Mourkioti Laboratory

Lab News

Congratulations to the Mourkioti Lab!
August 07, 2019
The lab awarded a NASA grant to study how space-flight-like conditions impact telomere length in muscle stem cells and how that impacts muscle atrophy.

Congratulations to the Mourkioti Lab!
August 01, 2019
The lab received an R01 from NHLBI-NIH

Congratulations to Lexy!
April 22, 2019
Lexy successfully defended her PhD thesis!

Congratulations to Delia!
April 15, 2019
Delia received a College Alumni Society Research Grant. We are so proud of you!

Congratulations to the Mourkioti Lab!
February 01, 2019
Faye received a Research Grant from Muscular Dystrophy Association

Welcome Nuoying!
February 01, 2019
Nuoying Ma from the Engineering School joined our lab

Congratulations to Lexy!
August 28, 2018
Lexy's Book Chapter on "Defining Skeletal Muscle Progenitor Lineages" was accepted for publication

Congratulations to Elisia for her paper in Skeletal Muscle
August 27, 2018

Congratulations to the Mourkioti lab!
July 26, 2018
Faye received a Talk Award from FASEB Conference on Skeletal Muscle Satellite Cells and Regeneration

Congratulations to the Mourkioti Lab!
July 01, 2018
Faye received a grant from the Penn Institute of Aging

The Mourkioti Lab welcomes Jake!
May 21, 2018
Jacob Kocan joined the Mourkioti Lab with a PURM grant

Welcome Delia!
May 10, 2018
Delia Chen joined the Mourkioti Lab with a PURM grant

Congratulations to David!
April 17, 2018
David will be a CAMB-DSRB student next year! We look forward to your next career step

Congratulations to the Mourkioti Lab for the URF grant!
March 01, 2018
Faye received a Research Grant from University Research Foundation

Dr. Mourkioti's lab in Penn Medicine News!
September 08, 2017
Elisia's Stem Cell Reports paper is featured in Penn Medicine News

Welcome to Mourkioti Lab, Zachary!
September 07, 2017
Welcome to our new rotation student Zachary Beethem!

Dr. Mourkioti's Lab in Penn Medicine News!
September 06, 2017
Maryam's paper is featured in Penn Medicine News.

Welcome to Mourkioti Lab, Sylvia!
September 04, 2017
Welcome to our new rotation student Sylvia Stankov!

Welcome to Mourkioti Lab, Yuwei!
September 04, 2017
Welcome to our new rotation student Yuwei Qi!

Paper accepted for publication - Mourkioti Lab
August 01, 2017
Congratulations to Elisia Tichy, David Sidibe, Maryam Sharifi-Sanjani and F. Mourkioti for their paper titled: "Single Stem Cell Imaging and Analysis Reveals Telomere Length Differences in Diseased Human and Mouse Skeletal Muscles"

Paper accepted fro publication- Mourkioti Lab
July 18, 2017
Congratulations to Maryam Sharifi-Sanjani, Nick Oyster, Elisia Tichy http://www.med.upenn.edu/mourkiotilab/ F. Mourkioti for their manuscript titled "Cardiomyocyte-Specific Telomere Shortening is a Distinct Signature of Heart Failure in Humans"

Congratulations to Dr. F. Mourkioti
July 03, 2017
Congratulations to Mourkioti Lab on being awarded an American Heart Association Grant-In-Aid Grant to study the mechanism of dystrophic cardiomyopathy.

Paper accepted for publication - Mourkioti Lab
June 20, 2017
Congratulations to Maryam Sharifi-Sanjani and Dr. F. Mourkioti for their manuscript titled: "Evaluation of telomere length in human cardiac tissues using cardiac quantitative FISH"

F31 Predoctoral National Research Service Award
June 01, 2017
Congratulations to Lexy for her F31 Predoctoral National Research Service Award from NIAMSon "Intersection of Upregulated BMP Signaling and Cellular Mechanotransduction in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP)"!

Muscle Training Grant
May 01, 2017
Congratulations to Lexy for her Muscle Training Grant from the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute!

Nature Protocols paper by Maryam
April 01, 2017
Congratulations to Maryam for her Nature Protocols paper!

Paper in Muscle & Nerve by Elisia
January 01, 2017
Congratulations to Elisia for her paper in Muscle & Nerve!

Welcome Ranmaru!
November 01, 2016
Ranmaru Shimoda, an exchange student from Japan, is joining our lab.

Welcome David!
September 01, 2016
David Sibide joins our lab as Research Specialist A.

Welcome Maryam Sharifi-Sanjani
July 13, 2016
Maryam becomes our new post doctoral fellow and will be working hard to advance our cardiac project. Welcome Maryam!

Congratulations Dr. Mourkioti
July 13, 2016
Faye becomes Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program at the Penn Institute of Regenerative Medicine

McKay Seminar Series for Young Investigators
May 01, 2016
Elisia presented her work at the McKay Seminar Series for Young Investigators

CDB Annual Retreat Presentation
May 01, 2016
Maryam's abstract was selected for oral presentation at the CDB Annual Retreat May 12-13, Galloway, NJ

Welcome Lexy!
January 01, 2016
We are excited to have Alexandra (Lexy) Stanley as member of our team!

Welcome Taylor!
November 01, 2015
Taylor Gardiner has joined our lab as a Undergraduate Research Technician. She will be assisting lab members with a variety of tasks including PCR preparations and mouse colony maintenance.

Welcome Taylor!
October 01, 2015
We welcome Taylor Gardiner in our lab!

Welcome Danae!
April 01, 2015
Jungsun (Danae) Yoon starts working in the lab. Welcome Danae!

Congratulations Elisia
February 26, 2015
Elisia Tichy recently won a travel award through the University's Biomedical Postdoctoral Program. She will be attending the Muscular Dystrophy Association meeting in Washington, D.C.Great job, Elisia!

Welcome Chris Greer
January 16, 2015
Chris Greer is doing his second rotation in our lab. Welcome Chris!

Renovation Party
December 17, 2014
As a thank you to all those that worked hard to complete the renovations Faye had a small party to show off the new space.

Congratulations to the New Parents
November 19, 2014
Lab manager, Nick Oyster, and his wife Michelle welcomed their first baby into the world on November 20th. Ethan Oyster tipped the scales at 8 pounds 15 ounces.

Nick Oyster joins the lab!
July 01, 2014
Nick Oyster joins the Mourkioti lab as its first lab manager. He brings 9 years of lab experience from the University of Pittsburgh.Welcome Nick!

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