Award Update!

January, 2022

Congratulations to Ajit for receiving one of two UCLA DGSOM Junior Faculty Awards from the W. M. Keck Foundation.


Congratulations to Anthony, Nataly, Aracely, and Krista on their latest publications!

October, 2021

Sending big congrats to our lab members on their recent publications! Anthony, Nataly and Aracely are all authors of “A Single LC-MS/MS Analysis to Quantify CoA Biosynthetic Intermediates and Short-Chain Acyl CoAs” published in Metabolites. Krista and Mary (UCLA Pharmacology rotation student) authored “Measuring CPT-1-mediated respiration in permeabilized cells and isolated mitochondria” published in STAR Protocols


Krista is Leaving for Medical School!

July, 2021

Though we are very sad to see her go, we are happy to announce that Krista, lab manager extraordinaire and overall great human being, will be starting medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Best of luck, Krista!


Anthony Continues to Rake it Up!

July, 2021

Congratulations to Anthony for earning a Dissertation Year Fellowship and Summer Mentored Research Fellowship. Well done!


Nataly and Andréa Join the Lab!

June, 2021

We’re growing! We are thrilled to welcome two new graduate students to our group — both are members of the Pharmacology home Area of UCLA’s Graduate Program in Biosciences.


Angel and Amber Graduate from UCLA!

June, 2021

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!

May, 2021

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.


Devanshi Graduates and Heads Back to Biotech!

May, 2021

Congratulations to Devanshi for graduating from UCLA a quarter early, and accepting a position at Cytokinetics, Inc. in South San Francisco, where she was previously a summer intern. It was great having you as part of the lab, even if remote due to COVID-19!


Aracely Passes her Qualifying Exam!

March, 2021

Congratulations to Aracely on passing her qualifying exams and officially becoming a Ph.D. candidate! We are very proud and look forward to seeing all she will accomplish in the coming years.


Mitochondrial Methods Roadmap Published

January, 2021

Cheers to first-author Anthony and co-authors Aracely and Li (UCLA Pharmacology rotation student) on publication of their manuscript  “Forces, fluxes, and fuels: tracking mitochondrial metabolism by integrating measurements of membrane potential, respiration, and metabolites” in American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology