Cellular Genome

Welcome to ASCB’s inaugural Emerging Researcher Talk Series. Speakers were selected from a review of high-ranking abstracts that were submitted but were not chosen for talks for the Cell Bio 2021 meeting. This is a virtual seminar series that will be broadcast live from February through November 2022.


Liliana Lopes
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

Joanna Filipowska
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.


Starts: April 21, 2022 12:00 pm EDT

Ends: April 21, 2022 1:00 pm EDT

Website: https://www.ascb.org/meetings-events/emerging-researchers-talks/