Category: Latest Lab News

Two New Students Join the Lab!

3/1/2019 We are excited to welcome two new graduate students this Spring: Salma Sharmin, from the BIMS program and Dane Sessions, from the MSTP program.

Aldo Nascimento Successfully Defends Dissertation!

Congratulations to Aldo Nascimento, the first graduate student from our lab to successfully defend his dissertation and receive his doctorate!  Aldo’s thesis was titled, “Ras regulation of mitochondrial dynamics and…

Saad Hussain awarded Wagner Fellowship

Congratulations to our graduate student Saad Hussain on being awarded a prestigious Robert R. Wagner Fellowship to support his research.  This fellowship was established in 1997 through the generosity of…

Saad Hussain wins Poster Award

Congratulations to our graduate student Saad Hussain on winning first place for his poster presentation at the 2018 Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology Annual Retreat.  Saad’s poster on the role…

We welcome to Ali Rohani to our lab!

Ali joins our lab as a data scientist to explore the relationship between mitochondrial dynamics and cellular physiology in pancreatic cancer.

New Grant! The lab has received a 2-year supplement to our current R01, Exploring the Role of Mitochondrial Fission in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis

New Grant!  The lab has received a 2-year supplement to our current R01,  Exploring the Role of Mitochondrial Fission in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis, to develop and employ image processing and computational…