Welcome to the Mitochondrial Metabolism and Bioenergetics Laboratory! Our group studies how energy metabolism and metabolic flexibility – the ability to switch between sugar, amino acid, and fatty acid oxidation in response to biological cues – can control cell function and fate. Ultimately, we aim to discover novel regulatory points of metabolism and develop mitochondrial proteins and pathways as therapeutic drug targets.
Angel and Amber Graduate from UCLA!
We are thrilled to announce that Angel and Amber are graduating from UCLA as a part of the class of 2021! Both have earned a B.S. in Biology and will continue to work in the lab over the summer.
Wayne Accepts a Position in Industry!
Congratulations to Wayne on his new position as a Scientist I at Emergent Biosolutions in San Diego! He will be missed in the lab, but excited for him to share his strong work ethic, technical expertise, and sense of humor with his new colleagues.