Featured News

  • We now accept applications to the 2018 UCSD American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships.
    The Departments of Medicine and Bioengineering as well as the Academic Enrichment Program at UC San Diego are proud to partner with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Institute of Engineering in Medicine, to enable 5 undergraduate students with the possibility for a 10 week research experience during the summer of 2018.
    More information can be found here >


Featured Work

  • We published a manuscript describing how the muscle specific proteins MLP and CARP are linked to chronic PKCα signaling, and contribute to the development of dilated cardiomyopathy.
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About the Lab

We investigate muscle development, signaling and maintenance, by studying the biological role of sarcomeric and muscle associated proteins. We are particularly interested to decipher molecular mechanisms that play a role in the development of cardiac and skeletal muscle myopathies.

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