April 2019, Postdoc Laura Smithson awarded CIHR Fellowship
March 2019, R21 Grant is awarded
Non cell autonomous degradation of mitochondrial degradation in the Drosophila nervous system
March 2019: Postdoc Ryan Insolera awarded a K99
Collins lab now on Twitter
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Pathway in neurons may contribute to neurodegenerative disease
University of Michigan News covered research on the DLK pathway by Jiang Li et al. in a press release. Read it on the UM News site.
Nerve cords from the Drosophila larvae, analogous to the spinal cord, are stained to show a synaptic vesicle protein in white. Synaptic proteins build up in cell bodies when an injury pathway is mutated (image on left).