Timothy Aballo, MCP grad student, is rotating in the lab. Welcome Tim!


Welcome Caroline Schwenkel to the lab.  Caroline will be doing her internship as a DAAD RISE scholar in the lab.


The Engin lab gets together for a potluck- dishes include the Turkish borek and kisir, Circassian chicken salad, crab legs, spring rolls, chicken katsu, fruit kebabs, and cookies!


Upon finishing medical school, Zeynep joins the lab to work on her PhD.  We’re excited to have you, Zeynep!


Hugo passed his prelim, way to go, Hugo!!  Looking forward to great things!

The lab wishes farewell and congratulations to Kendall on both her graduation and her next step as a medical scribe.  Best of luck, Kendall!

Engin Lab members attend Midwest Islet Club.


The lab research was presented at the Keystone Symposia in Vancouver, Canada.


The Engin Lab participates in the first Diabetes Day at UW-Madison.


Welcomed Steve John for his final rotation in the Engin Lab, it was a pleasure working with him!


Welcomed Morgan Mann and Sierra Love for their second rotation in the Engin Lab, we enjoyed working with them while on their second rotations!


Welcomed Zhouyuan Shen for her first rotation, and wishes her the best of luck in her next rotation!


Feyza received ICTR Translational Basic & Clinical Pilot Award!

Welcome Sierra and Sam! Our new research interns will work on understanding the molecular mechanisms of type 1 diabetes

Kendall is back to the lab for summer research.

EnginLab “Welcome Summer Social is scheduled for June 15th!”


Feyza was Sanko University’s Guest of Honor:

Congratulations and best wishes to Giselle Rogers, a talented undergraduate in our lab, who graduated from UW-Madison

Welcome Yian Liao! Yian will do his summer internship in our lab.


Congratulations to Hugo for his poster presentation at Morgridge / UW-Madison Metabolism Symposium


Dr. Matthias Hebrok from UCSF is visiting us and giving a talk titled ” Exploring Human Beta Cell Biology with Stem Cells” at Biochemistry Colloquium.


Feyza is now a member of the UW-Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center (SCRMC).


Claire Walker, Genetics student at UW-Madison, joined the lab as a research intern.
Francesca is going to Spain as part of an exchange program. Good luck Francesca!

January – Dr. Manish Sharma joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
Rezwana Karim, Kendall Gross, and Shan Gill joined the lab as undergraduate researchers.

December – Hugo Lee, an IPiB graduate student, joins the lab.

December – Anil Kiran Chokkalla (IPiB) joined the lab as a first year graduate student.

November – Lucas Klemm (MCP), Yirong Wang (IPGNS) and Sophie Lewandowski (IPiB) rotated in the lab.

October – Anil Chokkalla (IPiB) rotated in the lab, Aishwarya Rengarajan (ERP) rotated in the lab.

September – Giselle Rogers joined the lab, Katie Beverley (ERP) rotated int the lab, Samantha St. Claire (IGPNS) rotated in the lab.

August – Quincy welcomes a new baby girl!

June – Zeynep Oktay, Alexandra Vitale, and Stephanie Ruderman joined the lab.

May – Dr. Feyza Engin is one of two UW-Madison faculty to receive the 2016 Shaw Scientist Award, presented by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. The $200,000 grant provides support to early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.

March – Congrats to Engin Lab alumni Elliot Domask on his acceptance into the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

January – Molly Weltzer joins the lab.

Tugce Akcan join the lab.

Elliot Domask joins the lab.

Ross Munce and Madison Wolters joins the lab.

Quincy Harenda joins the lab.

Feyza Engin joins the UW-Madison Department of Biomolecular Chemistry and Department of Medicine.

Feyza Engin receives Research Scientist Development Award (KO1), from the National Institute of Health (NIDDK).

Feyza Engin awarded with a Career Development Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.