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MEET
THE MITOTEAM

This is the team of talented faculty contributing to our Research Center's efforts in studying mitochondria. 

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Associate Professor

György Csordás

MD

We study how the structure of mitochondria and their contacts with organelles translate to function and/or to disease etiology.

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Professor

Jan B. Hoek

PhD

Our research in the Hoek laboratory focuses on the unique regenerative capabilities of the liver and how they are distinctively regulated by mitochondrial calcium signaling and alcohol metabolism.

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Associate Professor

Erin L. Seifert

PhD

In the Seifert lab we study the regulation of mitochondrial substrate metabolism as well as the nature of cellular ‘stress’ responses triggered in vivo by mammalian mitochondrial dysfunction.

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Assistant Professor

Marco Tigano

PhD

In the Tigano lab we perform foundational research in the field of mitochondrial disorders and stress signaling.

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Raphael Rubin Professor of Medicine

György Hajnóczky

MD-PhD

Our study focuses on the roles of mitochondrial signaling and dynamics in health and disease.

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Professor

Suresh K. Joseph

PhD

My lab studies the regulation of calcium release by IP3 receptors and the uptake of calcium by the mitochondrial calcium uniporter.

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Professor of Medicine

Shey-Shing Sheu

PhD

Our research vision is to improve health and cure disease through toning mitochondrial energetics, Ca2+, and redox signaling

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Technology Development Director

David Weaver

BA

I direct the MitoCare efforts toward developing innovative applications of technology to problems in mitochondrial biology, from data acquisition to analysis.

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