Goodbye Daphne, Itziar and Emily!

The Drubin/Barnes lab would like to send our fondest farewells to Daphne, Itziar and Emily who are moving on to exciting new positions!

Daphne Dambournet is now working as a Cell line engineer at Memphis Meats working to grow sustainable cultured meat.

Itziar Ibarlucea has taken a position as a post-doctoral associate in the laboratory of Jeffrey Ravetch at The Rockefeller University.

Emily Stoops is now working as a Scientist at Calico where she is working to combat aging.

Paper by Yidi Sun now published in eLife

Congratulations to Yidi, her former and current undergraduates Niki and Tommy, and collaborators in the Darzacq Lab, on their new paper “Switch-like Arp2/3 activation upon WASP and WIP recruitment to an apparent threshold level by multivalent linker proteins in vivo” now published at eLife!

Switch-like activation of the Arp2/3 complex mediated by SH3 domain-PRM mediated interactions during yeast CME.

Goodbye Jessica!

The Drubin/Barnes lab celebrated post-doc Jessica Marks moving on to her new position as a AAAS Fellow. We wish her all the best in Washington, DC!

Celebration at Brazil Cafe as Jessica moves to a new position a AAAS Fellow in D.C.