The main goal of the laboratory is to understand the role of organelle stress in the pathogenesis of diabetes. We are particularly interested in examining the β-cell Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress and Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) in the context of autoimmune diabetes.
April 2017 - Our collaborative study with the Kimple Lab is now published in Endocrinology.
January 2017 - Dr. Manish Sharma joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Rezwana Karim, Kendall Gross and Shan Gill joined the lab as undergraduate researchers.
December 2016 - Anil Kiran Chokkalla (IPiB) joined the lab as a first year graduate student.
November 2016 - Lucas Klemm (MCP), Yirong Wang (IPGNS) and Sophie Lewandowski (IPiB) rotated in the lab.