News

The list below is an archive of "Latest News".

2017

July 2017, Press Release: Our research on Alzheimer’s Disease protein networks was highlighted in an article on Alzforum titled, "Alzheimer’s Proteomics Treasure Trove?"

July 2017, Conference Presentation: Nick co-chaired and presented a talk in the Protein-Protein Interactions Session at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in London, England. 

July 2017 Paper Accepted: Our paper titled, “Integrating Next-Generation Genomic Sequencing and Mass Spectrometry to Estimate Allele-Specific Protein Abundance in Human Brain,” was accepted for publication to the Journal of Proteome Research. This work was done in collaboration with Thomas Wingo (Emory Neurology), who developed the GenPro software. 

June 2017, Conference Presentation:  Nick Presented at talk titled, “Protein co-expression network analysis of asymptomatic Alzheimer’s disease” at the EMBO | EMBL Symposia on Mechanisms in Neurodegeneration in Heidelberg Germany

March 2017, Conference Presentation: Nick Presented at talk titled, “A Multi-Network Approach to Define Pathways Altered in Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease” at the US HUPO meeting in San Diego, CA. 

March 2017, Travel Award: Congratulations to Isaac Bishof who was awarded a Travel Grant for his attendance at the 2017 RNA Society meeting in Prague to present a poster titled, “A Network Approach Reveals Novel Roles of Low Complexity Domains in Spliceosomal Proteins”. 

January 2017, Grant News: Nick, Dean Jones and Eric Ortlund were awarded a $13.5 grant from the NIH to serve as a site for the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity in Humans Program. This work will also be conducted in collaboration with GaTech. Click here to read Emory News Center press release. 

2016

December 2016, press release: Alzheimer's Researchers Identify Protein Co-Expression Networks Linked to Disease” highlights the findings of our new Cell Systems Paper.

December 2016, press release: Alzheimer's: Proteomics gives clues toward alternatives to amyloid” highlights the findings of our newCell Systems Paper.

December 2016, paper accepted: Our paper titled “A Multi-network Approach Identifies Protein-Specific Co-expression in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease” was recently accepted for publication by Cell Systems

October 2016, paper accepted: Our paper titled “Changes in the detergent-insoluble brain proteome linked to amyloid and tau in Alzheimer’s Disease progression” was recently accepted for publication by Proteomics.

September 2016, grant news: Our R01 proposal titled “Tau-Spliceosome Interactions in Alzheimer's Disease” was recently funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). This work is being done in collaboration with Dr. Josh Shulman at Baylor College of Medicine.

September 2016, Fellowship award, Congratulations to Srikant Rangaraju from being awarded a NIH K08 fellowship titled, “Microglial and macrophage potassium channels as regulators of neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's Disease”. Nick is serving as co-mentor.

July, 2016, conference presentation: Nick presented a talk titled “Proteomic network analysis to find common mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease” at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Toronto, Canada.

June 2016, conference presentation: Isaac Bishof presented his poster titled “Identification of methylation and phosphorylation in arginine/serine rich domains by electron transfer dissociation” at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

June 2016, conference presentation: Nick presented a poster titled “A Network Based Approach to Understand the Brain Proteome in Alzheimer’s Disease” at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

May 2016, Fellowship Award, Congratulations to Isaac Bishof (BCDB program) for being awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 Fellowship titled “Defining Mechanisms of RNA-Binding Protein Assembly Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease”

March 2016, Conference Presentation: Nick Presented at talk titled “Protein Co-Expression Network Analysis Reveals Cell Type Changes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease” at the US HUPO meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

2015

November 2015, grant news, Our Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases (BAND) proposal was funded by the Alzheimer’s Association, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Weston Brain Institute and Alzheimer’s Research UK. Learn more here:  http://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/BAND/overview-2016.asp?BAND=2016seyf

March 2015, Travel Award: Congratulations to Isaac Bishof who was awarded a Travel Grant for his attendance at the 2015 ASBMB meeting to present a poster on his work on the intrinsically disordered low complexity domains in the RNA-binding protein U1-70K.  

January 2015, Paper Accepted: Eric’s paper on the quantitative phosphoproteome analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease postmortem brain tissue was published in Proteomics.

2014

December 2014, Paper Accepted: Ian’s paper on the aggregation properties of U1-70K was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.