Paralkar Lab, ribosome biogenesis, ribosome hematopoiesis, leukemia, transcription, epigenetics

Graduate Student Awarded Student Citizenship Award

Aishwarya Pawar, PhD student, is awarded the 2024 Penn Global Citizenship Award. The Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to global engagement and exemplified the spirit of global citizenship during their time at Penn.

Talk at Penn Cell and Developmental Biology Retreat

Aishwarya Pawar, Cancer Biology PhD student, presents a talk on chromatin regulation in leukemia, and Charles Antony, Research Associate, presents a poster on rRNA transcription at the Cell and Developmental Biology Departmental Retreat for the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Talk at Columbia University

Vikram Paralkar gives a talk on ribosomal RNA regulation in hematopoiesis to the Department of Genetics & Development at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Many thanks to Aaron Viny for the invitation!

Talk at St. Jude Transcriptopathy conference

Vikram Paralkar gives a talk on the ribosomal RNA transcriptional regulation in hematopoiesis and leukemia at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Transcriptopathy conference at Key Largo, Florida. Many thanks to organizers Marcin Wlodarski, John Crispino, and Kim Nichols.

Talk at the Heme Malignancies Research in Progress meeting

Charles Antony (Research Associate), Eleanor Sams (Genetics and Epigenetics PhD student), and Victoria Feist (Research Specialist) present talks about ribosomal RNA regulation at the University of Pennsylvania Heme Malignancies Research in Progress meeting.

Grant from the Abramson Cancer Center

The Paralkar Lab is awarded a Pilot Research Grant by the Abramson Cancer Center to model AML evolution from germline Runx1 mutations. This grant is in collaboration with the laboratory of Nancy Speck, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Grant from National Institutes of Health

Charles Antony, Post-Doctoral Researcher, is awarded a Co-Operative Center for Excellence in Hematology (CCEH) Type B grant by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study transcription factor dynamics and regulation in primary human bone marrow.

Poster presentation at CAMB symposium

Aishwarya Pawar, PhD student, presents a poster at the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group Symposium 2023 on regulation of leukemia stemness by the chromatin factor PHF6.

Equipment award from National Institutes of Health

The Paralkar Lab is awarded an equipment award by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to purchase a dedicated Sony benchtop SH800 cell flow sorter.

Talk at CAMB Penn Cancer Research Series

Charles Antony, Post-Doctoral Researcher, presents a talk on rRNA regulation in hematopoiesis to the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.