Almost every aspect of eukaryotic cellular life is regulated by ubiquitin, a small "ubiquitious" protein that can be appended onto other proteins. In the Rape Lab at UC Berkeley, we use a variety of biochemical, biophysical, and cellular techniques to understand ubiquitin and its role in regulating fundamental processes in development and disease. We are a part of the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) department at UC Berkeley and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
6-25-17Congratulations to Jowa for winning the Outstanding Scholar MCB Departmental award!
5-1-17We welcome Regina to the lab!
3-4-17David was awarded an NIH/NIGMS Kirschstein Fellowship!
2-01-17We welcome the visiting scholar Billy Tsai from the University of Michigan to the lab!
10-31-16We welcome Diane to the lab!
10-25-16We welcome the Master's students Deniz and Julia to the lab!
10-06-16Colleen and David's paper was published in Cell!
09-1-16Eugene was awarded a Siebel Stem Cell postdoctoral fellowship!