Introducing Dr. Aracely Acevedo!

August, 2023

Congratulations to Aracely on presenting her thesis defense titled “The BCKDK inhibitor BT2 is a chemical uncoupler that lowers mitochondrial ROS production and de novo lipogenesis.” We wish Aracely the best of luck in her next chapter of life!

Winner of the 2023 Agilent Early Career Professor Award!

July, 2023

We congratulate Ajit for being awarded the 2023 Agilent Early Career Professor Award. Each year Agilent selects one professor who they believe demonstrates outstanding potential for future research, significant original research contributions enabling technologies of importance to Agilent and the world, and aligns with the focus topic. This year’s focus topic was “Contributions to the development of live cell analytical tools to identify and measure novel critical quality attributes to advance biomanufacturing applications.” For more information please see this link.

Congrats to Neira, UCLA Class of 2023 Graduate!

June, 2023

We wish a huge congratulations to Neira, an undergraduate researcher in the lab who just graduated from UCLA. Neira graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology and a minor in Mathematical Biology. She will be greatly missed, but we are excited to see all she accomplishes in this next chapter!

Congratulations to Amy!

January, 2023

Congratulations to Amy for becoming a UCLA McNair Research Scholar. Good luck as you start your independent research project in the lab!

Andréa passes her Advancement to Candidacy Exam!

November, 2022

Congratulations to Andréa 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.