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Check out the review by Roni, Matt and Joaquin on what is known (and what is not) about how hypoxia inducible factors control transcription

Check out Dr. Matthew Galbraith's paper on MED14 phosphorylation in Nucleic Acids Research, fruit of a collaboration with Peter Shaw's team.

 

Our review on transcriptional regulation by HIFs is out

Matt's paper on MED14 phosphorylation

Dr. Mellert: is apoptosis important or not?

7

OCT

NEWS ARCHIVE

2013 

Zed's genetic screen in search for the Holy Grail of the p53 field is now out for your perusal here.

After successfully defending her PhD from Heide Ford's lab at UC Denver, Anna joins the team to embark on an ambitious genetic screen.

Zdenek's paper in Cell Reports is now online

Anna Guarnieri joins the team!

Minority graduate student Roni Dengler has secured a slot in T32 training grant. Well done!

Our collaboration paper with Tom Cech's team featuring post-doc Kelly Sullivan is now out for your perusal.

Roni secures PhD student training grant

What a writer! Undergrad Emily Dohm dazzles with humanities honor thesis

Collaboration paper with Cech lab

7

APR

2

MAR

2014

2015

In this preview for Cell Reports, Hestia and Joaquín ellaborate on the importance (or not?) of apoptosis in p53-dependent tumor supression.

17

SEP

30

MAY

30

MAY

15

JUL

15

NOV

After successful undergraduate and PRA stints in the lab, Amber Johnson has been accepted into the Biomedical Sciences Program at UC Denver

Amber accepted into Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

Undergraduate Nicole Michael successfully defended her honor thesis, a collaboration with Dr. Hestia Mellert, about control of PUMA expression by antisense RNAs

Nicole successfully defends undergraduate honor thesis

6

APR

15

FEB

 

Our collaborative paper with Andrew Thorburn's team at UC Denver describing how the autophagy machinery attenuates apoptosis via PUMA degradation is now out.

Check the preview by Anna and Joaquín on the recent Molecular Cell paper from the Verritjzer's team revealing a new mechanism of p53 activation.

6

FEB

Cell Reports paper on autophagy control of PUMA expression

2

APR

Joe accepted to Harvard's Virology PhD program

Chris joins the team!

4

FEB

1

APR

Enthusiastic and exceptional PhD student Sara Zaccara from the University of Trento, Italy, begins her year-long exchange program with the Espinosa lab

Visiting graduate student Sara Zaccara begins exchange

Leisa Jackson has joined the team as a Professional Research Assistant to elucidate signaling cascades modulated by trisomy 21.

Leisa joins the team!

1

JAN

1

DEC

In this preview for Cell Reports, Hestia and Joaquín ellaborate on the importance (or not?) of apoptosis in p53-dependent tumor supression.

Dr. Mellert: is apoptosis important or not?

30

MAY

HHMI Exceptional Research Program Opportunity students Kyle Tucker and Zane Gibbs join the lab for the summer

HHMI EXROP students Kyle and Zane arrive in lab for fun summer

15

JUN

After packing up her life from the Pacific Northwest, Liz Terhune has joined the team as Lab Manager. Liz graduated from Lewis & Clark College in 2010 and comes from a small but ambitious genetics laboratory at Oregon Health & Science University.

1

OCT

Liz joins team as lab manager

After defending his PhD thesis with the Kulesza lab at UC Denver, Dr. Chris Abraham is excited to get his hands dirty with the Espinosa lab

Dual MCDB-Humanities major and exceptional Espinosa lab undergrad Emily Dohm writes superb honor thesis on the changing nature of medical care today

PRA and former undergrad assistant Joseph Cabral has been accepted into Harvard University's Virology PhD program and will begin his studies next Fall.

Molecular Cell preview

 

Former undergraduate Nicole Michael has begun a new position as a Professional Research Assistant with the Children's Hospital at UC Denver

 

Nicole begins research position with Children's Hospital

6 

FEB

Liz Terhune begins a Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology MS program at UC Denver today, a degree she will complete while working in the laboratory

Liz begins Biomedical Sciences Master's program

24

AUG

Amanda Hill, Jaimielyn Burke, and Morgan MacBeth have all joined the team as Professional Research Assistants

 

The team grows!

1

AUG

Undergraduate Zane Gibbs has returned to the Espinosa lab for the summer, where he will work with Dr. Andrysik before starting his PhD at UT Southwestern

Zane returns for 2nd year of HHMI

EXROP program

 

15

JUN

Caitlin Ritz joins as undergrad assistant

Star chemical engineering student Caitlin has brought her mathematical mind to the Espinosa lab, where she will on p63 project

Maddie Brown has just graduated with a BA in MCDB from CU Boulder, and will continue working with Dr. Anna Guarnieri as a Professional Research Assistant.

Maddie hired as Professional Research Assistant following graduation

11

MAY

In his new Huffington Post article, Dr. Espinosa muses on the rights and discriminations of individuals with chromosomal differences, such as Trisomy 21

New HuffPost article: Joaquin argues for more chromsome equality

30

JUN

Kelly and Joaquin's eLife review out

Drs. Sullivan and Espinosa review Jeay et al's 2015 eLife paper in "A Signature for Success"

16

JUN

MCDB major Maddie Burke joins the team as an undergraduate assistant to work with psot-doc Anna Guarnieri

Maddie joins team as undergraduate assistant

11

MAY

Chris gets married!

Dr. Chris Abraham gets married in a lovely ceremony at Keystone to fellow scientist Courtney, a postdoc at National Jewish Health

13

OCT

12

JUN

Post-doc Hestia Mellert has accepted a position as Senior Scientist and Technical Lead with Boulder biotech company Biodesix

We welcome Ahwan Pandey to the team. Ahwan graduated with an MS in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa in 2012, and has since been working as a bioinformatician at UT Southwestern

Hestia accepts position with Biodesix

Ahwan joins team as bioinformatician

8

MAY

19

FEB