What’s New in the Greenberg Lab?

 

 

2-5-2019:

 

Publication Alert: The Greenberg lab celebrates its first journal publication of 2019 entitled, “Cardiolipin-deficient cells depend on anaplerotic pathways to ameliorate defective TCA cycle function”.

 

 

1-5-2019:

 

Publication Alert: Review chapter entitled, “Regulation of Inositol Biosynthesis: Balancing Health and Pathophysiology” is accepted for publication in the Springer Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology! Congratulations to co-first authors Kendall Case, Michael Salsaa, and Dr. Wenxi Yu!

 

 

12-20-2018:

 

Greenberg Lab holiday lunch at Townhouse Detroit! 

 

 

 

7-16-2018:

 

Kendall Case passes his prospectus defense to advance to PhD candidacy status!

 

 

6-14-2018:

 

Publication Alert: “Genetic re-engineering of polyunsaturated phospholipid profile of Saccharomyces cerevisiae identifies a novel role for Cld1 in mitigating the effects of cardiolipin peroxidation” is accepted for publication in BBA Lipids. Check out the in-press version of this article here.

 

 

6-1-2018:

 

The lab welcomes research assistant Pablo Lazcano! Pablo comes to us from Chile with a background in neurobiology. Learn more about Pablo by checking out his profile here.

 

 

5-9-2018:

 

Dr. Greenberg is elected into the Wayne State University Academy of Scholars!

 

 

 

5-8-2018:

 

Dr. Yiran Li is officially awarded his diploma at the Wayne State spring commencement! Dr. Li and Dr. Greenberg are pictured below moments before the PhD hooding ceremony.

 

 

 

5-2-2018:

 

Dr. Wenjia Lou and Ph.D. candidate Jiajia Ji present posters detailing their research at the fifth annual Lipids@Wayne symposium. Special congratulations go to Dr. Lou whose work earned 3rd place in the poster competition!

 

 

 

 

5-1-2018:

 

The lab welcomes Dr. Susan A. Henry (Cornell University) during her visit to Wayne State! Dr. Henry was selected as a plenary speaker for the fifth annual Lipids@Wayne symposium.

 

 

 

 

 

4-20-2018:

 

Graduate student Michael Salsaa is awarded the Thomas C. Rumble Graduate Fellowship from Wayne State University for the 2018-2019 academic year. Congratulations Michael!

 

 

4-19-2018:

 

Publication Alert: Dr. Wenjia Lou, Dr. Yiran Li, and collaborator Dr. Christian Reynolds publish a paper in BBA Lipids entitled, “Loss of tafazzin results in decreased myoblast differentiation in C2C12 cells: A myoblast model of Barth syndrome and cardiolipin deficiency”. With this publication, we offer the first myoblast model of Barth syndrome to the research community!

  

 

3-28-2018:

 

Dr. Greenberg’s latest Barth syndrome research is featured on the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) news site EurekAlert!

 

 

 

2-22-2018:

 

The lab is awarded funding from the Barth Syndrome Foundation for a grant entitled “Cardiolipin activates pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH) - a potential new target for treatment of Barth syndrome”.

  

 

 

2-5-2018:

 

Graduate student Yiran Li gives his public PhD defense entitled “Cardiolipin deficiency imposes metabolic dysfunction that may contribute to Barth Syndrome pathology”. Congratualations Yiran!

 

 

 

1-26-2018:

 

Highlight article written by graduate students Michael Salsaa and Kendall Case entitled “Orchestrating phospholipid biosynthesis: Phosphatidic acid conducts and Opi1p performs” is recognized by the Journal of Biological Chemistry for reaching 496 views in just two months!

 

 

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