Sandip Chorghade is promoted to the rank of Visiting Research Scientist, Congrats and well-deserved Sandip!
Muscular Dystrophy Association funds Kalsotra Lab to study mechanisms of fatty liver disease and impaired drug metabolism in DM1. Congrats to Zac Dewald and the whole team!!!
Our collaborative work with W. Yokoyama lab at Wash U is accepted by J Exp Med. Congrats to Sushant (co-first author) for a job well done!
Jessica and Nash’s review on the discovery, function and regulation of ESRP proteins was published in Biochem Soc Trans. Way to Go Jess!
Ullas was awarded the 2023 Biochemistry Trust of Urbana Award for demonstrating excellence in graduate studies and research. Well done and Congratulations Ullas!!
Subhashis was awarded the Michael A. Recny Graduate Fellowship in Biochemistry!! Way to go!!
Jeongmin Lee was awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award in Biochemistry with highest distinction, Congratulations Jeongmin!.
An absolute honor to hood my student Ullas Chembazhi at the SMCB graduation ceremony. Congrats Dr. Chembazhi.
Jessica Derham and Subhashis Natua passed their Ph.D. qualifying exams with flying colors. Heartiest congratulations to both!
Best wishes to Ullas for starting his postdoc in the Morrissey lab at U Penn.
Ishita Purwar won the 2023 School of MCB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Well done Ishita!
Graduate students Adesanya Oluwafolajimi and Diptatanu Das join the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome to the party ‘Fola and Dipta!!
Ullas successfully defended his thesis and accepted a postdoc in the Morrissey lab at U Penn. Well done Dr. Chembazhi!!
Waqar’s manuscript examining SRSF1’s role in the liver is accepted by Nature Communications. Congrats to the whole team!!
Oraya Zinder and Pallob Barai join us for a lab rotation. Welcome, Oraya and Pallob!!
Graduate student Katerine Dailey joins us for a lab rotation. Welcome ‘Katrine!!
Graduate students Adesanya Oluwafolajimi and Diptatanu Das join us for their lab rotation. Welcome ‘Fola and Dipta!!
Sarah Matatov accepted by the MD/PhD program at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Congratulations, and all the best Sarah!
Abid Anwar won the 2022 Mayo Clinic Summer Research Undergraduate Fellowship, Have fun in Rochester Abid!!
Sarah Matatov received the 2022 “Michael Glaser undergraduate service award” to the biochemistry department. Well done Sarah!
Sarah Matatov won the 2022 “Jackson best undergraduate thesis award in biochemistry” with highest distinction. Way to go Sarah!
Graduate student Jessica Derham joins the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome, Jessica!
Graduate student Subhashis Natua joins the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome to the party, Subhashis!
Graduate student Sounak Saha joins us for his third lab rotation. Welcome Sounak!
Graduate students Jessica Derham and Sihang Zhou join us for their second lab rotation. Welcome Jessica and Sihang!!
Zac Dewald won an “Excellent poster award” at the virtual Rustbelt RNA meeting. Congrats Zac!!
Ullas gave a talk while Sandip, Chaitali, Zac, and Sarah presented posters at the virtual Rustbelt RNA meeting. Great job everyone!!
Sushant gave a talk and Sandip, Bo, and Ullas presented posters at the virtual CSHL – Eukaryotic mRNA Processing meeting. Great job everyone!!
Graduate student Subhashis Natua joins us for his first lab rotation. Welcome Subhashis!!
Nick is selected as a “Chemical Biology Interface” (CBI) Fellow. Congratulations Nick!!
Waqar was awarded the 2021 Biochemistry Trust of Urbana Award for demonstrating excellence in graduate studies and research. Well done and Congratulations Waqar!!
Ullas was awarded the 2021 Colin A. Wraight Memorial Award in Biochemistry for an Outstanding Paper. Way to go and Congratulations Ullas!!
Kalsotra Lab research was covered by the Cancer Center@Illinois.
Congratulations to Bo for receiving an American Heart Association post-doctoral fellowship, Great Job Bo!!
Nash received William C. Rose Professorship in Biochemistry!!
Zac gave a great talk at the virtual Annual RNA society meeting, Well done Zac!!
Joe passed his final defense and has started at Ricovr healthcare as a senior scientist. Congrats Dr. Seimetz!!!
Sarah won the 2021 Mayo Clinic Summer Research Undergraduate Fellowship, Have fun in Rochester Sarah!!
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!!
We were awarded Cancer center seed & planning grants in collaboration with Prasanth and Irudayaraj labs respectively!! Woohoo!!
Ullas was awarded the Herbert Carter fellowship in Biochemistry 2019-2020! Way to go Ullas!!
Our collaborative effort towards therapeutics for myotonic dystrophy with the Zimmerman Lab@UIUC was published in PNAS! Congrats to Ullas, Kevin and the lab!!
Our method describing celltype specific translation profiling was published in Methods! Congrats to Joe, Waqar, and Sushant!!
We welcome graduate student Junya Li to the lab.
Study on how the Hippo pathway is rewired through alternative splicing to enable liver regeneration published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. Congratulations to Sushant, Waqar, Joe and the rest of Kalsotra Lab!
Zac is selected as a “Chemical Biology Interface” (CBI) Fellow. Congratulations Zac!
Sushant is selected as a “Tissue Microenvironment Training Program” (TiMe) Fellow. Well deserved!
Collaborative study with Ceman lab published in BMC Biology. Well done Joe!!
Collaborative study with Yang lab published in Development. Congrats Sandip!!