Cell Biology Program

The Farese & Walther Lab

Research

The Farese & Walther laboratory investigates cellular lipid and energy metabolism, in particular the mechanisms and physiology of neutral lipid synthesis and storage in lipid droplets. More broadly the lab studies the mechanisms how cells regulate the abundance of lipids, how they store lipids to buffer fluctuation in their availability, and how these processes function in membrane biology and cell physiology, and how dysfunction of these pathways leads to diseases, including cancer, metabolic diseases, and neurodegeneration.

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    Tobias Walther
    Tobias Walther

    Chair, Cell Biology Program; Co-Primary Investigator; HHMI Investigator

    Robert Farese
    Robert Farese

    Co-Primary Investigator

    Hamed Abdi

    Visiting Investigator (HHMI)

    Yohannes Ambaw

    Research Associate

    Aaron Baublis
    Aaron Baublis

    Senior Research Technician

    Pedro Manuel Carpio Malia
    Pedro Manuel Carpio Malia

    Research Associate

    Yuxuan Han

    Research Fellow

    Chia-Wei Ken Lee

    Research Fellow

    Leehyeon Kim
    Leehyeon Kim

    Research Scholar

    Eileen Ortiz
    Eileen Ortiz

    Assistant to Dr. Walther (Chair) and Dr. Farese

    Shubham Singh
    Shubham Singh

    Research Fellow

    Brian Suarez
    Brian Suarez

    Lab Manager

    Wei Chun Tang
    Wei Chun Tang

    Visiting Investigator

    Kun Kenny Wang

    Senior Research Scientist

    Xiaojun Xiang
    Xiaojun Xiang

    Research Scholar

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