David Vaux - Lab team

David Vaux - Lab team



Dr Lisa Lindqvist, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, BSc(Hons) McGill PhD McGill

Project: Bax/Bak independent functions of Bcl-2 and Bcl-x

Key Publication: Lindqvist LM, Heinlein M, Huang DC, Vaux DL. Prosurvival Bcl-2 family members affect autophagy only indirectly, by inhibiting Bax and Bak. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 10;111(23):8512-7. PMID: 24912196


Dr Hoanh Tran, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, BSc(Hons) Melb PhD Friedrich Mischer

Project: Steroid and growth factor-regulated growth and death pathways

Key Publication: Tran H, Hamada F, Schwarz-Romond T, Bienz M. Trabid, a new positive regulator of Wnt-induced transcription with preference for binding and cleaving K63-linked ubiquitin chains. Genes Dev. 2008 Feb 15;22(4):528-42 PMID: 18281465


Dr Boris Reljic, Postdoctoral Fellow, BSc Ruhr MSc Ruhr PhD LaTrobe

Project: Regulation of Bax activation

Key Publication: Reljic B, Conos S, Lee EF, Garnier JM, Dong L, Lessene G, Fairlie WD, Vaux DL, Lindqvist LM. BAX-BAK1-independent LC3B lipidation by BH3 mimetics is unrelated to BH3 mimetic activity and has only minimal effects on autophagic flux. Autophagy. 2016 Jul 2. 12(7):1083-93. PMID: 27172402


Dr Li Dong, Research Assistant, MSc XJMU PhD GUCAS

Project: Genetic screening using CrispR/cas9 library in mouse cells

Key Publication: Dong L, Jin L, Tseng HY, Wang CY, Wilmott JS, Yosufi B, Yan XG, Jiang CC, Scolyer RA, Zhang XD, Guo ST. Oncogenic Suppression of PHLPP1 in Human Melanoma. Oncogene. 2013 PMID: 24121273


Cathrine Hall, Research Assistant, BSc La Trobe