February 2016

New Paper Published

The Heit lab, along with our collaborators in the Ferguson lab, have published a new study today in the journal Cell Signalling. This paper investigates the processes by which the internalization of a neurological receptor – CRFR1 – is regulated. This regulatory process may be important, and improper CRFR1 regulation is associated with some forms of metal illness. …

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Graduate Student Positions Available!

The Heit lab is currently looking to fill three graduate student vacancies, starting in either May or September of 2016. The available positions are: Biophysics of phagocyte receptor diffusion and phagocyte force generation. Students with a background in biophysics, physics, biochemistry or cell biology would be best suited for this position. Efferocytic receptor biology. This …

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