We wish Yoel best of luck in his future career as a medical writer at Cadence Communications & Research!
Newest addition to the lab, Michelle , a master student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Her projects will include ATP chase experiments, data analysis and reconstituted fiber experiments in RLC animals.
The DSC lab would like to welcome AJ, a master student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. His projects will include ATP chase experiments and data analysis in ELC animals!
The DSC lab would like to thank Josh and Amber for their hard work during their rotations. Special congrats to Josh for his acceptance to medical school at Miller School of Medicine, we wish you the best in your future endeavors!
On May 26th 2020, Yoel presented his research projects to the MCP faculty and students, followed by his second progress meeting to his committee members. Next stop for Yoel is his sufficiency meeting and defense ! Good luck for the next steps in his PhD thesis progress.
Jason Breithaupt, medical student at the Miller School of Medicine. He will take part in various projects in the lab including PV and echocardiography data analysis of RLC mutant mice.
Congratulations to Yoel H. Sitbon, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Szczesna-Cordary for having his recent article, “Ablation of the N-terminus of cardiac essential light chain promotes the super-relaxed state of myosin and counteracts hypercontractility in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy mutant mice” accepted for publication in The FEBS Journal. The article explores a new role for the N-terminus of cardiac ELC […]
Congratulations, Sunil Yadav, on successfully defending your dissertation and becoming Dr. Sunil Yadav!
On December 9, 2019, Sunil Yadav successfully defended his dissertation, titled “Exploring Myosin RLC Phosphorylation as a Potential Novel Therapeutic Target for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy” to earn his doctoral degree! Congrats, Sunil! Serving as his committee members were Drs. Claudia Rodrigues (Chair), Fangliang Zhang, Arun Malhotra, and Peter Buchwald. Dr. Audrey Chang, an Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, serves as […]
From left to right: Jingsheng Liang, Katarzyna Kazmierczak, Sunil Yadav, Danuta Szczesna-Cordary, Yoel Sitbon, Amber Jackson, Joshua Wagner
Yoel passed his first progress meeting in August and his committee members are happy with his experimental progress and are excited to see what will be the next findings! Keep up, Yoel!