News & Announcements

The Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology recognizes the following students for their awards, accomplishments, and publications.

July 2019

Lizbeth Perez-Castro, Conacci-Sorrell Lab. Entering class of 2018
Fellowship Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant. Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition

Manoloa Rios, Jeff Woodruff Lab. Entering class of 2018
Fellowship Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant. Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition

Luis Reza Herrera, Angelique Whitehurst Lab. Entering class of 2018
Fellowship Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant. Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition

June 2019

Zachary Gallegos, Angelique Whitehurst Lab. Entering class of 2015
Publication: Gallegos ZR, Taus P, Gibbs ZA, McGlynn K, Gomez NC, Davis I, Whitehurst AW.
“EWSR1-FLI1 Activation of the Cancer/Testis Antigen FATE1 Promotes Ewing Sarcoma Survival” Mol Cell Biol. 2019 Jun 27;39 (14). PMID: 31036566

Spencer Shelton, Prashant Mishra Lab. Entering class of 2018
Fellowship Awarded: National Science Foundation Fellowship, $46,000/year for 3 years

May 2019

Miles Black, Vincent Tagliabracci Lab. MSTP Entering class of 2014
Publication: Black MH, Osinski A, Gradowski M, Servage KA, Pawłowski K, Tomchick DR, Tagliabracci VS
“Bacterial pseudokinase catalyzes protein polyglutamylation to inhibit the SidE-family ubiquitin ligases.” Science. 2019 May 24;364 (6442):787-792. PMID: 31123136

April 2019

Sanchari Datta, Mike Henne Lab. Entering class of 2015
Publication: Datta S, Liu Y, Hariri H, Bowerman J, Henne WM.
“Cerebellar ataxia disease-associated Snx14 promotes lipid droplet growth at ER-droplet contacts.” J Cell Biol. 2019 Apr 1;218(4):1335-1351. PMID: 30765438

March 2019

Tsebaot Beraki, Michael Reese Lab. Entering class of 2013
Publication: Beraki T, Hu X, Broncel M, Young JC, O'Shaughnessy WJ, Borek D, Treeck M, Reee ML.
“Divergent kinase regulates membrane ultrastructure of the Toxoplasma parasitophorous vacuole.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Mar 26;116(13):6361-6370. PMID: 30850550

George Wendt, Jim Collins Lab. MSTP Entering class of 2015
Publication: Wendt GR, Collins JN, Pei J, Pearson MS, Bennett HM, Loukas A, Berriman M, Grishin NV, CollinsJJ 3rd.
“Flatworm-specific transcriptional regulators promote the specification of tegumental progenitors in Schistosoma mansoni.” Elife. 2018 Mar 20;7. PMID:29557781

January 2019

Noah Sorrelle, Rolf Brekken Lab. Entering class of 2012
Publication: Sorrelle N, Ganguly D, Dominguez ATA, Zhang Y, Huang H, Dahal LN, Burton N, Ziemys A, Brekken RA.
“Improved Multiplex Immunohistochemistry for Immune Microenvironment Evaluation of Mouse Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissues.” J Immunol. 2019 Jan 1;202(1):292-299. PMID: 30510069

July 2018

Andrew Moehlman, Helmut Kramer Lab. Entering class of 2014
Publication: Moehlman AT, Casey AK, Servage K, Orth K, Krämer H.
“Adaptation to constant light requires Fic-mediated AMPylation of BiP to protect against reversible photoreceptor degeneration.” Elife. 2018 Jul 17;7. PMID: 30015618

Natalie Ortiz, Mike Henne Lab. Entering class of 2017
Fellowship Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant. Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition

December 2018

Aakash Gandhi, Rodney Infante Lab. MSTP Entering class of 2018
Fellowship Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant. Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition