News

August 1st, 2021

NIH R35!

We are officially an NIH funded lab! Thrilled to announce award of our 5 year $1.94M R35 MIRA grant! This grant will fund our work on multicomponent mechanochemical molecular mechanisms underlying cellular actin dynamics. Multiple postdoc, technician positions open!

May 1st, 2021

First grad students join the lab!

Shekhar lab welcomes our first grad students - Ankita and Heidi, both of whom have decided to join our lab!

February 1st, 2021

Heidi joins the lab!

BCDB Heidi joins the lab for her PhD rotation!

January 10th, 2021

Hannah and Ankita join the lab!

Physics graduate students Hannah and Ankita join the lab for their 2nd rotation.

January 10th, 2021

Welcome Ignas!

Ignas Gaska joins the lab as our first postdoc. Ignas did his PhD with Scott Forth studying mechanisms of microtubule bundling with Scott Forth at RPI.

December 1st, 2020

New paper out in JCB!

Our story on twinfilin's depolymerization of actin filament barbed ends just out in Journal of Cell Biology.

October 8th, 2020

Our microscope has just been delivered!

Our new TIRF microscope has arrived!

August 1st, 2020

First day of the Shekhar lab

The Shekhar lab takes off at the Physics department at Emory University!

July 15th, 2020

Shashank speaks at the BCDB graduate program

Shashank presented lab's research program at the Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology Zoom seminar.