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About Our Lab

The Tu Lab is interested in the study of how epigenetic modifications on chromatin, mRNA translation, mitochondrial functions, and autophagy are coordinated with the metabolic state of the cell.

Featured Publications

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

Could this be a fundamental function of TORC1 and explain the role of its negative regulation?

Check out how a PUF RNA-binding protein switches the fate of its target mRNA transcripts