Our paper "Yeast homologs of human MCUR1 regulate mitochondrial proline metabolism” is now published in Nature Communications. (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18704-1). Congratulations to Zulkifli for leading this exciting work.
Our paper "An Essential Role for Cardiolipin in the Stability and Function of the Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter” is now published in PNAS (https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/06/26/2000640117). Congratulations to Sagnika and all our collaborators. To learn more about this finding please read:
Our paper "Elesclomol Alleviates Menkes Pathology and Mortality by Escorting Cu to Cuproenzymes in Mice” is now published in Science (https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6491/620). Congratulations to Shiva, Zulkifli and all our collaborators. To learn more about this finding please read: https://agrilifetoday.tamu.edu/2020/05/08/promising-study-by-texas-am-scientists-offers-hope-for-menkes-disease-patients/
Congratulations to Alison for receiving the Nestor Bottino Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
Our lab receives funding from the Barth Syndrome Foundation.
Congratulations to Andrew for receiving REU fellowship to perform summer research in the lab.
Congratulations to Donna on the publication of her paper - Vps39 is required for ethanolamine-stimulated elevation in mitochondrial phosphatidylethanolamine.
Vishal is awarded Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Teaching and Alison is awarded Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Research by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University.
Sagnika's abstract has been selected for the departmental research competition.