April 2020: Dr. Banerjee is awarded an R01 from the NIDDK !


May 2019 

  • 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.

January 2019 

Dr. Banerjee is awarded a Junior Faculty Development Award from the American Diabetes Association!

March 2019 

  • 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.

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Eric Stokes at his poster (Auburn Diabetes Day)

November 2018 

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.

May 2018 

Paper on GH tissue sensitivity published in FEBS Open Bio. (Collaboration with Stuart Frank Lab, UAB)

March 2018 

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.

January 2018 

Dr. Banerjee's Invited review on Islet adaptations in pregnancy published in Annals of NYAS.

April 2017  

Dr. Banerjee awarded a Pilot and Feasibility Grant from the UAB Diabetes Research Center!

7/1/2016  Dr. Banerjee begins his lab at UAB