Ullas Chembazhi gave a talk about the lab’s recent findings on dysregulation of RNA splicing in alcoholic liver disease at the Gordon Conference in Ventura, CA!! Way to go Ullas!
Subhashis presented a poster on post-transcriptional gene regulation in the heart and wowed everyone at the Keystone Symposia in Santa Fe, NM. Nicely done!!
Our collaborative manuscript with Wenyan Mei’s group examining PTBP1’s role in intestinal epithelial regeneration is published in NAR. Congrats to Ullas!!
Waqar’s manuscript examining SRSF1’s role in the liver is published in Nature Communications. Congrats to the whole team!!
Graduate students Adesanya Oluwafolajimi and Diptatanu Das join the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome to the party ‘Fola and Dipta!!
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!!
Subhashis won the “outstanding poster award” at the Rustbelt RNA meeting. Congrats Subhashis!!
Zac gave a talk while Sandip, Ullas, Sushant, Subhashis, and Nick presented posters at the Rustbelt RNA meeting. Way to go everyone!!
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!!
Subhashis and Nick presented posters at the ISMB “iRNA—COSI 22” in Madison, WI. Subhashis won an outstanding poster prize. Nicely done!!
Nash and Ullas presented lab’s recent findings on dysregulation of RNA splicing in liver disease at a Gordon Conference in Maine!!
Ullas Chembazhi’s abstract was selected for an oral presentation at the FASEB Liver Biology Conference in New Orleans. Way to go Ullas!!
Ullas Chembazhi won an Outstanding poster prize at the Annual RNA society meeting in Boulder, CO. Congrats Ullas!!
Sandip gave a talk; Zac, Sushant and Ullas presented posters at the Annual RNA society meeting in Boulder, CO. Way to go everyone!!
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!!
Chaitali Misra accepted a Senior Scientist position at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA. Best wishes to Chaitali for her future industry endeavors.
Sarah Matatov received the 2022 “Michael Glaser undergraduate service award” to the biochemistry department. Well done Sarah!
Ullas Chembazhi and Waqar Arif gave talks at the 5th Annual Biochemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium. Congratulations to both!
Sarah Matatov won the 2022 “Jackson best undergraduate thesis award in biochemistry” with highest distinction. Way to go Sarah!
Ullas Chembazhi won the “Outstanding poster award” at the Big Ten Academic Alliance Lipids Symposium. Well done Ullas!!
Graduate student Jessica Derham joins the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome, Jessica!
Graduate student Subhashis Natua joins the Kalsotra Lab! Welcome to the party, Subhashis!
Our collaborative work with Prof. Wenyan Mei’s group showing splicing factor PTBP1 controls intestinal regeneration is now up on bioRxiv! Congrats Ullas and Sushant!!
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.
Waqar’s thesis work exploring role of SRSF1 in liver function and pathogenesis is now up on bioarxiv! Great collaborative effort with Cummins, Prasanth & Yeo labs! Congrats Waqar!!
Congratulations to Bo for receiving an American Heart Association post-doctoral fellowship, Great Job Bo!!
Nash received William C. Rose Professorship in Biochemistry!!
Sushant completed his thesis defense this week and will start postdoc in Poss and Di Talia labs at Duke in the fall. Well done Dr. Bangru!!
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!!
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!!
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!!