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A common antibiotic can cause deadly heart condition in some Inside versus Outside More than just pores A new mechanism of aging Substrates for biologial cells formed using carbon nanotubes Dr. Sesti awarded a Fulbright award for research and teaching in India Rahul awarded a SfN's 2016 Early Career Policy Ambassadors Program The lab has been awarded a NIH R21 grant entitled "Oxidative modification of K+ channels as a mechanism of toxicity in TBI". Congratulations to Rahul who was awarded an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship Congratulations to Rahul and Sindhu who won first prize as best poster at Mount Sinai Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological, Chemical, Structural, and Computational Sciences Congratulations to Rahul who was awarded for the second time an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship The lab has been awarded a NSF I-corps grant entitled "A C. elegans model using human genes for high-throughput screening for cytoskeletal disturbances and for exploration of new drug indications". Wei's paper (Yu et al., J Neurosci 2016) was featured in Highlights From the October 26 Journal of Neuroscience Issue US Senator Bob Menendez takes a tour of the lab Dr. Sesti delivered the Mukerejee lecture at Neurocon 2017 in Haldia, India C. elegans Solutions, an enterpreneurial team composed by Rahul Patel, Peter Swiatkowski, Dr. Joseph Duffy (Merk) and Dr. Federico Sesti was awarded an I-Corps grant from the NSF and went to San Francisco for the kick off sessions Rahul Patel visited the laboratory of alumnus Dr. Shiqing Cai, in the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai. Congratulations to Sindhu for her graduation. Congratulations to Kedar for his graduation. Congratulations to Yashsavi for being admitted to Medical School. Congratulations to Rahul for his graduation. Congratulations to Sejal for being admitted to Medical School. Congratulations to Manasa for being admitted to the Master of Biomedical Science program at RWJMS. Congratulations to Dhara for being admitted to Medical School at University of Pittsburgh. Congratulations to Sindhu for being admitted to Graduate School at Thomas Jefferson University. The lab has become a depositer of the Mutant Mouse Resource and Research Centers (MMRRC) of the NIH. Our deposited strains of mice are maintained in a cryopreserved state and will be freely accessible to scientists and researchers. Dr. Sesti has been appointed visiting professor at the Universita' del Piemonte Orientale (Italy) where he teaches a two week course on aging and neurodegeneration. Congratulations to Mike, Uma and Ge who were awarded an Aresty Research Center Undergraduate Research Fellowship The Lab was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of the Robert Wood Johnson magazine Rahul has been included in the Honorable Mention list of the National Science Foundation. Congratulations to Rahul for this significant national academic achievement. The lists of Fellowship and Honorable Mention recipients can be found on the GRFP website at http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp. Dr. Sesti has been appointed Rutgers University Senator representing RBHS research bureaus, centers, and institutes for a three-year term ending June 30, 2021. Congratulations to Rahul who has been admitted to the Graduate Program in Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The lab has become a depositer of Addgene one of the largest, non-profit repositories. This will allow scientists requesting our plasmids to obtain them for free from Addgene with quick turnaround times and excellent customer service support from PhD scientists. Congratulations to Mike and Mi Ryung for their graduation. Dr. Sesti has joined the Editorial Board of Cell Death and Disease. Wei's paper reporting on oxidation of KCNB1 channels in the human brain was featured on the 26 September 2018 issue of Rutgers Today The lab has been awarded a NIH R01 grant entitled "Oxidation of K+ channels mediates an amyloidogenic pathway common to Alzheimer's disease and TBI". Wei's paper reporting on oxidation of KCNB1 channels in the human brain was featured on Biotechniques https://www.biotechniques.com/preclinical/a-traumatic-start-to-alzheimers/ Dr. Sesti gave a talk at the Herbert & Jaqueline Kreiger Klein symposium on Alzheimer's disease and Neurodegeneration entitled "Oxidation of Potassium Channels in Alzheimer's Disease".