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Liam P. Coyne awarded a 4-year NIA (National Institute on Aging) predoctoral fellowship.

August 2018

Implications of mPOS for neurodegeneration - review article published.

March 2018

An article by Coyne, L.P. and Chen, X.J., entitled "mPOS - a novel trigger of cell death with implications for neurodegeneration" is published in a special issue of FEBS Lett. focusing on ROS and Mitochondria in Modulating Nervous System Function. (FEBS Lett. 592:759-775).

New article on mPOS in human cells featured on the cover of MBoC

May 2019

A paper entitled “Mitochondrial Carrier Protein Overloading and Misfolding Induce Aggresome and Proteostatic Adaptations in the Cytosol”, by Yaxin Liu*, Xiaowen Wang*, Liam P. Coyne* (*equal contributions), Yuan Yang, Yue Qi, Frank A. Middleton and Xin Jie Chen, was published in the journal Molecular Biology of the Cell. The paper was featured on the cover of the journal, and was selected for a highlight in the American Society of Cell Biology Newsletter.


New students joining the lab.

June 2020
We welcome Arnav Rana and Nicholas Brennan who join the Chen lab to fulfill the Ph.D portion of their MD/Ph.D degree.


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