Lab alumna Natalie Niemi begins her independent career as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics at WashU.
CMB student Andrew Sung passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Our review describing the “systems biochemistry” approach to mitochondrial protein discovery, led by Andrew Sung, was published in Cell Metabolism
Dr. Natalie Niemi has accepted a faculty position to start her own lab at Washington University in St. Louis in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics. She will make her official move this summer.
We’re moving! Dave has accepted a position as a BJC Investigator at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis starting May 1, 2020. The Pagliarini Lab is scheduled to move this summer.
IPiB student Laura Steenberge passes her preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Adam Jochem leaves the lab to begin as a Senior Research Specialist with Dr. Audrey Gasch at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
IPiB student Abigail Bartlett passes her preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Kyle Robinson receives the 2019 Pagliarini Lab Award. This award recognizes Kyle for his tenacity, rigor, and collegiality.
Pagliarini lab is visited by U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for a discussion on the lab’s core focus areas and a tour. Learn more about her visit.
Dr. Daniel Pensinger joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow after completing his thesis work with Professor JD Sauer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Undergraduate Alana Caldwell joins the lab as a laboratory assistant.
Jonathan Tai’s F31 predoctoral fellowship proposal entitled “A Yeast Genetics Approach to Identify and Characterize Mitochondrial Transporters in Coenzyme Q Biosynthesis” is funded by the National Institute on Aging.
The Pagliarini lab celebrates its 10 year anniversary.
Our manuscript describing an essential mitochondrial matrix protein phosphatase, led by Natalie Niemi, was published in Nature Communications.
Amy Lin leaves the lab to join Michael Sack’s lab at the National Health Lung Blood Institute, National Institute of Health as a Post baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award fellow.
Sheila Johnson leaves the lab to pursue her PhD at Harvard University in the Chemical Biology Program.
Sheila Johnson receives her degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dave’s R35 proposal entitled “Systems-to-structure approaches for defining mitochondrial protein function” is funded by NIGMS.
IPiB student Jonathan Tai passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Zachary Kemmerer is chosen to receive a Denis R.A. and Martha Washburn Wharton Fellowship through the Department of Biochemistry.
Dave is awarded a 2019 H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Office for the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education in recognition of his academic success.
Keith Kamer receives a 2019 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
Lainy Von Bank is accepted into the Cellular and Molecular Biology PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sheila Johnson is accepted into the Chemical Biology PhD program at Harvard University.
Molly McDevitt leaves the lab to join PPD in Middleton, WI as a Senior Scientist.
Our manuscript describing the role of COQ9 in enabling CoQ biosynthesis, led by Danielle Lohman, and in collaboration with the Dal Peraro group in Lausanne, was published in Molecular Cell.
IPiB student Molly McDevitt successfully defends her thesis entitled, “Systems biochemistry investigations into lipid metabolism and lipid-metabolizing enzymes”.
Mike Veling leaves to start his position with Dr. Pamela Silver’s laboratory at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Wyss Institute.
Amy Lin receives her degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Danielle Lohman leaves the lab to begin her AAAS Science and Technology Policy fellowship.
IPiB student Michael Veling successfully defends his thesis entitled, “Assigning function to uncharacterized mitochondrial proteins using bioinformatics and biochemistry”. Mike will join Dr. Pamela Silver’s laboratory as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Wyss Institute.
Dr. Natalie Niemi is promoted to an Assistant Scientist.
Undergraduate Nicholas Zeinemann joins the lab as a laboratory assistant.
Our systems genetics analyses of mouse liver and plasma lipid species, led by Molly McDevitt and Pooja Jha (Auwerx group), were published back-to-back in Cell Systems.
Natalie Niemi receives the short-talk award at the Frontiers in Metabolism Meeting held at the Morgridge Institute for Research.
Natalie Niemi receives the 2018 Pagliarini Lab Award. This award recognizes Natalie for her consistent and selfless efforts to improve our science and enhance our lab culture.
Jessie Bowden leaves the lab to start training at the Madison Fire Department Recruit Training Academy.
Dr. Rachel Guerra joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow after completing her thesis work with Professor Loren Walensky at Harvard University.
Andrew Sung (MSTP) joins the lab.
Laura Steenberge (MSTP) joins the lab.
CMB student Jonathan Schmitz passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Dr. Zakery Baker joins the lab as a Morgridge Postdoctoral Fellow after completing his thesis work with Professor Scot Leary at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.
Lainy Von Bank receives her degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lainy will remain in the lab.
IPiB student Nathan Murray passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
IPiB student Edrees Rashan passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy.
Zachary Kemmerer is chosen to receive a William H. Peterson Fellowship through the Department of Biochemistry.
Danielle Lohman is selected as a AAAS Science and Technology Policy fellow finalist.
Nate Murray receives an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
Naomi Ptak joins the lab.
Our multi-omics analysis of the mitochondria-related mRNA binding protein, Puf3p, co-led by Chris Lapointe (of the Wickens group) and Jon Stefely, was published in Cell Systems.
Our mitoprotease profiling paper that revealed a role for Oct1p in CoQ biosynthesis, led by Mike Veling, was published in Molecular Cell.
Our manuscript describing lipid and small molecule modulators of COQ8, led by Andrew Reidenbach, was published in Cell Chemical Biology.
Abigail Bartlett (IPiB) joins the lab as first year graduate student.
Jonathan Tai (MSTP) joins the lab.
Jaclyn Mabry joins the lab as a Research Specialist.
IPiB student Danielle Lohman successfully defends her thesis entitled, “Protein-and lipid-binding features of COQ9 and its role in coenzyme Q biosynthesis”. Danielle will remain in the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
Andrew Reidenbach leaves the lab to join the Broad Institute as a Research Scientist.
Nathan Murray (IPiB), Edrees Rashan (IPiB), and Jonathan Schmitz (CMB) join the lab as first year graduate students.
Mike Drahnak receives his degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Mike will remain in the lab as a temporary research assistant.
Jenelle Gierhart-Sutter joins the lab and theme as a Financial Analyst.
Rahul Gupta joins the lab as a Temporary Research Assistant after completing his undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Pagliarini Lab is profiled in the Fall 2016 issue of GROW Magazine, Wisconsin's magazine for the life sciences.
Our collaborative "Y3K" work with the Coon Group describing a multi-omic strategy to characterize the functions of mitochondrial proteins, led by Jon Stefely and Nick Kwiecien, is published in Nature Biotechnology.
Dr. Mateusz Manicki joins the lab as a Morgridge Postdoctoral Fellow after completing his thesis work with Professor Jaroslaw Marszalek at the University of Gdansk in Poland.
Kyle Robinson is awarded a spot on the Biology of Aging and Age-Related Disease T32.
Our collaborative work with the Denu group describing the epigenetic regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis in response to iron deprivation is published in JBC.
Our collaborative work with the Puccio group and others describing the unorthodox function of COQ8A in coenzyme Q biosynthesis, led by Jon Stefely and Floriana Licitra, is published as an Article in Molecular Cell.
Our collaborative work with the Coon group and others to map the protein-protein interactions and functions of uncharacterized mitochondrial proteins (MXPs) work mapping is published as an Article in Molecular Cell.
Stories about Pagliarini Lab work are featured in multiple media outlets, including EurekaAlert, Mitochondrial Disease News, and GenomeWeb.
A collaborative NIH P41 grant to establish the National Center for Quantitative Biology of Complex Systems is award to Josh Coon (PI), Dave Pagliarini (Co-I) and Lingjun Li (Co-I), and is featured on GenomeWeb
Mike Drahnak receives a 2016 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
The Pagliarini, Coon, and Craven labs were awarded one of the 14 inaugural UW2020 grants.
Dave is awarded the 2016 CALS Pound Award for outstanding early career research.
Matt Stefely is accepted into UC-Berkeley's MCB Program.
Mateusz Manicki, currently a graduate student in Dr. Jaroslaw Marszalekâ's lab at the University of Gdansk in Gdansk, Poland will join us this fall as a Morgridge Postdoctoral Fellow.
Dave's R01 proposal entitled, "Systematic functional annotation of the mitochondrial proteome" is funded by NIGMS.
Dave receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Kyle Robinson (IPiB) joins the lab as first year graduate student.
CMB student Jarred Rensvold successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled, "Adaptive mitochondrial biogenesis response to iron deprivation." Jarred will remain with the lab as an Assistant Scientist.
Dave is selected to direct the Morgridge Metabolism Theme. The lab moves into the Morgridge Institute for Research on campus.
Undergraduate Isabel Johnson enrolls as PhD student in UCSF's Tetrad Program.
IPiB student Jonathan Stefely successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled, "Biochemical functions of mitochondrial ADCK3 and other coenzyme Q biosynthesis proteins." Jon will remain with the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
Dave is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure
Andrew accepted an internship at Amgen in Thousand Oaks, CA from June through August.
IPiB student Brendan Floyd successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Characterization of orphan mitochondrial proteins via quantitative interaction mapping."
Brendan Floyd receives a 2015 Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring.
Matt Stefely receives a 2015 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
IPiB student Mike Veling passes his preliminary examination to advance to candidacy
Isabel Johnson is accepted into the UCSF Tetrad Program.
IPiB student Molly McDevitt receives a biochemistry departmental fellowship.
Andrew Reidenbach receives a Louis and Elsa Thomsen Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.
Mike Veling receives an NSF graduate research fellowship.
CMB student Josh Carson successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Regulation of mitochondria by reversible protein phosphorylation."
IPiB student Amelia Nestler successfully defended her thesis entitled, "Impact of dynamic post-translational modifications on the activities of mitochondrial proteins."
Dave is a named as a recipient of a 2015-2016 UW-Madison Vilas Associate Award.
Our recent work on the biosynthesis of coenzyme Q is featured in the UW-Madison news and various other medias outlets.
Zack Kemmerer (IPiB) and Holly Cho (CMB) join the lab as first year graduate students.
Our work describing the structure and function of the mitochondrial kinase ADCK3, led by Jon Stefely and Andrew Reidenbach, is published as an Article in Molecular Cell.
Danielle Lohman's paper describing the structure and function of COQ9 is published as a direct submission in PNAS.
A joint project with the Senes Lab describing the transmembrane domain of ADCK3 is published in JACS.
Brendan Floyd is one of three recipients of the 2014 IPiB Retreat Best Poster Award.
Michael Drahnak, a sophomore biochemistry major and Biochemistry Scholar, joins the lab.
Dave's R01 proposal entitled, "Establishing the role of the atypical kinase ADCK3 in mitochondrial metabolism" is funded by NIGMS.
Paul Grimsrud accepts a Research Scientist position at the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute.
Local high school student Alexa Jaume, who spent two summers in our lab as part of the NIH STEP-UP program, will enroll at UPenn this fall.
Chemistry graduate student Xiao Guo passes her original research proposal exam to advance to candidacy.
IPiB student Danielle Lohman passes her preliminary exam to advance to candidacy.
Brendan Floyd receives a Louis and Elsa Thomsen Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.
Danielle Lohman receives an NSF graduate research fellowship.
Isabel Johnson is honored with a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
A review article co-authored by Dave and Jared Rutter (Utah), entitled "Hallmarks of a new era in mitochondrial biochemistry," is published in Genes and Development.
Michael Veling (IPiB) joins the lab.
CMB student Kelly Werner passes her preliminary exam to advance to candidacy.
Amal Javaid and Matthew Stefely join the lab.
Andrew Reidenbach is a awarded a spot on the Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program.
Jarred Rensvold receives a Louis and Elsa Thomsen Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.
Our manuscript describing the dynamic nature of mitochondrial acetylation and its role in regulating the metabolic enzyme Acat1, led by Amelia Still, Brendan Floyd, and Alex Hebert, is published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Our manuscript describing the dynamic nature of mitochondrial protein phosphorylation, led by Paul Grimsrud and Josh Carson, is published in Cell Metabolism.
Danielle Lohman (IPiB) begins her rotation.
We say goodbye to Grant Barber as he leaves the lab to continue his education as a medical student at Harvard Medical School.
Chelsea Krause heads off to Boston University to continue her academic endeavors as graduate student.
Natalie Niemi (postdoctoral fellow) joins the lab.
AJ Bureta receives 1st place in the 2012 Proteomics Photo & Graphic Art Contest.
Ethan Martin (senior biology major) joins the lab.
Jon Stefely receives a predoctoral fellowship (NIH F30) from the National Institutes of Health.
Dave is named a 2012 Shaw Scientist. The Shaw Award - a $200,000 unrestricted prize - provides needed support to young scholar-scientists engaged in groundbreaking research in the fields of genetics, cell biology and cancer research at critical stages in their careers.
Brendan Floyd (IPiB) joins the lab.
Athavi Jeevananthan is honored with a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
Andrew Reidenbach and Molly McDevitt receive Honorable Mention for their NSF Graduate Fellowship Applications.
Chelsea Krause is accepted into the Forensic Sciences Graduate Program at Boston University.
Athavi Jeevananthan is accepted into the Khorana Program, a highly competitive summer research program that swaps talented undergraduates from the US and India for approximately 10 weeks.
Grant Barber is accepted to Harvard Medical School.
Xiao Guo (Chemistry), Molly McDevitt (IPiB), Andrew Reidenbach (IPiB) and Kelly Werner (CMB) join the lab.
Natalie Niemi, currently a graduate student in Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan's lab at the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will join us as a postdoctoral fellow next summer.
Josh Carson is awarded a two year graduate fellowship from the American Heart Association.
Michael Bellecourt (IPiB) and Xiao Guo (Chemistry) begin their rotations.
Josh Neuman (Nutritional Sciences) begins his rotation.
Kelly Werner (CMB), Molly Mcdevitt (IPiB) and Andrew Reidenbach (IPiB) begin their rotations.
Samantha Durbin (sophomore biology major) and Zach Meyer (sophomore biochemistry major) join the lab.
Ellen Crummy (IPiB), Laura Bond (IPiB) and Yefim Zaltsman (IPiB) begin their rotations.
Paul Grimsrud receives a postdoctoral fellowship (NRSA F32) from the National Institutes of Health for studying liver mitochondrial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes.
The Pagliarini Lab is featured in the UW News.
Chelsea Krause (senior biology major) joins the lab.
Jarred Rensvold passes his preliminary exam to advance to candidacy.
We say goodbye to Anna Engstrom as she continues her academic endeavors as a graduate student of the University of Washington.
Dave receives a 2011 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Award.
Jon Stefely passes the first step of his US Medical Licensing Examination.
Josh Carson passes his preliminary exam to advance to candidacy.
Amelia Still passes her preliminary exam to advance to candidacy.
Dave is named a 2011 Searle Scholar.
Junior Biochemistry major, Grant Barber, is honored with a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.
Sophmore Biochemistry/Statistics major, Wei Jiang, is awarded a Welton Summer Sophomore Honors Apprenticeship.
Junior Biochemistry major, Grant Barber, is one of six undergraduates selected to participate in the Summer Cambridge and Oxford Research Experience (SCORE) program.