Linda was a research specialist in the lab from July 2018 to July 2020. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 2018 with a B.A. in Chemistry and a minor in Dance. She lived in many different places around the world, including Russia, Australia, South Korea and the United States. Outside lab, she enjoys dancing, running, watching Netflix and exploring the rich food options in Philly. Linda went on to pursue her M.D./Ph.D. at Drexel University.


Hallegger, M.*, A.M. Chakrabarti*, F.C.Y. Lee*, B.L. Lee, A.G. Amalietti, H.M. Odeh, K.E. Copley, J.D. Rubien, B. Portz, K. Kuret, I. Huppertz, F. Rau, R. Patani, N.L. Fawzi, J. Shorter, N.M. Luscombe, and J. Ule. (2021). TDP-43 condensation properties specify its RNA-binding and regulatory repertoire. Cell. 184(18):4680-4696.e22. pdf file link (*Co-first author).

Aikio, M., H.J. Wobst, H.M. Odeh, B.L. Lee, B. Class, T.A. Ollerhead, K.L. Mack, A.F. Ford, E.M. Barbieri, R.R. Cupo, L.E. Drake, N. Castello, A. Baral, J. Dunlop, A.D. Gitler, A. Javaherian, S. Finkbeiner, D.G. Brown, S.J. Moss, N.J. Brandon, and J. Shorter. (2021). Opposing roles of p38╬▒-mediated phosphorylation and arginine methylation in driving TDP-43 proteinopathy. BioRxiv. doi:pdf file link

Portz, B., B.L. Lee, and J. Shorter. (2021). FUS and TDP-43 phases in health and disease. Trends Biochem. Sci.46(7):550-563. pdf file link







Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania