About Our Lab

The Tu Lab is investigating how a variety of cellular processes and decisions are coordinated with metabolic state, and how the dysregulation of these mechanisms might be linked to disease and aging. 

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Featured Publications

What happens to histone acetylation during glucose and carbon starvation?

Check out how the ribosome itself can be regulated by the metabolic state of a cell

What is autophagy actually doing to metabolism?

What are the normal functions of ataxin-2, a protein linked to neurodegenerative disease?

A neat redox regulatory mechanism

Eight molecules that power cell metabolism

A surprising link between metabolism and histone methylation