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Suvarthi receives ENHS Distinguished Graduate Student Award

First Ph.D.  student of Chatterjee Lab graduates with flying colors. Suvarthi successfully defended her Ph.D. with 14 publications in May. The former Breakthrough Graduate Scholar joined University of Massachusetts Medical School at Worcester for her postdoctoral fellowship. She joins Dr. Gyongi Szabo’s lab who is a pioneer in liver disease research in the nation.

TLR4 trafficking in gut

In a latest discovery, Chatterjee lab team members image TLR4 trafficking into the lipid rafts of distal small intestinal epithelial cells following nonalcoholic fatty liver disease mediated by NADPH oxidase subunit P47 phox. Team of Suvarthi Das and Varun Chandrashekaran conducted the study using the lab’s immunofluoresence microscopy facility.

NOS1 study accepted in J Exp Med

A study linked to NOS1 signaling led by Dr. Marcelo Bonini at University of Illinois at Chicago where Dr. Chatterjee is a collaborator was accepted for publication in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, a premier journal in the field of Biomedical research. The study that links NOS1 to NFkB signaling via SOCS-1 is a breakthrough Continue Reading