Author: Jessica Lao

2018 Yeast Genetics Meeting recap

2018 Yeast Genetics Meeting recap

The 2018 Yeast Genetics Meeting (#Yeast18) was held in August at Stanford University in Palo Alto. I learned about the latest developments in research and advances in tools and technology, reconnected with former colleagues, and established new connections and...
CFTR-pancreatitis PerlQuest update

CFTR-pancreatitis PerlQuest update

In our previous CFTR-pancreatitis blog post, I discussed our plan of action for developing yeast models of pancreatitis-associated CFTR variants as a part of our Pancreatitis PerlQuest partnership with Mission: Cure. In this post, I will share with you the progress...
An update on PMM2-CDG yeast models

An update on PMM2-CDG yeast models

Drug repurposing screen in haploid PMM2-CDG yeast models During Stage 1 of our PerlQuest partnership with Maggie’s Cure, we generated haploid PMM2-CDG yeast models of three  pathogenic variants: F119L, R141H, and V231M. We expressed these variants in the yeast...
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