Lab News

6/1/19

University of Utah undergraduate Celine Slam joins the lab as an intern with the Genomics Summer Research for Minorities (GSRM) program. Welcome, Celine!

4/16/19

Seyi Falekun has been awarded the John Weis Memorial Graduate Student Travel Award as well as the Dickman Travel Award to attend the Molecular Parasitology Meeting in Woods Hole, MA, in September. Congratulations, Seyi!

9/12/18

Tanya and Amanda present posters at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting in Woods Hole, MA.

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7/19/18

Amanda presents her work at the Tetrapyrroles Gordon Research Conference in Newport, RI.

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6/24/18

Lab dinner to send off Becky, who is moving on to new adventures.

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6/14/18

Our work is graciously recognized by a Pew Biomedical Scholarship. 
     Malaria-Fighting Biochemist Paul Sigala Named Pew Scholar
     Pew Biomedical Scholar Directory (Sigala)

5/2/18

Tanya Espino joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Tanya!

12/22/17

Our DOD Discovery Award to study parasite carotenoid biosynthesis is selected for funding.

10/21/17

Shai-anne wins a poster award for her presentation at the SACNAS Conference in Salt Lake City.

Congratulations, Shai-anne!

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9/28/17

Our commentary on Plasmodium Heme Biosynthesis is published in PLoS Pathogens.

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9/10/17

Becky and Megan present their work as posters at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting in Woods Hole, MA. 

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6/1/17

Amanda Mixon was selected for support by the Hematology T32 Training Grant. Congratulations, Amanda!

5/31/17

Shai-anne Nalder joins us as part of the Native American Research Internship summer program. Welcome, Shai-anne! 

5/30/17

We received a University Seed Grant to study heme utilization by blood-stage parasites.

5/20/17

Amanda Mixon and Seyi Falekun join the lab as graduate students. Welcome, Amanda and Seyi!   

10/17/16

Our pilot grant to study iron metabolism in the apicoplast is selected for funding by the Center for Iron and Heme Disorders at the University of Utah.

9/12/16

Megan Okada selected for funding by the Hematology Training Grant. Congratulations, Megan!

6/1/16

Megan Okada joins as first graduate student. Welcome, Megan!

Becky in the tissue culture room

4/1/16

Parasite cultures and transfections boot up. Dd2 loves fresh blood and 5000 feet.

3/1/16

Becky Marvin joins as first post-doc. Welcome, Becky!

1/1/16

Sigala lab opens for operations.