News 2015

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Congratulations Xinqui and Rabia!

December 27th, 2015

The lab collaborated with Barry Grant's lab at the University of Michigan in the Dpt. of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics. Postdoctoral fellow Xinqui and Rabia's paper was accepted into JBC. More details to come.



Rotation students give group meeting

December 17th, 2015

Rotation students Keehun, Komal, and Zach presented a summary of their rotation projects. The lab will miss their favorite minions and wishes them good luck on their next rotation.



Lab hosts a Postdoc candidate seminar

December 14th, 2015

The lab will be hosting Rana Amini, a C. elegans Ph.D. trainee in the lab of Jean-Claude Labbe from the University of Montreal. She will give a talk on Friday December 18th at 10 a.m. in 4-112 MCB Conference Room.


Cell Biology

Lab hosts a Postdoc candidate seminar

December 11th, 2015

Carter, Rabia, and Ansley will be presenting posters at the 2015 ASCB Conference. Rizal will be giving a talk on Sunday December 13th at the Cytoskeleton, Motility, and Cell Mechanics Minisymposium.


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Shiv is featured on CBS Now

November 21st, 2015

To read more please visit the CBS Now page.



Lab hosts a Postdoc candidate seminar

October 5th, 2015

Lisa Lippert from Yale Goldman's Lab at University of Pennsylvania will be giving a Postdoc Candidate Seminar in the Muscle Structural Biophysics Club on October 12th, 2015. The seminar will start at 10:20 a.m in 1-136 Nils Hasselmo Hall. For more details please see the attached flyer.



Welcome rotation students

October 5th, 2015

The lab welcomes three rotation students, Komal Joshi, Zach Schreiber, and Keehun Kim from the Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics in the College of Biological Sciences.


Biophysical Society

Upcoming talk

September 27th, 2015

Shiv has been invited to give a talk at the Biophysical Society Meeting in June 2016. More details to follow.





Carter visits the lab

September 25th, 2015

Carter visited the lab for 2 weeks. At the end of his visit the lab went to lunch. During his visit, Carter did fun experiments, gave an intense group meeting, and played with the hula hoop.






Lab hosts Ashwin Gopinath

September 22nd, 2015

Lab will host Ashwin Gopinath, a Post Doctoral Fellow from California Institute of Technology.



Cell Biology

Upcoming talk

September 10th, 2015

Rizal will be presenting a talk at the 2015 Cell Biology ASCB Conference in San Diego, California. More details to follow.


State Fair

The lab goes to the Minnesota State Fair

August 25th, 2015

To celebrate moving to Minnesota, the lab went to the grand Minnesota State Fair with Shiv's family.




Congratulations Abhi!

August 20th, 2015

Abhinav (Abhi) Appukutty, an undergraduate student in the lab wins the DNA21 Best Poster Award for his poster on "DNA nanotube rings: Race tracks for molecular motors without the finish line".


DNA21 Logo

Upcoming talk

August 10th, 2015

Rizal will present his recent work at the DNA21: 21st International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, held at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.




New lab member

August 4th, 2015

The lab welcomes Ashim Rai, a Postdoctoral Fellow, to our group. Ashim will join us after completing his Ph.D in Roop Malik's lab at TIFR Mumbai.


Nature Nano

Congratulations Rizal and Ruth!

August, 2015

Rizal and Ruth's paper was featured in an Editorial in Nature Nanotechnology.




Farewell Ann Arbor

June 30th, 2015

Celebrating the time spent in Ann Arbor with friends, food, and drink!


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Lab moves to Minneapolis

July 10-13th, 2015

The lab will move to Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 13th.





Happy hour for a sad occasion.

June 18th 2015

CDB department threw a farewell party for the lab. No tears allowed!




Nature Nano

Congratulations Rizal and Ruth!

May 27th, 2015

Rizal and Ruth's paper was accepted into Nature Nanotechnology. More details to come.



Lab hosts a graduate student

May 2nd, 2015

The lab welcomes Silvia Carnevali as part of our collaboration with G. Enrico Rovati. Silvia is joining us from Universitá degli Studi di Milano in Italy.



Congratulations Shiv!

May 2015

Shiv is recruited as an Associate Professor with tenure at the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities.





New lab member

April 7th, 2015

Tejas Gupte, a Postdoctoral Fellow joined our lab today. Welcome Tejas!






Pythons and Hearts

April 6th, 2015

Today, Shiv is hosting Leslie A. Leinwand from University of Colorado Boulder. She will discuss her lab's work with python hearts. For more information please see the flyer.


NCB Cover


Collaborative Paper Makes the Cover

April 2nd, 2015

The lab collaborated with the Bershadsky Lab in Singapore. Their work was featured on the cover of the Nature Cell Biology journal. For more information see our publications page.




In Stem


inStem Announcement

April 2015

Shiv has been appointed as visiting faculty at the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem).


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Congratulations Rizal and Ruth!

March 4th, 2015

Rizal and Ruth's paper was accepted to eLife. For more information see our publications page.



One Start

Congratulations Carter and Rizal!

January 26th, 2015

Rizal and Carter were selected as semi-finalists for the OneStart Business Plan Accelerator Programme.