October 26, 2020
James is announced as the Guest Editor for the J Cell Science Special Issue on the Cell Biology of Lipids. See accompanying editorial.
October 06, 2020
Melissa's review "Protein Quality Control and Lipid Droplet Metabolism" is now online in Ann Rev Cell Dev Biol. Congrats!
July 06, 2020
Melissa's paper highlighting the impact of ER shape on lipid droplet nucleation is online in Current Biology. Congrats!
June 16, 2020
ASCB announces James as the recipient of the 2020 Günter Blobel Early Career Award! Congrats!
May 02, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Milton To on the completion of his thesis! We will miss you and we wish you all the best at your new position as a Scientist at Amunix!
March 30, 2020
Welcome to our new postdoctoral fellow Dr. Kirandeep Deol. We are excited have you as part of our team!
March 09, 2020
Our collaborative paper with Jacob Corn's lab employing a CRISPRi screen to decipher mechanisms of ER-phagy is now online in Cell.
February 05, 2020
James selected as a recipient of a Miller Institute Professorship Award
January 31, 2020
A Viewpoint in Biochemistry highlights our recent discovery of a new ferroptosis suppressing pathway.
January 26, 2020
Welcome to our two new undergraduate researchers, Cody and Emilee!
January 13, 2020
Zhipeng and Sarah's News and Views is now online in Nature Chemical Biology. This perspective highlights a paper showing that identifies enzymatically regulated phase partitioning at lipid droplets as a drug bioactivation mechanism
January 07, 2020
A Preview in Cell Metabolism highlights our recent discovery of FSP1 in regulating CoQ and ferroptosis
November 26, 2019
A Research Highlight in Cell Research discusses our recent discovery of FSP1 in preventing ferroptosis
November 18, 2019
Our work on FSP1 and ferroptosis is highlighted in Nature Chemical Biology
November 05, 2019
Awesome lab retreat in Honolulu Hawaii! :D
November 01, 2019
Olzmann lab members Milton, Sarah, Melissa, and Joe all presented their research at SACNAS conference in Honolulu Hawaii. Congrats to Melissa on her award fo an outstanding oral presentation!
October 21, 2019
Kirill's paper in Nature was highlighted in a terrific News & Views from Brent Stockwell
Kirill's paper describing a new pathway that suppresses ferroptosis in cancer is now online in Nature
August 13, 2019
James presented on lipid droplets and lipotoxicity at the Kern Meeting in Colorado
July 08, 2019
Our collaborative manuscript with Dan Nomura and Roberto Zoncu "Covalent targeting of the vacuolar H+-ATPase activates autophagy via mTORC1 inhibition" is now online in Nature Chemical Biology.
July 03, 2019
James was named as a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
July 01, 2019
Sarah's comment paper highlight a study examining ER membrane asymmetric surface tension and directional lipid droplet budding is now online in Developmental Cell. Congrats!
June 20, 2019
It's official, James has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! Congrats!
Sarah's F31 NRSA fellowship was selected for funding by NIGMS! Congrats!
June 17, 2019
Our collaborative manuscript with Dan Nomura describing the anti-cancer mechanism of the natural compound nimbolide and developing a new RNF114 degrader is now online in Nature Chemical Biology.
May 27, 2019
Kirill's protocol describing the analysis of lipid droplet proteomes using proximity labeling proteomics is now online in Methods in Molecular Biology
May 20, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Truc Nguyen and Dr. Emily Lingeman on completing their graduate studies!!!
May 09, 2019
Our collaborative manuscript with Dan Nomura examining the anti-cancer effects of the natural compound parthenolide is now online in Cell Chemical Biology.
May 07, 2019
Melissa and Sarah received the departmental Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards. Great job!
April 24, 2019
Milton received the UC Berkeley Ellsworth C. Dougherty Memorial Award. Congrats!
April 20, 2019
Welcome to our two newest Metabolic Biology graduate students, Joe Hendricks and Alyssa Mathiowetz!
April 18, 2019
Milton received a University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship. Congrats!
April 06, 2019
Barbara Shvareva joined the lab as an Undergraduate Research Assistant. Welcome! title...
April 09, 2019
James spoke at a Ferroptosis mini-symposium at UCSF
March 01, 2019
James received a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator Award! Congrats!
March 18, 2019
Truc's comment paper highlighting two recent studies on the identity and functions of ER-lipid droplet tethers is now online in the Journal of Cell Biology
February 25, 2019
Our collaborative manuscript with Jacob Corn's lab employing CRISPR screening to decipher the mechanisms of ER-phagy is now on bioRxiv.
February 15, 2019
Our collaborative manuscript with Dan Nomura examining the anti-cancer mechanism of parthenolide is now on bioRxiv.
January 24, 2019
Our collaborative paper with Scott Dixon on the impact of monounsaturated fatty acids on ferroptosis is out in Cell Chemical Biology
January 21, 2019
Huge congrats to Melissa on having her NRSA selected for funding by NIDDK! Nice job Melissa!
January 04, 2019
James presented a seminar on the lab's research at the UCSF Cancer Center Seminar Series
December 16, 2018
Wonderful Olzmann lab holiday party. Happy holidays everyone!
December 06, 2018
Our review on "Lipid droplet dynamics and functions" is now online in Nature Reviews in Molecular Cell Biology
November 28, 2018
Milton presented his research on ER-associated degradation and protein quantity control at the annual UC Berkeley Comparative Biochemistry Symposium
November 15, 2018
James presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).
November 08, 2018
James presented a seminar on the lab's lipid droplet research at San Francisco State Univeristy
October 30, 2018
James presented a seminar on the lab's lipid droplet research at the University of Zurich
October 24, 2018
James presented at the EMBO "Endoplasmic reticulum function in health and disease" meeting in Lucca Italy
October 21, 2018
Zhipeng's comment paper highlighting a studying employing proteomic mapping of subcellular reorganization is now online in Developmental Cell.
September 26, 2018
James was selected as one of Emory University's 40 under forty
September 20, 2018
James presented a seminar on the lab's research in the Johns Hopkins Cell Biology Department
September 05, 2018
James presented a seminar about lipid droplet biology during the UC Berkeley Metabolic Biology seminar series
August 22, 2018
Our article "ABRCMS and SACNAS: Building a Bridge to Cell Biology through Mentorship and Community" is now in the August issue of the ASCB Post
July 21, 2018
Successful lab retreat down in Santa Cruz! :D
June 26, 2018
James received a 2018 Junior Investigator Award from the Journal of Lipid Research. The award was presented at the FASEB Lipid droplet meeting in Steamboat Springs CO.
June 29, 2018
James, Kirill, and Melissa presented research at the FASEB conference "Lipid Droplets on the Move from Health to Disease" in Steamboat Springs CO
June 15, 2018
James attended the first meeting of the Alliance to Catalyze Change for Equity in Stem Success (ACCESS) at the HHMI headquarters
May 12, 2018
Jada, Erica, and Leana graduated. Congratulations!!
May 18, 2018
Truc received the E.L. Robert Stokstad Memorial Fund Award. Congrats!
May 11, 2018
Kirill presented on his research in the UC Berkeley Cellular Quality Control Supergroup
May 10, 2018
Melissa passed her oral qualifying exam! Congrats Melissa!
May 01, 2018
Milton and Edmond's ERAD VISTA paper is featured in the current issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell and Truc's image is on the cover!
James presented a seminar on the lab's lipid droplet research at Tsinghua University in Beijing China
April 15, 2018
Truc received a University of California Dissertation Fellowship. Congrats!
April 04, 2018
Kirill's comment paper on lipid droplet proteome crosstalk with ER-associated protein degradation pathways is now online in Contact. Congrats Kirill!
April 02, 2018
Welcome to our new postdoctoral fellow Dr. Zhipeng Li! Zhipeng recently graduated from the Mayo Clinic where he studied the molecular mechanisms underlying the selective autophagic degradation of lipid droplets (aka lipophagy)
February 26, 2018
Edmond and Milton's paper on a proteomic strategy to identify endogenous ERAD substrates was accepted for publication in Molecular Biology of the Cell. Congrats team!
January 12, 2018
James presented the lab's research on lipid droplets at Stanford University
December 19, 2017
MIlton passed his oral qualifying exam! Congrats Milton!
December 08, 2017
Truc's paper is featured in the Best of Developmental Cell 2017 Special Issue! Congrats Truc!