People

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

Liliane Nguyen (Jan 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Jacob Powell (Jan 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Mia Buono (May 2021-present): Undergraduate student

Past Members

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

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