• News

    Updates from lab presentations, awards and other happy things to celebrate!

    July 2019

    The summer wrapped up with almost back-to-back-to-back poster sessions for our summer students, Maggie, Jack, Farida and Amanda. Everyone did a great job with their projects and presentations. A special shout-out to Jack for his honorable mention prize at the IMPRS poster session!

    July 2019

    Very exciting news from the NIH! Our grant on Molecular mechanisms that regulate ADAR target recognition and RNA editing in vivo has been funded by the National Institute for General Medical Sciences! It is wonderful to have 5 years of funding for our mechanistic studies of ADAR function.

    June 2018

    Awesome news from the National Science Foundation!! Our grant on RNA-mediated regulation of innate immunity is funded! Many thanks to all in the lab that have contributed to this project and excited to see how 4 years of funding will allow us to grow!

    April 2019

    Congratulations to graduate student Reshma Kurup on passing her prelim!! Great job Reshma!

    April 2019

    Excited to publish our first collaborative paper with the Lamm lab! Work to understand the developmental regulation of editing and how aberrant editing is worse than no editing -- published at Cell Reports!

    April 2019

    Congrats to adopted graduate student Reid Oshiro and Hundley lab graduate student, Suba Rajendren on the manuscript accepted at mBio!

    March 2019

    It was wonderful to attend the 2019 RNA Editing Gordon Conference! Presented some unpublished work from the lab, made a lot of new contacts and had great meetings with old friends!

    March 2019

    Heather had a wonderful visit to Iowa State University, where she presented the lab's recent work and got lots of great questions from a very engaged audience!

    December 2018

    Cell, Molecular and Cancer Biology graduate student Priyanka Mukherjee joins the Hundley lab. Welcome Priyanka!!

    November 2018

    Heather had a wonderful time visiting the undergraduates at the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Northern Kentucky University.

    November 2018

    Suba is awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to fund her remaining thesis research!! Congrats to Suba on this amazing accomplishment!

    November 2018

    Heather had a great time visiting the beautiful University of Texas at Dallas campus, talking about the lab's research and hearing about all the great research at UTD!

    October 2018

    The lab had a great time traveling to Columbus for the Rustbelt RNA meeting and everyone did a wonderful job presenting their posters!

    September 2018

    Heather presents different ways the lab has used the IUB Flow Cytometry facility at the Great Lakes Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association Annual Meeting. Many thanks for IUB-Flow Cytometry Facility Manager, Christiane Hassel, for the invitation to speak!

    September 2018

    Hundley lab graduate student Suba Rajendren and Pikaard lab graduate student Jasleen Singh present in the GCDB trainee seminar series! Great afternoon of RNA Biology!!

    August 2018

    Suba's first author manuscript on a novel mechanism for ADAR substrate recognition is accepted at Nucleic Acids Research!! Congrats to Suba, Aidan and Haider from the Hundley lab and many thanks to our collaborator Yuro Takagi-

    August 2018

    Dr. Oakes successfully defends her thesis research and graduates from Indiana University. Congrats Eimile!

    July 2018

    The last week of July wrapped up with three poster sessions---the Indy worm meeting where undergrad Olivia Abraham made her poster deput, the IU-Bloomington Office of Engaged Learning poster session where undergrad Amanda Lawson presented her summer research on ADAR3, and last but not least, the Indiana Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship poster session where (nearly) MS2 students Obi Nwosu and Anna Dudley presented their summer research and Obi took home an honorable mention prize for his poster! Thanks to all in the lab for a great summer of research-

    July 2018

    Heather attended the 2018 Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation Gordon Conference and presented a poster on the lab's work on a new mode of substrate recognition for the ADAR enzymes.

    July 2018

    The lab is awarded a Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Trust grant to gain additional preliminary data for a new project on RNA-mediated regulation of innate immune gene expression and pathogen resistance!

    June 2018

    Heather chairs the Noncoding RNA session at the 2018 C. elegans Small RNA, Pathogenesis, Aging and Metabolism meeting!

    June 2018

    Heather presented the lab's work on neural editing and chemotaxis at the C. elegans Neuro 2018 meeting.

    June 2018

    The Hundley lab welcomes undergraduate Amanda Lawson to the lab for her summer Women in STEM LLC project!

    May 2018

    Graduate student Suba Rajendren led off the talks in the RNA Editing and Modification session at the 2018 RNA Society meeting. Great job telling your exciting story on ADAR substrate RNA recognition!

    March 2018

    GCDB graduate student, Reshma Kurup joins the Hundley lab--welcome Reshma!

    March 2018

    Graduate student Suba Rajendren wins a travel award from RNA Society to attend the annual RNA Society meeting in Berkeley, California. Congrats Suba!

    February 2018

    Heather had a wonderful visit to Case Western Reserve University and presenting the lab's work at the RNA Center.

    January 2018

    Suba Rajendren is awarded the Doane and Eunice Dahl Wright fellowship for 2018. Congrats Suba!

    January 2018

    Heather visits Purdue Cancer Center to talk about the lab's recent work.

    October 2017

    Heather presents the labs' work on RNA editing in the worm nervous system to the Department of Biology at Ball State University.

    October 2017

    The Hundley lab makes the short journey to Indianapolis to attend the 2017 Rustbelt RNA meeting.

    Congrats to Suba for her honorable recognition poster prize! Great job Suba!

    October 2017

    Suba and Eimile present their research at the 2017 IUSM Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Day

    August 2017

    Congrats to Pranathi and Eimile on the publication of their Methods in Molecular Biology Chapter on Methods to Detect A-to-I RNA Editing--This is a great resource for anyone attempting to examine A-to-I RNA editing of cellular RNAs!

    September 2017

    Sarah's exciting paper on neural cell RNA-seq was accepted at eLIFE! This work wouldn't have been possible without a great collaboration with the Yeo lab and many Hundley lab members past and present (Aidan, Suba, Pranathi, Mike and Emily). Congrats to all!

    July 2017

    Eimile and Heather receive a pilot grant to identify more ADAR3 regulated targets in glioblastoma!

    July 2017

    Khorana Scholar, Britya Ghosh, finished her summer research project on RNA Editing in glioblastoma.

    June 2017

    Pranathi completes her Masters Research in Biotechnology by completing the construction of 24 RNA-seq libraries! We will miss you Pranathi-

    April 2017

    Undergraduate Haider Al-Awadi defends his undergraduate thesis research in the Chemistry Department

    April 2017

    Master's student Pranathi Vadlamani wins first place in the poster competition at the Hutton Honors College Research Symposium. Congrats Pranathi!

    March 2017

    Graduate students Suba and Eimile receive a Women in Science Travel Award from the IU Provost's Office to support their trip to the 2017 RNA Editing Gordon Research Conference in Ventura, CA.

     

    Suba was also selected to give an oral presentation at that 2017 RNA Editing Gordon Research Seminar.

     

    Congrats Suba and Eimile!

    February 2017

    Biochemistry Graduate Student, Justin Peterson joins the Hundley lab. Welcome Justin!

    February 2017

    Congrats to grad student Eimile Oakes and undergraduate student Ashley Anderson on publication of their study of the role of ADAR3 in glioblastoma in JBC!

     

    December 2016

    Dr. Sarah Deffit was awarded an NIH F32 NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship for her studies in the Hundley lab. Congrats Sarah!

    October 2016

    Thanks to Pranathi, Suba, Haider and Eimile on helping to introduce our Brownie troop visitors to science in the Hundley lab (and liquid nitrogen!)

    October 2016

    The Hundley lab enjoyed a journey to the 2016 Rustbelt RNA meeting in Cleveland Ohio with postdoc, Sarah Deffit, presenting her exciting neural editing data in an oral presentation and Suba, Eimile, Pranathi and Haider presenting posters.

    September 2016

    Graduate student Suba Rajendren passes her prelim- Congrats Suba!

    August 2016

    Heather is awarded the Bergmann Prize from the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation. In addition, the Lamm and Hundley labs are awarded a joint research grant from the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation to study the developmental regulation of editing in C. elegans.

    June 2016

    STEM Summer Scholar Emilia Oben, a junior undergraduate from Jackson State University, joins the Hundley lab for a summer research experience. Welcome Emilia!

    May 2016

    Emilie presents her thesis research at the Simon Cancer Research Day in Indianapolis.

    May 2016

    Sarah is awarded a CTSI Postdoc Challenge grant to perform pilot studies at the IUB-Flow Cytometry Core and the IUB- Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics. Congrats Sarah!

    March 2016

    Haider is awarded the Robert and Marjorie Mann Scholarship to continue his undergraduate project in the lab this summer. Congrats Haider!

    March 2016

    Ashley is awarded the STEM Summer Scholars Institute scholarship to continue her undergraduate project in the lab this summer. Congrats Ashley!

    February 2016

    IUB-undergraduate, Pranathi Vadlamani joins the lab to get a head start on her biotechnology master’s project. Welcome Pranathi!

    December 2015

    Emilie presents her thesis research at the American Society for Cell Biology meeting in San Diego.

    December 2015

    Dr. Washburn defends his thesis research and graduates from Indiana University. Congrats Mike!