021

Raghu’s review  paper on the development of the VNO is out.

April 9-10, 2021

Paolo Forni and Madelaine Bartlett, successfully co-organized NESDB 2021. What an adventure!

October 21, 2020

Here is our new paper on GnRH-1 neurons and other misterious migratory cells… 

Congrats Ed!

April 27, 2020

Our paper has been published today on Development! 

Congrats Ankana!!!!!

January 8, 2020

Our last article has been published and featured on the cover of The Journal of Neuroscience!

Great job Taroc et al..!

Ezinma Dennis was awarded for best poster presentation at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Anaheim, CA.

We all went to Chicago and presented at SfN 2019.

 NESDB2020 is starting to develop….check our website!

We are in charge of NESDB 2020, what an honor!

April 5-7  Fornilab (Jen, Ed, and Raghu) presented their work at NESDB 2019

March 21, 2019

People talk about us…


Focus on Research

March 12, 2019

Today our second RO1 project has been awarded by NICDH!

This is our 3d NIH grant!! Today is another great day!

February 12, 2019

Ed’s and Jen’s new article has been accepted for publication on Frontiers Cellular Neuroscience!

December 3, 2018

Today our RO1 project has been awarded by NIDCD! This is a great day!

November 2018

Jennifer Lin was awarded for the best oral presentation at the 10th UAlbany Life Science Research Symposium!


September 7, 2018

Our R15 project has been funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development!

Yes, today is a really good day!

June 2018

Jennifer M. Lin’s paper has been accepted for publication on Developmental Biology!


Here is the article 

April 2018

Fornilab will present at the NESDB 2018

Forni lab @ NESDB 2018, Woods Hole, MA

April 2018

The article by Ed Zandro Taroc has been highlighted

as article of  special significance in its field in F1000

Access the recommendation on F1000Prime.

On Monday February 19, 2018, 7:30AM and 3:56PM

Dr. Paolo Forni will be “On the Air”

@ THE ACADEMIC MINUTE, a WAMC National Production.

February 2018 

Check Jennifer M. Lin’s work in  preprint @

Link to the article 

We made it!

Fornilab  (Paolo) made the illustration for the poster

of the 2018  NESDB meeting.

September 2017

Ed. Zandro Taroc’s paper has been accepted for publication in Biology Open

April 2017

 Magdalis Mendoza won the

 First Place for Biology at the 2017 State Wide CSTEP conference

April 27, 2017

Forni Lab will be at the NESDB meeting 2017

 April 26, 2017

Forni Lab will present at

Sense’ational Neuroscience: Peripheral to Central and Back Symposium, UIC, Chicago


Nov. 4, 2016

Ankana Naik and Jennifer Lin are awarded for best oral presentations 

at the the e 8th Life Science Research Symposium


Nov. 4, 2016

Paolo Forni (Biology) and Jia Sheng (Chemistry)

organize the 8th Life Science Research Symposium


November 3, 2016

Forni Talks at Albany High School POWER LUNCH about

the use transgenic models and fluorescent molecules


October 25

Magdalis Mendoza is awarded for Best Poster Presentation at the

Undergraduate Research Symposium


September 19, 2016

Jennifer Lin is awarded for Best Poster Presentation at

2nd Annual Society for Neuroscience Hudson-Berkshire Chapter Meeting


May 10/2016

JUSIE Lighting Event

Organized by Paolo Forni, Prash Rangan and Marlene Belfort.

JUSIE Light small POSTER screen

April 29/2016

Gina Rosen presents her work at 2016 Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium


April 15-18

We present some of our ongoing projects at NESDB


April 5, 2016

Fornilab presents some of the ongoing research at

Brain Awareness Day at Emma Willard High School, Troy, NY

BAW undated DABI

February,  2016   

FRAP A Award

Dr. Forni recieves funding from the University at Albany’s Faculty Research Award Program.

 February, 2016

   Ankana Naik joins Forni’s Lab      

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March 28, 2016

Nick Moskwa starts his rotation in Forni’s Lab


 April 2016

Forni’ Lab will present some of the ongoing projects at NESDB meeting

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