RNA in health & disease
Recent lab News
Our recent collaboration with the Anakk Lab was published in Science Advances!! Way to go Waqar!
Ullas & Sushant’s recent bioarxiv manuscript examining liver regeneration is now accepted in Genome Research. Hooray!!!
Sandip Chorghade joins us as a postdoc. Welcome back Sandip!!
Sushant and Joe cleared their 6-month pre-defense meetings as new graduate student Nick Baker joins the lab. Welcome Nick!
Our collaborative effort with the Henry lab is now up on bioarxiv!! Great work Sushant!!
Our collaborative effort with the Prasanth lab was accepted in RNA Journal. Glad to have contributed to this cool work!
Our latest effort to understand liver regeneration using single-cell omics is now up on bioarxiv! Well done Ullas & Sushant!!
Sushant was awarded the Scott Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2020-21 by the UIUC Graduate College!! Way to go!!
Andrew’s work was awarded the Best Undergraduate Thesis Award in Biochemistry 2019-20!! Amazing job Andrew!!
Our collaboration with the Irudayaraj Lab was published in Toxicology letters! Well done Jackie, Junya & Waqar!!
Our collaborative effort with the Hernaez & Ochoa Labs is now available on bioarxiv! Great job Ullas & Sushant!!
Our collaboration with the Pan Lab was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces ! Congrats Sushant!
Congrats to Chaitali, Sushant, Lili and rest of the Kalsotra Lab for their new paper in Developmental Cell !
Sushant and Nash wrote a review on liver regeneration for Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology !
Our first joint collaborative effort with the Diehl Lab was published in Journal of Clinical Investigation! Congrats to Sushant, Ullas and the lab!!
We were awarded a joint R01 with the Diehl Lab to study Alcoholic hepatitis and alternative splicing!!! Hurray!!!
Chaitali was awarded the Discovery grant by the Department of Defense! Well done!!
Waqar successfully defended his thesis and made the whole lab proud!! He is the second graduate student in the lab!! Cheers Dr. Arif!!
Sushant and Waqar were awarded the Colin A. Wraight Memorial Award 2019 in Biochemistry for their recent paper!! Way to go!
Nash was promoted to Associate professor and awarded the Provost’s distinguished promotion Award 2019!!! Way to go!!
Non-muscle RBFOX2 triggers cardiac conduction defects in myotonic dystrophy
This work was recently published in Developmental Cell.
ESRP2 regulates the Hippo pathway to aid
This work was recently published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology.
Poly(A) tail length regulates PABPC1 to tune translation in the heart
This work was recently published in eLife.
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