Upcoming Events

  • Jan

    5

    PMI Seminar Series

    Michael Previs, PhD

    January 5, 2014 @ 2pm

    "Myosin-binding protein C mechanically enhances cardiac excitation-contraction coupling"

    Austrian Auditorium, CRB


  • Jan

    13

    Cell Motility Journal Club

    Erika Holzbaur, PhD

    January 7, 2014 @ 12pm

    702 CRB

  • Jan

    12

    PMI Seminar Series

    Joseph Metzger, PhD

    January 12, 2015 @ 2pm

    Austrian Auditorium, CRB


  • Jan

    13

    PMI Muscle Club

    Faye Mourkioti, PhD

    January 13, 2014 @ 1pm

    702 CRB


  • Jan

    26

    PMI Seminar Series

    Jonathan Howard, BSc, PhD

    January 26, 2015 @ 2pm

    Austrian Auditorium, CRB


  • Jan

    27

    PMI Muscle Club

    E. Michael Ostap, PhD

    January 27, 2014 @ 1pm

    702 CRB


Recent News

  • Images from PMI scientists featured at Philadelphia International Airport art exhibit. See details and slide show HERE

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  • The Bi and Svitkina Labs obtain an unparalleled view of septin structures within cells and define septin remodelling dynamics during the cell cycle. DETAILS

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  • The Lindstrom Lab demonstrates efficacy for vaccine for myasthenia gravis. See press release HERE

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  • Dr. Ekaterina Grishchuk is the 2014 recipient of Michael S. Brown New Investigator Research Award. Congratulations Katya!

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  • Please read the Penn Medicine press release regarding the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute's NIH PO1 HERE

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  • Congratulations to the PMI team of Ostap, Dominguez, Goldman, Holzbaur, and Shuman for receiving a renewal of their NIH PO1!

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  • Congratulations to Ryan Jamiolkowski (Goldman Lab) for receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein Award (F30) from NIH.

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  • The Dominguez Lab determines how actin filaments are capped in muscle fibers. See Article in Science HERE

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  • Sandra Maday in the Holzbaur Lab resolves crucial steps in autophagosome biogenesis. HERE

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  • Congratulations to Michael Greenberg (Ostap Lab) for receiving a prestigious Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) award from NIH/NHLBI.

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  • Meredith Wilson (Holzbaur Lab) wins award for best poster by a graduate student at the Gordon Research Conference on Muscle & Molecular Motors. This prestigious award was sponsored by the Lymn Foundation HERE Meredith is a former PMI T32 trainee.

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