Dec 1st 2020


Oct 1st 2020

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Truman lab in collaboration with Cristina Bonorino's Lab make it to the front cover of FEBS J with their article "Divergent post-translational modificationsof recombinant proteins in differentexpression hosts alters protein function".

Sep 1st  2020


Truman lab is awarded an R15 grant to study the interplay of ER chaperones and the DNA damage response. We are very grateful for the support!

July 29th 2020


Happy 5th Birthday to the Truman Lab! Wow time has gone by fast! 2 NIH grants and 23 papers published, 2 students graduated! Here's hoping for many more successful years!

July 29th 2020

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Congratulations to Nitika, Jacob, Laura and Jade on their new publication in Scientific Reports "Chemogenomic screening identifies the Hsp70 co-chaperone DNAJA1 as a hub for anticancer drug resistance".

July 15th 2020

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Congratulations to Laura Knighton for successfully defending her PhD! So excited for her new career as a Scientific Consultant at Life Science Dynamics in Boston!

Dec 15th 2019


It took 4 years, but Truman lab finally won an award for the holiday door decoration!

July 29th 2019

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Truman lab celebrates Dr. Truman's 40th Birthday !

Apr 12th 2019


Truman lab was honored to host Dr. Daniel Klionsky! He gave a wonderful talk on Autophagy!

Jun 1st 2018


Congratulations Nitika for being awarded a Sigma XI grant!

Mar 23rd 2018


congratulations to Nitika and Jacob for winning prizes at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) Catalyst Research Symposium.  Nitika won honorable mention for the PhD/Post-doc category and Jacob won first prize in the undergraduate category. Jacob, enjoy your shiny new IPad-you deserve it!

Jan 31st 2018


Jill Waller passed her Master's proposal defense-she did a great job! She is leaving to go to PA school. Good luck Jill!

Sep 16th 2017

Congratulations to Nitika-her paper "Endogenous Epitope Tagging of Heat Shock Protein 70 Isoform Hsc70 using CRISPR/Cas9" has been accepted for publication in the journal Cell Stress and Chaperones!

May 26th 2017


The Truman and Chi labs enjoyed a stomach stretching meal at Persis Indian restaurant!

Apr 21st 2017


Congratulations to Monse and Isaac who took home multiple awards at the Undergraduate Research Symposium! Monse won the award for best poster presentation in Biological Sciences and Isaac won Honorable mention for poster presentation in Biological Sciences and the 2nd place for the Atkins Award (an award open to the entire University!)

May 31st 2017


The Truman lab is awarded its first NIH grant an R15 on Hsp70 phosphorylation in cancer!

Jan 15th 2017


The Truman Lab welcomes Laura Knighton who is returning to the lab as a PhD student!

Oct 1st 2016


The Truman lab welcomes two new students! Nitika is joining us as a PhD student and Jill Waller will be working towards her Master's degree.

May 9th 2016

Congratulations to Laura Knighton for winning the best undergraduate poster award at the Biology Symposium!  Laura presented "Molecular Characterization of the RNR-Chaperone Complex".

August 15th 2015

Truman lab officially opens!

Apr 5th 2016


Congratulations to Monserrat Cuevas for being accepted into the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program! She will be working over the Summer in the Truman Lab studying the cell cycle and autophagy-mediated control of Hsp70 phosphorylation.

Oct 22nd 2015

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Looking pretty bare, but equipment is arriving!