Lab news

05-19-21
Sushant completed his thesis defense this week and will start postdoc at the end of the summer. Well done Dr. Bangru!!

05-12-21
Joe passed his final defense and has started at Ricovr healthcare as a senior scientist. Congrats Dr. Seimetz!!!

04-21-21
Our recent collaboration with the Anakk Lab was published in Science Advances!! Way to go Waqar!

03-01-21
Ullas & Sushant’s recent bioarxiv manuscript examining liver regeneration is now accepted in Genome Research. Hooray!!!

02-04-21
Sandip Chorghade joins us as a postdoc. Welcome back Sandip!!

12-15-20
Sushant and Joe cleared their 6-month pre-defense meetings as new graduate student Nick Baker joins the lab. Welcome Nick!

08-07-20
Our collaborative effort with the Henry lab is now up on bioarxiv!! Great work Sushant!!

07-08-20
Our collaborative effort with the Prasanth lab was accepted in RNA Journal. Glad to have contributed to this cool work!

05-31-20
Our latest effort to understand liver regeneration using single-cell omics is now up on bioarxiv! Well done Ullas & Sushant!!

05-20-20
Sushant was awarded the Scott Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2020-21 by the UIUC Graduate College!! Way to go!!

05-01-20
Andrew’s work was awarded the Best Undergraduate Thesis Award in Biochemistry 2019-20!! Amazing job Andrew!!

04-19-20
Our collaboration with the Irudayaraj Lab was published in Toxicology letters! Well done Jackie, Junya & Waqar!!

04-04-20
Our collaborative effort with the Hernaez & Ochoa Labs is now available on 
bioarxiv! Great job Ullas & Sushant!!

03-17-20
Our collaboration with the Pan Lab was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces ! Congrats Sushant!

02-28-20
Congrats to Chaitali, Sushant, Lili and rest of the Kalsotra Lab for their new paper in Developmental Cell !

01-20-20
Sushant and Nash wrote a review on liver regeneration for Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology !

01-16-20
Our first joint collaborative effort with the Diehl Lab was published in Journal of Clinical Investigation! Congrats to Sushant, Ullas and the lab!!

10-15-19
We were awarded a joint R01 with the Diehl Lab to study Alcoholic hepatitis and alternative splicing!!! Hurray!!!

08-15-19
Chaitali was awarded the Discovery grant by the Department of Defense! Well done!!

08-01-19
Waqar successfully defended his thesis and made the whole lab proud!! He is the second graduate student in the lab!! Cheers Dr. Arif!!

07-15-19
Sushant and Waqar were awarded the Colin A. Wraight Memorial Award 2019 in Biochemistry for their recent paper!! Way to go!

05-31-19
Nash was promoted to Associate professor and awarded the Provost’s distinguished promotion Award 2019!!! Way to go!!

05-15-19
We were awarded Cancer center seed & planning grants in collaboration with Prasanth and Irudayaraj labs respectively!! Woohoo!!

05-15-19
Ullas was awarded the Herbert Carter fellowship in Biochemistry 2019-2020! Way to go Ullas!!

04-30-19
Our collaborative effort towards therapeutics for myotonic dystrophy with the Zimmerman Lab@UIUC was published in PNAS! Congrats to Ullas, Kevin and the lab!!

02-15-19
Our method describing celltype specific translation profiling was published in Methods! Congrats to Joe, Waqar, and Sushant!!

12-15-18
We welcome graduate student Junya Li to the lab.

10-01-18
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!

08-01-18
Zac is selected as a “Chemical Biology Interface” (CBI) Fellow. Congratulations Zac!

05-15-18
Sushant is selected as a “Tissue Microenvironment Training Program” (TiMe) Fellow. Well deserved!

12-01-17
Collaborative study with Ceman lab published in BMC Biology. Well done Joe!!

10-15-17
Collaborative study with Yang lab published in Development. Congrats Sandip!!