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Welcome to the Ioannou Lab!

We use a combination of biochemistry and quantitative microscopy to study the mechanisms of lipid transport and metabolism in the brain.

Ioannou Lab News:

2021-06-21: Check out our new review on ‘Lipid Droplets in the Nervous System’ in JCB https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.202102136

2021-04-01: Wendy was awarded a prestigious NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award!

2021-02-16: Maria is selected as a 2021 Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience https://www.ualberta.ca/folio/2021/02/u-of-a-neuroscientist-recognized-with-prestigious-sloan-research-fellowship.html

2021-01-21: Read Maria’s contribution to JCB’s People & Ideas article on setting up a research lab during the pandemic https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.202012131

2020-10-27: Isha was awarded a SynAD ADRD Trainee Grant!

2020-09-24: Maria’s essay on fatty acid transport in the brain is out https://rdcu.be/b7GG4

2020-07-20: The lab publishes our first paper on extracellular vesicles https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-68436-x

2020-07-15: The lab welcomes Dr. Jinlan Chang, our new Research Associate!

2020-07-08: The lab attends the FASEB Lipid Droplet Conference