Join Emerging Researchers Liliana Lopes, NOVA Medical School, and Joanna Filipowska, Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute, for their talks in the Cellular Genome track. Speakers submitted top-scoring abstracts to the Cell Bio 2021 meeting that were not selected for talks.
NOVA Medical School
Lilian is a PhD student in the Membrane traffic in disease lab under the supervision of Duarte Barral at the Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC) in Lisbon, Portugal. She is interested in the mechanisms that regulate basal skin pigmentation, specially the turnover of the pigment melanin within skin keratinocytes
Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute
Joanna’s graduate training was in the areas of bone biology and mesenchymal stem cells. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Rupangi Vasavada, located in Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute, at City of Hope, in Duarte, California. Joanna’s postdoctoral training is in islet biology and diabetes, in 2019 she was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship sponsored by the JDRF to study the role of LGR4 in type 1 diabetes.