Resolving Bax-Drp1 interactions during apoptosis published in EMBOJ!

January 13, 2022 – Ana Garcia-Saez and team published a beautiful story showing physical interactions between Bax and Drp1 on mitochondrial membranes during apoptosis. This interaction plays a critical role in mediating the release of cytochrome C into the cytoplasm to potentiate the cell death cascade. Jason’s development of the dimerization dependent fluorescent biosensors (ddFBs)Continue reading “Resolving Bax-Drp1 interactions during apoptosis published in EMBOJ!”

Joshua has been awarded a NIEHS T32 Fellowship!!

January 1, 2022 – Happy New Year and great news! Joshua Marcus, Ph.D. gave an excellent presentation of his preliminary studies in the J. Lee Lab and was selected to a one year appointment with The Precision Environmental Health Sciences (TPEHS) T32 Fellowship Program with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Joshua willContinue reading “Joshua has been awarded a NIEHS T32 Fellowship!!”

Our TurboID Mass Spec samples arrived safely in San Diego!!

December 15, 2021 – Jason combined work and play to drive the lab’s 85! samples to our collaborator in San Diego. There, he met is partner and daughter to spend several days at the beach to celebrate their daughter’s 3rd birthday. Pictured is moonset (City of Rocks State Park, New Mexico), which was captured onContinue reading “Our TurboID Mass Spec samples arrived safely in San Diego!!”

1st Holiday Party

December 17, 2021 – We celebrated a fun and productive 2021 with our first lab holiday party! Steaks, salmon, roasted veggies, mushroom risotto and carrot cake filled our bellies. It was great to hear everyone’s stories and to see that the lab chemistry experiment has successful beginnings. Here’s to more growth in 2022!

Welcome aboard Zach!

September 24, 2020 – We are pleased to have a new member joining the lab in October. Zach graduated earlier this year from Claremont Mckenna College where he was a member of the football team and of Zhaohua Irene Tang’s lab. We are excited that Zach will continue his scientific development in our lab!