Dr. Amit Joshi

Principal Investigator
Amit received his PhD from Dr. Miriam Greenberg’s lab at Wayne State University in Detroit. He obtained post-doctoral training in Dr. William Prinz’s lab at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda and Dr. Sarah Cohen’s lab at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. During postdoc he discovered novel family of ER membrane shaping proteins involved in biogenesis of peroxisomes and lipid droplets. He joined UTK in January 2021.

Contact: ajoshi18 AT utk DOT edu

Current Members

Manasi Apte (Jan 2021-present): Postdoctoral research associate

Claire Kaple (Jan 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Jacob Powell (Jan 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Mia Buono (May 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Shabre Eskridge (October 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Past Members

Elizabeth Jones (June 2021- July 2021): REU Undergraduate student

Timothy Simmons (October-December 2021): Rotation student

Susmita Khanal (October-December 2021): Rotation student

Liliane Nguyen (January 2021-December 2021): Undergraduate student

Nishita Gogia (December 2021- January 2022): Rotation student

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