In November 2018, Dr. Filippo Macchi, presented a poster tilted ‘Epigenetic alteration induced by UHRF1 overexpression causes liver cancer in zebrafish‘ at the NYUAD Research Conference 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In November, Dr. Soja Soman presented a poster on ‘ Molecular immunity is modulated, while CMI appears unresponsive during unfolded protein response’ at the NYUAD Research Conference 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In November 2018, Dr. Bhavani Madakashira presented a poster ‘DNA hypomethylation in uhrf1 Deficient Zebrafish Hepatocytes result in smaller livers, defects in cell cycle progression and nuclear organization’ at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.
In October 2018, Anjana Ramdas Nair attended and presented a poster entitled’ Structural changes to hepatocyte endoplasmic reticulum morphology predicts severity of UPR activation and progression to fatty liver disease in zebrafish at EMBO-ER workshop "Endoplasmic Reticulum in Health and Disease".October 15-18, 2018: Elena Magnani attended a workshop at the EBI-EMBL on Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics in Zebrafish.
In September 2018, Dr. Filippo Macchi, presented a paper entitled ‘ In UHRF1 overexpressing livers, where do the tumor-causing cells originate from?, NYUAD Bioforum series 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE
September 8-16, 2018: Dr. Bhavani Madakashira attended ATAC-Seq training EMBL, Heidelberg. ATAC-Seq stands for Assay of Transposase Accessible Chromatin and is, despite its recent invention, already a widespread method to profile open chromatin on a genome-scale. — More information
August 1, 2018: Tina Kim joined as a Research Technician in the Sadler lab zebrafish facility. Tina completed her undergraduate studies in biology at NYUAD. She is managing the zebrafish facility as well as studying the epigenetic aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma using zebrafish as a model organism.
August 1, 2018: Shashi Ranjan Joined as a Research technician in the Sadler lab zebrafish facility. Shashi completed his Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology at IASE University, Rajasthan, India and served as a zebrafish facility manager at CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi and SANSIRITI Foundation- Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, India.
August, 2018: Patrice Marie Delany joined as a graduate student in Sadler Lab. Patrice will focus on elucidating the role of unfolded protein response in the fatty liver diseases.
In July, 2018, Patrice Delaney presented a poster ‘Multi-model screens to identify the mechanism of arsenic induced toxicity’ at ZDM11 meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.
July 9-14, 2018: Dr. Bhavani Madakashira, Dr. Filippo and Patrice Marie Delany participated and presented posters in the ZDM 2018 - 11th Annual Zebrafish Disease models meeting, Leiden, The Netherlands.
June 10-15, 2018: Professor Kirsten Sadler Edepli, organized the FASEB meeting: Fundamental Biology and Pathophysiology of the Liver held at Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Arizona, USA, along with Professor David D. Moore, Baylor College of Medicine and Tom Luedde, University Hospital RWTH Aachen.
June 10-15, 2018: Dr. Soja Saghar Soman and Dr. Sammi Wang participated in FASEB meeting: Fundamental Biology and Pathophysiology of the Liver held at Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Arizona, USA. Dr. Soja has presented her research work in a poster entitled "The unfolded protein response intersects with the immune response in zebrafish with fatty liver disease." Dr Sammi presented a poster and bagged an award for her talk on "Epigenetics compensation promotes liver regeneration."
April 30-May1, 2018: Professor Kirsten Sadler Edepli organized a two-day symposium at NYUAD on "The STEM Gender Gap: Causes, Consequences and Solutions for Academia." The symposium brought together experts from across the globe who study the impact of diversity on innovation and discovery, who have identified the underlying causes of the STEM gender gap, and who have implemented effective programs to address this.
April 11-12, 2018: Sadler lab conducted their annual lab retreat at The St. Regis, Corniche, the Umm-El-Emarat Park, and Louvre Abu Dhabi. We did brain-storming on new developments in science, discussed on the Sadler lab core values, team goals, and career development.
March 25, 2018: Professor Didier Stainier visited NYUAD and interacted with Sadler lab members. Professor Didier Stainier is a prominent developmental geneticist and the Director of Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany. — More information
In February 2018, Dr. Filippo Macchi, presented a poster entitled ‘ Epigenetic reprogramming induced by UHRF1 overexpression causes senescence and liver cancer in zebrafish’ at Keystone Symposia, 2018, Breckenridge, (CO) USA.
January 20 – 26, 2018: Professor Kirsten Sadler Edepli attended and presented a poster in the keystone symposium on DNA and RNA methylation at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.