Area: Pagliarini Lab

Rachel Guerra

I am a postdoc in the Pagliarini lab. I graduated from the Walensky lab at Harvard University, where I applied chemical probes, called stapled peptides, as prototype therapeutics to reactivate the deregulated apoptotic signaling pathway in cancer. I am interested in elucidating the biochemical function of uncharacterized mitochondrial proteins. Education Ph.D. Biological Chemistry and Molecular […]

Zak Baker

I am a Morgridge Postdoctoral Fellow co-supervised by Dr. Dave Pagliarini at the Morgridge Institute of Research and Dr. Betty Craig at UW-Madison. My research focuses on using multi-omic mass spectrometry based screening to identify and characterize novel cellular responses activated during disruptions of mitochondrial proteostasis. This work will help develop a better understanding of […]

Naomi Ptak

Lab assistant in Pagliarini Lab.

Abigail Bartlett

I am a first-year graduate student in the Pagliarini lab from the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB). My research will focus on the coenzyme Q biosynthetic pathway. Education B.S. Biochemistry, B.S Cellular and Molecular Biology, Class of 2017, Auburn University Honors and Awards National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow Biotechnology Training Program (BTP) Trainee

Jonathan Tai

I am a graduate student in the Pagliarini lab where I am pursuing a dual M.D./Ph.D. as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). My research focuses on the function of mitochondrial transport proteins and the effects of transporter dysfunction on human disease. Education B.S. Biochemistry, 2014, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Honors and […]