Category: Latest Lab News

New research published in Cell Reports!


August 13, 2019 Our study on the role of Drp1 in pancreatic cancer, “Drp1 Promotes KRas-Driven Metabolic Changes to Drive Pancreatic Tumor Growth” has been published in the journal Cell…

Sarbajeet Nagdas Defends Dissertation!


6/14/2019 Congratulations to Sarb for the successful defense of his dissertation titled, “A role of Dynamin-related protein 1 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.”

Sarah Pollock Defends Dissertation!


5/1/2019 We are very proud of Sarah for the successful defense of her dissertation titled, “A novel role for Ral in response to mitochondrial depolarization.”

Sarah’s paper published in PLOS One!


4/17/2019 Congratulations to Sarah on her publication, “RalA and RalB relocalization to depolarized mitochondria depends on clathrin-mediated endocytosis and facilitates TBK1 activation.” in the journal PLOS One!

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…