College of Medicine Dean Susan Smyth, M.D., Ph.D., and Nancy Rusch, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Research, announced the launch of four inaugural Creativity Hubs. Each group will receive an investment of $300,000 over the next 18 months to grow collaborative and thematic research programs. The hubs will work to expand interdisciplinary research, plan programmatic grant […]
Graduate students Zinia D’Souza, Farhana Taher Sumya,and Amrita Khakurel (CBP track) are the authors of the invited review article “Getting Sugar Coating Right! The Role of the Golgi Trafficking Machinery in Glycosylation” in the journal Cells. Senior graduate student Zinia D’Souza is a corresponding author for this publication. Congratulations to Zinia, Farhana, Amrita, and Dr. Lupashin for this […]
Third-year graduate student Farhana Taher Sumya (CBP track) is the first author of the article “Development and Initial Characterization of Cellular Models for COG Complex-Related CDG-II Diseases” in the journal Frontiers in Genetics. Farhana used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing approach to create novel cellular models for two human COG4 mutations (G516R and R729W). Constructed isogenic RPE1 and HEK293T cell lines […]
Graduate student Mohsin Ali (CBP Track) has received the 2021 American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Investigator Travel Grant and selection as Plenary Poster Speaker. The major advisor for Mohsin Ali is Dr. Maria Almeida Schuller. Congratulations to Mohsin and mentor Dr. Almeida Schuller for this award!
A UAMS-led research team has found that blood clots form in puncture wounds similar to a skyscraper, with rooms and furnishings that scientists can now see. Published in Communications Biology, the discovery of the vaulted thrombus (blood clot) structure surprised researchers and is a big change from a long-held hypothesis.