Butterworth Lab Department of Cell Biology University of Pittsburgh
Butterworth LabDepartment of Cell BiologyUniversity of Pittsburgh

Latest News

Postdoc position open. Email Mike for more information

Highlights from the past 3 years

2022 (April) - EB to be held in person in Philly (fingers crossed). Corinne to presnet a poster and talk

2021 (Sept) - Paige Newman joins the lab. Welcome Paige!

2021 (May) - R01 renewed! We are HIRING! Postdoctoral position will be advertised, but interested candidates should reach out!

2021 (April) - Mike concludes his term as vice-chair of the APS Cell and Molecular Physiology Section after a virtual EB meeting

2021 (Feb) -  Review published in Mol. Cell Endocrinol.

2020 (Nov) - Mike receives AHA Innovative Project Award (2 years of funding from 2021-2022)

2020 (Sept) - FASEB J. paper published

2020          - Scientific meetings all go virtual (EB 2020, 2021, ASN 2020)

2020 (May) - Bailey graduates (virtually) and leaves the lab (and Pitt) amid the pandemic lockdown. Good luck Bailey, hopefully 2021 is better! 

 

Upcoming events

- EB to be held IN PERSON! Mike and Corinne to attend. Corinne to present

- New Postdoc position open. Email if you want more information (michael7@pitt.edu).

Funding

A) Current funding   

1) NIH: R01 (DK102843) 2015-2025. Role of microRNAs in kidney sodium regulation. PI 

2) NIH: R01 (GM122091) 2017-2021. Altered Biosynthesis and Function of ABCC6 in Systemic Mineralization Disorders. Co-I (PI: P.Thibodeau)

3) AHA: Innovative Project Award (20IPA35340007) 01/2021-12/2022. Monitoring microRNA function in living cells. PI 

 

B) Other              

5) NIH (T32) (DK091202) 2020-2025. Research Training in Pediatric Nephrology (Training Faculty. PI Bates).

6) NIH (T32) (DK061296) 2019-2024. Renal and Epithelial Biology Training Program. (Training Faculty. PI Kleyman) 

7) NIH (T32) (GM133353) 2020-2025. Interinstitutional Program in Cell and Molecular Biology (Training Faculty. PI Murray, Linstedt, Brodsky). 

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Michael Butterworth, PhD