Matt Justice successfully defended his thesis on the role of acid sphingomyelinase in autophagy. He will be pursuing autophagy research as a postdoc in Dr. Andrew Thorburn’s at UC Denver Anshutz. We wish him the best!
The Petrache Lab wrapped up 2016 with another holiday party hosted by Drs. Karina Serban and Irina Petrache that featured delicious food, foosball (table football), and a secret santa gift exchange.
Outside of making scientific discoveries, half the lab learned how to ski in Colorado and the rest continued to perfect their skiing and snowboarding craft.
Graduate student (Physiology, UC Denver Anshutz) Danting Cao received a Predoctoral Fellowship (AHA).