New grant to study the mechanism of NMD inhibition by DUX4 in FSHD

FSHD Society

We have been awarded an investigator-initiated research grant by the FSHD Society to support our work on identifying the mechanism by which DUX4 inhibits nonsense-mediated RNA decay (NMD) in the human muscle disease facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). We are grateful for the continued support from the FSHD Society for our... [Read More]
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Divya awarded an RBI Scholar Award

Divya Kolakada, our MOLB grad student, has been selected for an RNA Scholar Award by the RNA Bioscience Initiative to support her work investigating the fate of NMD substrates and their protein products. Congrats, Divya!! [Read More]
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Alex's last day

We said goodbye to Alex today after a wonderful year in the lab. Alex is headed home to Wisconsin to be closer to family. We celebrated his time in the lab with a “zoom” party, playing Among Us, and sharing thoughtful gifts that the lab had put together for him.... [Read More]
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First MSTP student!

Thomas joins the lab

Thomas Forman has officially joined the lab and will be our lab’s first MSTP student. He will be working on understanding the role of RNA toxicity in FSHD, among other things. We are so excited for all the amazing science we will get to do together! [Read More]
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