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Dr. Flavia Fontanesi receives a Research Grant from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Dr. Flavia Fontanesi receives a Research Grant from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Dr. Fontanesi has received a 4-year grant to study the assembly of mitochondrial respiratory chain enzymes in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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Dasmanthie De Silva receives an extension of her Pre-doctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Dasmanthie De Silva receives an extension of her Pre-doctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Following two years of work, Dasmanthie has obtained a 3rd-year renewal of her fellowship to study the role of the DEAD box helicase Mrh4 in mitoribosome assembly.

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New NIH RO1 grant awarded to Dr. Antoni Barrientos

New NIH RO1 grant awarded to Dr. Antoni Barrientos

This is a multiple PI grant, in which Dr. Barrientos and Dr. Cristina Ugalde (Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain) join forces to study the assembly pathway of mitochondrial respirasomes.

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Manuscript published in <em>Cell Metabolism</em> by Dasmanthie De Silva and Flavia Fontanesi and Antoni Barrientos

Manuscript published in Cell Metabolism by Dasmanthie De Silva and Flavia Fontanesi and Antoni Barrientos

“The DEAD box protein Mrh4 functions in the assembly of the mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit” by Dasmanthie De Silva, Flavia Fontanesi and Antoni Barrientos. Mitochondria contain their own ribosomes, which specialize in the synthesis of a handful of proteins required for oxidative phosphorylation. The pathway of mitoribosomal biogenesis and factors involved are poorly characterized. Here, […]

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