Poster Presentations at ASH

Post-Doctoral Researchers Sapana Jalnapurkar (ASH Restart Award recipient) and Charles Antony (ASH Scholar Award recipient) present posters of their work on chromatin and rRNA transcription regulation in hematopoiesis and leukemia at the American Society of Hematology 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Undergraduate Student Awarded Research Grant

Aleena Alex, UPenn undergraduate student, is awarded the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) Award to study PHD domain point mutations in chromatin regulators in leukemia.

Publication in Molecular Cell

Publication of “Control of ribosomal RNA synthesis by hematopoietic transcription factors” in MOLECULAR CELL by Charles Antony, Post-Doctoral Researcher, as first author, and with contributions from Subin George, Justin Blum, Patrick Somers, Chelsea Thorsheim, and Dexter Wu-Corts from the Paralkar Lab..

Graduate Student Awarded Best Poster Presentation

Aishwarya Pawar, PhD student, is awarded the Best Poster Presentation for Cancer Biology at the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group Symposium 2022 for her presentation on chromatin occupancy and regulation by PHF6 in leukemia.

Talks at UPenn Heme Malignancies Research in Progress meeting

Sapana Jalnapurkar, Post-Doctoral Researcher, and Aishwarya Pawar, PhD Student, present talks on work in mouse and human cell line models on the role of the chromatin regulation PHF6 in leukemia at the UPenn Heme Malignancies Research in Progress meeting.

Grant from Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute

The Paralkar Lab is awarded a Pilot Research Grant by the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute to perform a CRISPR tiling mutagenesis screen to dissect ribosome biogenesis regulation in leukemia. This grant is in collaboration with the laboratory of Junwei Shi, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Talk at Penn and CHOP Retreat

Vikram Paralkar gives a talk on ribosome biogenesis in leukemia gives a talk at the Penn and CHOP Hematological Malignancies Program Annual Retreat.

Poster Presentations at Penn

Aishwarya Pawar, Ph.D. student, and Charles Antony, Post-Doctoral Researcher, present posters on transcriptional and ribosome biogenesis regulation in hematopoiesis and leukemia at the UPenn Department of Medicine Research Day 2022.