Zachara Lab

Congratulations to Rubi Luna who has accepted an offer to complete her Degree in Medicine at UCSF (May, 2014).

Congratulations to
Russell, Albert and Roger whose paper Characterization of the Specificity of O-GlcNAc Reactive Antibodies Under Conditions of Starvation and Stress” has been accepted at Analytical Biochemistry (April, 2014).

Congratulations to
Marissa Martinez Ph.D. who won a poster award at Inter-PEG for her poster entitled “Deciphering the O-GlcNAc Sub-Proteome: Regulation of the Oxidative Stress Response” (March, 2014).

Congratulations to
Taylor Heck who has accepted an offer to complete his Degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University (March, 2014).

Congratulations to Jennifer Groves who was awarded a travel fellowship to the ASBMB. (February, 2014)

Congratulations to
Lidia, her paper “O-Linked N-acetylglucosamine (O-GlcNAC) Protein Modification is Increased in the Cartilage of Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis” has been accepted for publication in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

Congratulations to
Kamau Fahie Ph.D. who won a Travel Award to attend the Glycobiology Society Meeting in November. (November, 2013)

We welcome
Marissa Martinez Ph.D. to the laboratory (October, 2013).

Congratulations to
Kamau Fahie Ph.D. who was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to study the mechanisms by which O-GlcNAc regulates cardiac autophagy (May, 2013).

We welcome Summer Intern
Jeremy Sanchez to the laboratory (May, 2013).

Congratulations to
Shivang Doshi who has accepted an offer to complete his Ph.D. in Public Health at Harvard University (April, 2013)

Congratulations to
Lumena Louis who has accepted an offer to complete her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania (April 2013).

Congratulations to
Srona Sengupta who has accepted an offer to complete her M.D./Ph.D. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (April 2013).

Congratulations to
Jen Groves, Albert Lee and Gokben Yildirir, whose manuscript “Dynamic O-GlcNAcylation and its roles in the cellular stress response and homeostasis” has been accepted for publication in Cell Stress and Chaperones (April 2013). PMID: 23620203.

Congratulations to
Jennifer Groves, who received an Honorable Mention from the NSF for her application to the 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. (March 2013)

Natasha Zachara
and Lara Mahal will be co-organizing the “Frontiers in Glycobiology Theme” at the annual meeting of the ASBMB in 2014. More information can be found at this link. (February, 2013)

Congratulations to
Russell and Karen - who were married April 1st! Check out the “beyond the bench page” for pictures! (February, 2013)

We welcome BCMB rotation student
Terri Clister to the laboratory! (January, 2013)

Congratulations to
Albert Lee, this years GCF Fellow, who will investigate the tripartite interplay between O-GlcNAc, phosphorylation and methylation in cell survival decisions in the myocardium (January 2013).

“Ischemic Preconditioning Increases Myocardial O-GlcNAc Glycosylation”
by R.V. Jensesn, J. Johnsen, S.B. Kristiansen, N.E. Zachara and H.E. Botker has been accepted for publication in the Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. (December 2012)

Congratulations to
Jennifer Groves who passed her Oral Exam! (December 2012)

Impact of O-GlcNAc on cardioprotection by remote ischemic preconditioning in non-diabetic and diabetic patients” by R.V. Jensen, N.E. Zachara, P.H. Nielsen, H.H. Kimose, S.B. Kristiansen, and H.E. Botker has been accepted for publication in Cardiovascular Research. PMID: 23201773 (November 2012)