March, 2017

Hyun-Jung and Andrea are visiting collaborative labs

Hyun-Jung and Andrea are visiting collaborative labs

Hyun-Jung Kim is visiting the laboratory of Dr. Alexey Amunts at the SciLifeLab in Stockholm (Sweden). She will learn some basics of cryo-EM and attempt reconstructing the structure of mitochondrial ribosome assembly intermediates.     Andrea L. Ruetenik is visiting the laboratory of Dr. Lisa Ellerby at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (Novato, […]

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Two New Research articles published

Two New Research articles published

Myriam Bourens and Antoni Barrientos have published two papers on the biogenesis of human mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase. The papers, published in EMBO Reports and the Journal of Biological Chemistry, characterize the function of two cytochrome c oxidase assembly factors, CMC1 and COX18, respectively.

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Priyanka received the Best Poster Award in the 2017 postdoctoral research day at the University of Miami

Priyanka received the Best Poster Award in the 2017 postdoctoral research day at the University of Miami

Priyanka won the first place at the Research Poster Competition during the postdoctoral research day at the University of Miami. In her poster, Priyanka presented the progress on her ongoing research on the role of proteins OBGH1 and 2 on the assembly of human mitochondrial ribosomes. Her research topic, results, and presentation skills were considered as the best among […]

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Rui wins the best poster presentation award during the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Day at the University of Miami

Rui wins the best poster presentation award during the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Day at the University of Miami

During the BMB Research Day at the University of Miami, Rui successfully presented the progress in her research project entitled: Assembly pathway of the yeast mitochondrial ribosome large subunit.   She was awarded the first prize for best presentation.

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Dr. Antoni Barrientos, Ph.D.

Dr. Antoni Barrientos, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Neurology
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Neuroscience Graduate Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Flavia Fontanesi, Ph.D.

Flavia Fontanesi, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Priyanka Maiti, Ph.D.

Priyanka Maiti, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Eva Nývltová

Eva Nývltová

Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Neurology eva.nyvltova@med.miami.edu https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eva_Nyvltova I am interested in the role/s played by cysteine-rich proteins located in the mitochondrial intermembrane space. They may be involved in redox homeostasis and/or formation of metal centers in electron transport chain enzymes.

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Alba Timón-Gómez

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Hyun-Jung Kim

Hyun-Jung Kim

Ph.D. Student
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Andrea Lynema

Andrea Lynema

Ph.D. Student
Neuroscience Graduate Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Rui Zeng

Rui Zeng

Ph.D. Student
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Austin K. Choi

Austin K. Choi

Ph.D. Student Department of Neuroscience University of Miami Miller School of Medicine akchoi@miami.edu   I work on the role of the human mitoribosome in cellular stress response

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Jeffry-Noelle Mays

Jeffry-Noelle Mays

Research Assistant Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Fontanesi-Lab   I work with Dr Fontanesi in several projects aiming to understand the pathways of mitochondrial respiratory chain complex and supercomplex biogenesis in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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Zoe Cosner

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Natalie Marrero

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