Ms. Zinia D’Souza for successfully passing her Ph.D. Qualifying Exam!
This summer Zinia presented her research at the Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Membrane Biology and was selected to participate in the EMBO Practical Course on Current Methods in Cell Biology, which will take place at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany in September.
She also published her first two papers:
D’Souza Z, Blackburn JB, Kudlyk T, Pokrovskaya ID, Lupashin VV. Defects in COG-Mediated Golgi Trafficking Alter Endo-Lysosomal System in Human Cells. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2019 Jul 3;7:118. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2019.00118. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31334232; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6616090.
Blackburn JB, D’Souza Z, Lupashin VV. Maintaining order: COG complex controls Golgi trafficking, processing, and sorting. FEBS Lett. 2019 Aug 5. doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.13570. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 31381138.