MAJOR RECENT LAB NEWS:
Prolactin Receptor Signaling Regulates a Pregnancy-Specific Transcriptional Program in Mouse Islet. published in Endocrinology !(see Publications tab for link)
Eric Stokes presents a short talk on "Examining single-cell transcriptional profiles of murine islets during gestation." at 10th annual UAB Diabetes Day.
Dr. Banerjee is awarded the prestigious Junior Faculty Development Award from the American Diabetes Association!
OTHER LAB NEWS AND TIMELINE:
Eric Stokes admitted to multiple graduate schools, matriculates with University of Colorado, Denver. Congrats, Eric!
Mark Pepin presents poster on PRLR regulation of pregnancy transcriptome at ENDO2019 meeting in New Orleans, LA.
February 2019 Boshell Diabetes Day at Auburn University
Eric Stokes' poster "Genetically characterizing the expression patterns of pancreatic β-cell sub-populations during pregnancy" wins 2nd place in the graduate student competition.
Mark Pepin presented a short talk about our collaborative project with the Wende and Hunter labs (UAB) involving transcriptional regulation of gestational β-cell adaptation by PRLR signaling.
Eric Stokes at his poster (Auburn Diabetes Day)
Eric Stokes presents a poster "Characterization of gene expression of pancreatic β-cell sub-populations during gestation" at ABRCMS 2018 Conference in Indianapolis, IN. Nov 14-17th, 2018.
Paper on GH tissue sensitivity published in FEBS Open Bio. (Collaboration with Stuart Frank Lab, UAB)
Poster titled "Identification Of Pregnancy-specific Mediators Of Pancreatic Islet Adaptation Using Beta-cell Prolactin Receptor Knockout Mice" selected for moderated poster presentation at ENDO2018.
Dr. Banerjee's Invited review on Islet adaptations in pregnancy published in Annals of NYAS.
Poster abstract to ENDO2018 Accepted!
Poster titled "Identification Of Pregnancy-specific Mediators Of Pancreatic Islet Adaptation Using Beta-cell Prolactin Receptor Knockout Mice" to be presented in March 2018 at the Annual meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Dr. Banerjee awarded a Pilot and Feasibility Grant from the UAB Diabetes Research Center!
7/1/2016 Dr. Banerjee begins his lab at UAB