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Lab News

Welcome new doctoral graduate student Noah Sommers and summer IMPRS student Haroon Mohiuddin!

Congratulations to Dr Parth Amin on completion of his Thesis Defense and Graduation! 

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  Student Presentations and Posters

 

Posters

IMPRS poster session July 2022:

-Haroon Mohiuddin

American Association for Cancer Research (AARC) Annual Meeting April 2022 - Ricardo Cordova Award: AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award

Experimental Biology (EB) Annual Meeting April 2022 - Ricardo Cordova Award: ASBMB Graduate Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Travel Award

Cancer Research Day IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center October 2021 - Ricardo Cordova  Award: Honorary Mention

Gordon Research Conference Contemporary Advances and Challenges in Drug Safety Assessment  June 2018

-Parth Amin  "Transcription Factors CHOP and NFkB regulate gene networks in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis"

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meeting on Translational Control Sept 2018:

- Kenny Carlson "Biochemical Characterization of the eIF2 kinase GCN2"

IU School of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Day Oct 2018:

-Rebecca Miles, Parth Amin, Jagannath Misra, Dan Spandau and Ronald Wek  "The Integrated Stress Response Facilitates Cutaneous Wound Healing

 

Society for Investigate Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting 2019:

- Rebecca Miles, Parth Amin, Jagannath Misra, Dan Spandau and Ronald Wek  "The Intergrated Stress Response Facilitates Cutaneous Wound Healing"

Presentations

Experimental Biology (EB) Annual Meeting April 2022- Ricardo Cordova 

Grand Rounds, Eli Lilly Research Laboratories.  August 24, 2016.

Jeff Willy “Role of the Unfolded Protein Response during the Pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis.” 

Society for Investigate Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting 2016

Annie Collier - Collier, A., Spandau, D., Wek, R. Concurrent Minisymposia on Epidermal Structure & Barrier Function, Scottsdale, AZ, May 12, 2016. “Preferential translation is required for proper keratinocyte differentiation.”

Gordon Research Seminar on Autophagy.  March 20, 2016.

Jeff Willy “Identification of Novel UPR Member IBTKα: Linking Autophagosome Formation and Secretion to the Pathogenesis of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis.” 

 

Jeff Willy “How ER Stress Drives the Pathogensis of Liver Disease: Linking Cell Death to Autophagy and Inflammation.” Valparaiso University. February 5, 2016.

 

 

Graduate Students

Haroon Mohiuddin summer 2022 - IMPRS program (IU Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship) 

Noah Sommers 2022-present

Miguel Barriera Diaz 2019-present (joint student - Dr Dan Spandau)

Neil McCracken 2019-present (joint student - Dr Amber Mosley)

Ricardo Cordova 2018-present

Kenneth Carlson 2017-present

Riaz Alam 2017-present

(LGRAD - Lilly Graduate Research Advance Degree) Eli Lilly

Dr Parth Amin PhD 2022

Dr Rebecca Miles PhD 2021

(LGRAD - Lilly Graduate Research Advance Degree) Eli Lilly

Dr Annie Collier PhD 2017, Stanford Postdoc (joint student - Dr Dan Spandau)

Dr Jeff Willy PhD 2016

(LGRAD - Lilly Graduate Research Advance Degree) Eli Lilly 

Dr Mike Fusakio PhD 2016 , Beckman Coulter

Mohammed Alzahrani MS 2016

Dr Sara Young PhD 2016, NIH postdoc

Dr Tom Baird PhD 2015, NIH postdoc

Dr Brian Teske PhD 2012, Eli Lilly

Dr Souvik Dey PhD 2012, U Penn. postdoc

Dr Reddy Palam PhD 2012,

Dr Donghui Zhou PhD 2010, 

Dr Kirk Staske PhD 2010, Eli Lilly

Dr Ke Zhan PhD 2003

Dr Kun Ma PhD 2002

Dr Ruchira Sood PhD 2000

Dr Ruojing Yang PhD 2000

Dr Shuhao Zhu PhD 1997

Weijin Qian MS 1996

 

Post doctoral Fellows

Dr Jagannath Misra 2017-present

Dr Leo Augusto 2016-2020 (joint with Dr. Bill Sullivan)

Dr Michael Holmes 2015-present (joint with Dr. Bill Sullivan)

Dr Imaan Benmerzouga 2013-2015 (joint with Dr. Bill Sullivan)

Dr Christian Konrad 2009-2013 (joint with Dr. Bill Sullivan)

Dr Hongzhen He 2008-2012 (joint with Dr. Millie Georgiadis)

Dr Brad Joyce 2007-2013 (joint with Dr. Bill Sullivan)

Dr Hao-Yuan Jiang 2002-2004

Dr Karen Gregson 2001

Dr Amy Porter 1998-1999

Dr Jana Narasimhan 1998-2006

Dr Krishna Vattem 1998-2004

Dr Alexander Sobolev 1992-1993

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