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

Research Associate awarded Rising Star award

Charles Antony, PhD, Research Associate, is awarded the Rising Star Award and gives a talk at the Abramson Cancer Center Heme Malignancies Program/CHOP Research Institute Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis Research Affinity Group Joint Retreat on his Molecular Cell publication on the regulation of rRNA transcription in myeloid progenitors.

Hematology-Oncology fellow awarded fellowship award

Putzer Hung, MD/PhD, Hematology-Oncology fellow, is awarded the 2024 Marlene Shlomchik Fellowship in Cancer Research from the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Cancer to study rRNA transcription and the rDNA-associated proteome in leukemia.

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.

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.

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.

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.