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Fuentes group publishes in JCB

Monday, June 17th, 2013

The Fuentes group has a paper in the June edition of the Journal of Cell Biology, entitled “A novel pathway spatiotemporally activates Rac1 and redox signaling in response to fluid shear stress.” Ernie Fuentes and three from his lab, including former graduate student Tyson Shepherd, former research assistant Ann Murray and former postdoc Monika Joshi published with co-authors from UNC and The Scripps Research Institute. The article is available online.


Xu Liu receives graduate mentor award

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Xu Liu, a graduate student in the Fuentes lab, has been awarded the Sandra H. Barkan Outstanding Graduate Mentor for 2013. The award, named for the former Associate Dean of the Graduate College, recognizes graduate students who show exceptional mentorship of undergraduates and junior graduate students. Since joining the Fuentes lab, Xu has mentored three undergraduate or junior graduate students, including Ann Murray, Lisa Golden and Josue Lopez. His recent first-author paper in Structure included Ann, who characterized the binding specificity in the syndecan family of Tiam1 PDZ domain. Xu is currently preparing two manuscripts with his other mentees, Lisa and Josue, on the inhibition and structure of Tiam PDZ domains.

Previous recipients of this award include Xiao Peng, a 2011 PhD with Kris DeMali. Congratulations, Xu!