April 2021 – John is selected as an inaugural Fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)! Congrats John!!
April 2021 – Spencer successfully defends his thesis work on the effects of methionine restriction on histone modifications! Great job Spencer!! Best of luck in your post-doctoral work in the Cremin Lab at the University of Pennsylvania!
March 2021 – Cassie is awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
February 2021 – Sara Slager joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant! Welcome Sara!
January 2021 – Cassie is accepted into the Metabolism and Nutrition Training Grant (MANTP)
January 2021 – Julie Bolding joins the lab as a visiting PhD student from the University of Copenhagen for the next 6 months to expand her work on sirtuins. Welcome Julie!!
December 2020 – Morgan graduates from UW-Madison with a B.S. in Biology. Now she’s off to earn her M.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, good luck Morgan!!
November 2020 – Lily passes her preliminary exam, congrats Lily!
October 2020 – Mark successfully defends his doctoral thesis and is off to start a post-doctoral position at Promega in Madison!! Congrats and best of luck Mark, stay in touch!
June 2020 – Robert and Logan leave the lab to begin the next stages of their careers, best of luck guys! We will miss you both
June 2020 – Mark’s review on small-molecule modulators for Sirt6 is published in JBC! Way to go Mark!
December 2018 – Sydney rolls out the Epigenetics Hub to the public at the Illuminating Connections, you can check out the videos here!
October 2018 – Laura gives a talk at the UW Department of Neurologic Surgery Research Day!
October 2018 – Amy and Ana give Science on the Square talks for the Wisconsin Science Festival.
September 2018 – Pedro Lattore’s work describing the dynamic acetylation of PCSK1 comes to fruition and is published in Molecular Cell. Cheers Pedro, hope all is well back in Spain!
September 2018 – Sydney and Spencer present posters at the Morgridge Frontiers in Metabolism Conference.
August 2018 – Alexis, Amy, Ana, Slava, and Spencer attend the North American Mass Spectrometry Summer School.
August 2018 – Slava’s method of purifying native chromatin from yeast is published in JBC!
August 2018 – Ana gives a talk at the Wisconsin Human Proteomics Symposium.
June 2018 – Spencer gives a talk at the FASEB Biological Methylation Conference in Florence, Italy!
May 2018 – Spencer is awarded the Markey Foundation travel grant, have fun in Italy!
April 2018 – Spencer gives a talk at the Morgridge Institute and UW-Madison Metabolism Symposium.
April 2018 – Mark leaves to start his summer R&D research internship at Promega, go get em’!
March 2018 – James receives pilot funding from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) to determine the importance of histone depletion in driving human AD-associated transcriptional dysfunction
March 2018 – Collaborative work with the Mostoslavsky Lab detailing a devastating SIRT6 mutation is published in Genes Dev. Way to help Mark!
February 2018 – Mark is awarded The Ride Scholarship from the Carbone Cancer Center!
November 2017 – Jin’s work using microarrays to measure HAT/HDAC activities is published in ACS Chem Bio.!
November 2017 – Laura Borth join the group, welcome on board!
November 2017 – Rush publishes review on using comparative physiology to understand the aging mitochondria.
September 2017 – Ana wins a poster award at the IPiB Retreat, way to go Ana!
May 2017 – Wallace Liu accepted on the Molecular and Applied Nutrition Training Program (MANTP)!
May 2017 – Julie Thelen graduates from UW-Madison with a BS in Biochemistry. Congratulations Julie!
April 2017 – The Denu Lab takes a trip to American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) conference in Chicago. Both Rush Dhillon and Spencer Haws will be giving talks. McCormick place here we come!
April 2017 – Beatriz Camacho passes her preliminary exam! Congrats Beatriz!
April 2017 – Dr. Jin-Hee Lee finishes her post-doc and begins work at Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) in Madison!
March 2017 – Kimberly Krautkramer successfully defends her doctoral thesis and is now working to complete her M.D. degree! Keep up the work!
March 2017 – Sydney Thomas is awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Way to Go!
Jan 2017 – Josh Baeza successfully defends his doctoral thesis! On to a post-doc at UPenn! Congrats Josh, we’ll do our best to keep all your plants alive!
Jan 2017 – Steven Bieser joins the lab! Welcome Steven!
Jan 2017 – Spencer Haws accepted on the Molecular and Applied Nutrition Training Program (MANTP)!
Sept 2016 – Michael Smallegan departs the Denu lab to travel the world for a year before starting graduate studies at UC Boulder. Have a great trip!
Aug 2016 – Jing Fan begins her one year fellowship in the metabolism theme at the Morgridge Institute for Research before becoming a Morgridge investigator and assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Nutritional Sciences. Congratulations!!!!!