9/23/2017  Roberto is awarded the Shurl & Kai Curci Foundation Faculty Scholarship, a joint program with the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) (click here).

Left to right: Jennifer Doudna, Roberto Zoncu, Kay Curci, Robert Tjian

Left to right: Jennifer Doudna, Roberto Zoncu, Kay Curci, Robert Tjian

9/5/2017   1st year MCB graduate student Kyle Tucker begins his first rotation in our lab. Welcome Kyle!

9/1/2017    Postdoctoral fellow Regina Shin (PhD: National University of Seoul) joins the lab: welcome!

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8/30/2017  Ashley's review on the role of the lysosome in lipid homeostasis is published online in Trends in Cell Biology: click here for link.

 

 

 

5/1/2017     Joseph Paul joins the lab as a joint student with Andy Dillin's group. Welcome!

4/25/2017   Quanta Magazine publishes an article on the new roles of the lysosome in cellular metabolism and signaling: (click here for link) 

 

 

 

 

3/30/2017   Justin presents his work at the Bay Area Aging Meeting (BAAM) at the Buck Institute for Aging Research. Brian wins the best poster prize, Roberto is awarded the Glenn Prize for Aging Research. A good day for the lab!

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3/24/2017   Brian and Ashley's paper on cholesterol-mediated regulation of mTORC1 is published in Science. Congratulations!

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2/05/2017 Ronja Rappold, a Master student from Heidelberg University, begins a 6-month internship in the lab. Welcome!

 

1/08/2017 Roberto is invited speaker for the Diabetic Cardiovascular Research Center seminar series at Washington University School of Medicine

 

1/05/2017 Yangxue Fu, a Master student from Heidelberg University, begins a 5-month internship in the lab. Welcome!

 

11/12/2016 MCB 1st year students Huntly Morrison and Matt Stephely begin their second rotation in the lab

 

9/19/2016 MCB 1st year student Joseph Paul begins his first rotation in the lab

 

8/1/2016 Marlies completes her 6-month Master's internship and returns to Utrecht.

 

6/24/2016 Roberto speaks at the UCSF Cancer Center Friday Seminar

 

6/11/2016 Roberto delivers the keynote lecture at the Gordon Research Seminar on Lysosomes and Endocytosis

 

5/10/2016 Christian Bindesboll, a visiting postdoc from the University of Oslo, arrives in the lab. Welcome!

 

5/4/2016 Roberto speaks to ASBMB Today on recent findings and future challenges in lysosomal biology: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201605/Features/LivelyLysosomes/

 

5/1/2016MCB student Justin Zhang joins the Z-Lab. Welcome!

 

4/1/2016 Kelvin Cho and Emma Sydir are both awarded Amgen Scholarships. Congratulations!!

 

1/13/2016  Roberto is awarded the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation award.

 

1/7/2016 Roberto is invited speaker at the UCSF Diabetes Center seminal series

 

1/8/2016  Utrecht University Master's student Marlies Ludikhuize beings a 6-month internship in the lab. Welcome Marlies!

 

1/1/2016 Ofer is awarded a 2-year National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF) postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations!

 

12/19/2015  Anna Thrun completes her thesis work in the lab and heads back to Berlin: best of luck Anna!! 

 

12/1/2015   Chun-Yan Lim, a recent graduate from the National University of Singapore, joins the lab as postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!

 

12/1/2015   1st year MCB student Sara Choo begins her second rotation in our lab

 

11/23/2015   Brian Castellano presents his work at the 2015 Bay Area Aging Meeting at Stanford University

 

10/6/2015   Roberto presents at the weekly departmental seminar series, Tufts University Medical School (Boston, MA)

 

9/20/2015   1st year MCB student Justin Zhang begins his first rotation in our lab

 

9/6/2015  Roberto speaks at the EMBO conference on Autophagy, Chia Sardinia (Italy)

 

8/21/2015  Kasper heads back to the Netherlands, best of luck!

 

7/12/2015  Roberto is invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Membrane Biology at Proctor Academy in Andover (New Hampshire)

 

7/1/2015  Anna Thrun, a Master's student from Berlin, joins our lab for her 6-month thesis work. Welcome Anna!

 

6/21/2015  Roberto is invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Bioenergetics at Proctor Academy in Andover (New Hampshire)

 

6/19/2015  Roberto is invited speaker at the Keystone Symposia on Autophagy in Breckenridge (Colorado)

 

6/5/2015  Roberto is awarded the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Studies Grant award jointly with Dr. Anne Simonsen (University of Oslo)

 

5/14/2015  Roberto is invited speaker at the DFG Symposium “Vacuolar ATPase: A Novel Anti-Tumor Target" at the Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation (IFOM) in Milan, Italy

 

5/1/2015 Two MCB/ChemBio graduate students join our lab: Ashley Thelen and Oliver Davis. Welcome guys !!

 

2/1/2014  Kasper Kommeren, our third Master's student from Utrecht University (and counting..) starts a 6-month internship in the lab

 

12/8/2014  Roberto presents the lab's work at the 2014 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) meeting in Philadelphia, where he is co-chair of the minisymposium titled 'Organelle Dynamics and Cross-talk in Health and Disease'

 

12/1/2014  MCB grad students Oliver Davis and Luke Ferro start their rotation in the lab

 

10/9/2014  Roberto is invited speaker at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Cell Biology program

 

10/6/2014  Roberto is awarded the NIH Director's New Innovator Award (click here) and (here)

 

9/30/2014  MCB/ChemBio grad students Ashley Thelen and Charlotte Nixon start their rotation in the lab

 

9/27/2014 Roberto is invited speaker at the 2nd Bay Area Trafficking Symposium (UCSF)

 

9/24/2014 Roberto is awarded the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr Foundation Grant

 

9/5/2014  Ofer Moldavski, a postdoctoral fellow and recent PhD from the Weizmann Institute, Israel, joins the lab.  

 

9/2/2014   Bob van Eijkeren, our second Utrecht Master student, starts a 6-month internship in the lab

 

8/13/2014   Roberto presents the lab's work at the International  Lysosomal Biology Meeting in Salvador, Brazil

 

8/9/2014    Reini heads home to the Netherlands after a very productive internship. Best of luck and visit again soon!

 

7/10/2014   The lab welcomes research assistant Dhruv Kumar

 

6/24/2014   Roberto is elected Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research (click here)

 

5/2/2014   The lab welcomes our first two official graduate students, Brian Castellano and Rosalie Lawrence!

 

2/10/2014Utrecht masters student Reini van der Welle begins a 6-month research internship in the lab

 

2/7/2014   Two MCB students, Rosalie Lawrence and Madeleine Jensen, begin their rotation in the lab

 

1/1/2014   MCB graduate student Brian Castellano is the first rotation student of the Zoncu lab

 

1/1/2014   The Zoncu Lab officially starts!