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Our Laboratory

Focuses on understanding the regulation of the lipid metabolism at a molecular level, and elucidating how lipid signals control the intestinal tract in health and disease.

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Intestinal Stem Cell Biology

We are focused on discovering lipid signals that control intestinal stem cell activity, including in intestinal neoplasia like colorectal cancer.

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World-renowned lipid biologists

We are physically situated in the Department of Molecular Genetics, founded by Nobel laureates Mike Brown and Joe Goldstein. Current faculty of Molecular Genetics are shown.

Meet the PI

Luke Engelking, M.D., Ph.D.

Research

Meet the Lab

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