February 22, 2015

Congratulations to Wei Dai for winning a cash prize for her poster at the MCDB retreat yesterday!

October 07, 2014

What an honor! Wow it has been a good year for the Montell Lab. For more details, click on one of the links below.

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Denise Montell elected to ASCB council
May 29, 2014

Four members were elected to three-year terms on the ASCB Council beginning in 2015:

Tony Hyman, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
Ira Mellman, Genentech Inc. and UCSF
Denise J. Montell, University of California, Santa Barbara
Samara L. Reck-Peterson, Harvard Medical School

Here is Denise's 100 word candidate's statement

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May 28, 2014

The UCSB Emeriti Association judges awarded Thomas Sun Second Place in the category of Science & Engineering, for the poster project titled “Epithelial Polarity Proteins in Cell Migration”, which was presented at the Undergrad Research Colloquium on May 20, 2014. 

Thanks to Shirin Pocha for outstanding mentorship.

May 22, 2014

The College of Creative Studies has selected Thomas Kenney for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats Thomas!

Sensing Tension on E-cadherin in vivo
May 10, 2014

Look for the paper in the May 22nd issue...

Danfeng Cai, Shann-Ching Chen, Mohit Prasad, Li He, Xiaobo Wang, Valerie Choesmel-Cadamuro, Jessica K. Sawyer, Gaudenz Danuser and Denise J. Montell

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Hogan Tang & Denise Montell
April 16, 2014

Our lab's image of a whole fruit fly ovary has been selected for display at the Dulles Airport, together with other arresting images of cells. The collection was chosen and assembled by ASCB, the American Society for Cell Biology, and will appear from June to November 2014. Who knew we were artists!

January 03, 2014

With the discovery of a novel cell process called anastasis, UC Santa Barbara biologist Denise Montell has taken a giant step forward in developing fundamentally new approaches to regenerative medicine.

Her research, which holds promise in establishing revolutionary therapies for the treatment of heart disease, degenerative diseases and cancer, has received a huge boost in the form of a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation.

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