Month: February 2023

Heaslip Lab publication and cover photo in Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

A review paper entitled “Dense granule biogenesis, secretion and function in Toxoplasma gondii” was published in a special issue of Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. The paper is authored by graduate students Michael Griffith and Camille Pearce, Heaslip Lab. An image from the lab was featured on the cover, top right image.

MCB Major, Tamborra-Walton Invited to the 2nd Annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

Teresa Tamborra-Walton, an MCB major and senior undergraduate research student in the Lynes laboratory, has been selected to represent the University of Connecticut at the second annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium.  Her work was chosen to represent the best of student research being done across all disciplines including natural sciences, physical sciences, social […]

Maltz-Matyschysk, Graf, Lynes Receive NIH Award

Michele Maltz-Matyschsyk, Joerg Graf, and Michael Lynes recently received an NIH award to support their work to define biomarker signatures of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C, an adverse effect of SARS-CoV2 infection). They will be working together with a consortium of other universities and research institutes in Connecticut and New York.  Their work will measure multiple protein […]

Alder Awarded Reinhard-Frank Foundation Grant

Nathan Alder, along with collaborator Doron Rapaport from the University of Tübingen (Germany), has received an award from the Reinhard-Frank Foundation for research on mitochondria-targeted bioactive compounds. Support from this foundation is designed to advance novel research that builds upon existing research strengths and promotes sustained partnership between participating institutions. The supported research will explore […]

May and Alder Receive Collaborative NIH Grant with Johns Hopkins University

Nathan Alder and Eric May have been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) as co-investigators on a project led by Steve Claypool at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The project, entitled “An intimate and multifaceted partnership: cardiolipin and the mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier” (R01HL165729), is a […]