Grants awarded:

Sheila Bandyopadhyay received a Student Fellowship F31 grant from NIH for her work in Nan Gao's lab entitled "Salmonella-host interaction is mediated by a novel Cdc42 effector and lipidations"

Dr. Haesun Kim received a RO1 grant from NIH entitled "Choline-dependent metabolism in PNS myelination"

Dr. Jean-Pierre Etchegaray received a Busch award entitled "Deciphering epigenetic dynamics driven by TET-mediated DNA oxidations during cellular rejuvenation"

Dr. Radek Dobrowolski receievd 2 NIH grants, an R56 entitled "Mucolipin-1-Mediated Mechanisms of Neuronal Clearance in Alzheimer's Disease" and an RO1 entitled "Regulation of Neuronal Clearance Pathways via Nuclear Calcium Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease"

Dr. Nan Gao has received 2 NIH RO1 grants, "Mucosal modulation by LGG and R. gnavus specific tryptophan metabolites" and "Intestinal lysozyme controls mucosal immune response to microbiota"

Dr. Ching-On Wong has received an RO3 grant from NIH entitled "Regulation of Apolipoprotein Secretion by TTYH1 and tweety in Glial Cells".

Dr. Tracy Tran has received a grant from NSF entitled "Plexin-A4 Signaling Regulates Diverse Cellular Morphologies in the Developing Nervous System"

Recent Publications and Notifications:

From the Gao lab: Yu et al. "Paneth Cell-Derived Lysozyme Defines the Composition of Mucolytic Microbiota and the Inflammatory Tone of the Intestine", Immunity 53(2):398-416.  2020,

This study made headline news from NIH,

From the Tran lab: Danelon et al. "Modular and Distinct Plexin-A4/FARP2/Rac1 Signaling Controls Dendrite Morphogenesis", Journal of Neuroscience 40 (28) 5413-5430;

From the Dobrowolski lab: Nnah et al. "TFEB-driven endocytosis coordinates MTORC1 signaling and autophagy", Autophagy 2019, 10.1080/15548627.2018.1511504

From the Kim lab: Kim et al. "Mechanical stretch induces myelin protein loss in oligodendrocytes by activating Erk1/2 in a calcium‐dependent manner, Glia 68 (10): 2070-2085,

From the Friedman lab: Montroull et al. "Proneurotrophins Induce Apoptotic Neuronal Death After Controlled Cortical Impact Injury in Adult Mice", ASN Neuro 2020,