July 1st, 2017
Dr. Mary Papadaki received a post-doctoral fellowship award from the American Heart Association that will support her research on methylglyoxal modifications in the myofilament for the next two years!

May 15th, 2017
Lizhuo Ai will be joining the lab as our first graduate student!

April 1st, 2017
Thanks to an NIH R01, the lab begins work on GSK-3b signaling in the ischemic heart.

March 6th, 2017
Edith Perez, M.S. has joined the lab as a Research Assistant.

November 22nd, 2016
Dr. Mary Papadaki's abstract was selected for an oral presentation for the Biophysical Society 61st Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

November 14th, 2016
Dr. Kirk recorded a podcast for a recent paper on heart rate modulation in American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. Listen to it here!

October 8th, 2016
The annual Saving tiny Hearts gala was held at the Ritz Carlton Chicago. It is a fantastic fundraising event for an excellent cause. It was also a lot of fun.

October 3rd, 2016
Chutima Rattanasopa, our visiting graduate student from Mahidol University in Thailand has returned home to defend her PhD. Good luck and we'll miss you.

June 29th, 2016
The Department won a Thermo LTQ Orbitrap for the Proteomics Core from GenTech! Thanks to Mohit Kumar, a graduate student for getting his name drawn.

June 18th - 22nd, 2016
The lab attended the 5th Bi-Annual Myofilament Meeting in Madison, WI. Dr. Mary Papadaki presented a poster and gave a great talk at the Early Career Day! Dr. Jonathan Kirk gave a talk at the main meeting and included a story about goats.

June 1st, 2016
Joe Reda, an undergraduate bioengineer student at University of Miami has joined us for the summer. We're glad to have you, Joe!

March 8th, 2016
Our image was selected for the cover for the Review Issue of Proteomics. Check it out!


March 1st, 2016
Scientific American has an article on our PITA paper in their March issue! Click here to read it.

January 27th, 2016
The lab moved to the research building, the Center for Translational Research and Education

December 23rd, 2015
Our paper came out in Science: Translational Medicine today! 

December 1st, 2015
Dr. Mary Papadaki has joined the lab as our first post-doc! 

August 17th, 2015
Marisa Stachowski, MS has joined the lab! Now its not just Jonathan sitting alone in a lab.

July 1st, 2015
The lab opens!