Investigations of the Host-Pathogen Interactions

  • Welcome Declan!

    A big welcome is needed to our newest lab member, Declan. He is an freshman Biochemistry major with a personal interest in science and law and one day hopes to pursue both a PhD and JD to do patent law. While he will not have a defined project this semester, he will be exposed to…

  • First grant FUNDED!

    The Heisler lab is excited to say that our inaugural grant, a Duquesne seed grant investigating dreaded diseases, has been funded! This will us to explore the role of proteins in the intracellular lifecycle of Listeria and establish a novel platform for exploring protein-protein interactions here at Duquesne.

  • Welcome Brianne!

    The Heisler lab is excited to be add a new student this upcoming spring, Brianne. She is an undergraduate Biochemistry major interested in getting hands-on experience in a research lab.

  • First Independent Grant Submitted!

    Today, we submitted our first independent grant! Fingers are crossed we get it! On to more protocol and grant writing!

  • Welcome Ryan!

    The Heisler lab will be adding a new student this upcoming spring, Ryan. He is an undergraduate Biochemistry major with a personal interest in immunology and the immune response. He will join the project focused a family of uncharacterized proteins from Listeria!