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

Poster Presentations at Penn

Victoria Feist (Research Specialist), Charles Antony, PhD (Research Associate), and Subin George, MS (Computational Biologist) present posters on transcriptional and ribosome biogenesis regulation in hematopoiesis and leukemia at the UPenn Department of Medicine Research Day 2024.

Research Associate awarded Rising Star award

Charles Antony, PhD, Research Associate, is awarded the Rising Star Award from the CHOP Research Institute Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis Research Affinity Group for his Molecular Cell publication on the regulation of rRNA transcription in myeloid progenitors.

Talk at FASEB Nuclear Bodies Conference

Vikram Paralkar and Charles Antony, Research Associate, give talks on rRNA regulation, Pol I imaging, and nucleolar biology at the FASEB Nuclear Bodies conference at Niagara Falls, NY.

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.

Talk at Cincinnati Myeloid Workshop

Vikram Paralkar gives a talk on rRNA transcription in hematopoiesis at the Fourteenth International Workshop on Molecular Aspects of Myeloid Stem Cell Development and Leukemia organized by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Many thanks to Lee Grimes for the invitation.

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 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.