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FlexcellNatureCongratulations to the Lab of Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, for publishing paper, titled “Mechanical stretching induces global transcriptional and posttranscriptional transitions and changes in SR proteins in muscle cells.”, in the journal Communications Biology.

Jimena Giudice, Ph.D.

Nature CommunicationsThe work from the Giudice Lab’s team was mainly driven by Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) graduate student, Emma R. Hinkle, first co-author of the paper, who also defended her Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) thesis on 9/23/2022. Eric Blue, M.Sc., Lab Manager, and Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, who also collaborated with Dr. Giudice’s Lab in the work, are co-authors in the paper. The team was also invited to contribute to the “Behind The Papers” section of the September 19, 2022 Nature blog.