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 […]
Amber is a master student at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and former member of the DSC lab in Fall 2020.
Joshua was a master student at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and former member of the DSC lab in Fall 2020. Currently attending medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.
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!
Sunil Yadav has recently been accepted in a summer internship program at MyoKardia, Inc., a San Francisco based precision cardiovascular medicine company, working on targeted therapies for heritable Cardiomyopathies. Their line of research greatly overlaps with the basic science research Sunil is involved in as a graduate student, and he believes this internship opportunity will help him further explore leading […]
Melanie Veerasammy, junior majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and Public Health at the University of Miami! Former undergraduate student in the summer of 2019. Currently applying to medical school.
Please welcome Melanie Veerasammy, a junior majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and Public Health at the University of Miami! She will be volunteering in the lab every day for the summer 2019. She has many shadowing and leadership experience and wishes to pursue an MD-PhD degree following her bachelor’s degree. She will be working […]