October 14, 2021
New Lab Member!
Welcome research associate Eden Teferi to the lab!
September 24, 2021
New Review Publication!
Polycomb Repressive Complex(es) and Their Role in Adult Stem Cells
Pooja Flora, Gil Dalal, Idan Cohen, and Elena Ezhkova
September 21, 2021
New Lab Member!
Welcome Postdoctoral Fellow Radhika Rao to the lab!
September 15, 2021
Elena and Meng Yen were interviewed by MedicalResearch about our recent publication in
Developmental Cell. Thanks to MedicalResearch for giving us this opportunity!
The interview can be found at this link: https://medicalresearch.com/author-interviews/mt-sinai-researchers-explore-polycomb-induced-skin-pigmentation-without-uv-light/58113/
September 14, 2021
Elena chatted with HCPLive about our recent publication on epigenetic regulation of epidermal pigmentation. The interview can be found using this link: https://www.hcplive.com/view/elena-ezhkova-phd-epigenetic-changes-uv-exposure
September 1, 2021
UV-induced reduction in Polycomb repression promotes epidermal pigmentation
Meng-Yen Li, Pooja Flora, Hong Pu, Carmit Bar, Jose Silva, Idan Cohen, Phillip M Galbo Jr, Hequn Liu, Xufen Yu, Jian Jin, Haruhiko Koseki, John A D'Orazio, Deyou Zheng, Elena Ezhkova
September 1, 2021
New Grant in the Lab!
Congratulations Meagan for receiving an NIH/NIAMS Diversity Supplement Award!
August 28, 2021
SJS/TEN Conference Talk
Elena gave a virtual talk at the SJS/TEN 2021 Conference. The title of her talk was “The role of epigenomics in skin health and inflammation.”
June 30, 2021
Thesis Proposal Defense
Congratulations to Madison for successfully defending her thesis proposal. Madison is now officially a PhD candidate!
June 7, 2021
GRC Webinar Talk
Meng Yen gave a talk at the GRC Series Webinar. The title of his talk was “UV-induced reduction in Polycomb repression promotes epidermal pigmentation.”
April 8, 2021
UPenn Epigenetics Institute Seminar
Elena gave a virtual seminar at the UPenn Epigenetics Institute. The title of her talk was “Epidermal Stem Cell and Their Epigenetic Regulation."
March 9, 2021
NYC Chromatin Club
Congratulations Carmit for presenting at NYC chromatin club and winning a CUTANA CUT&RUN kit for an outstanding presentation!
Polycomb complexes redundantly maintain epidermal stem cell identity during development
Idan Cohen* , Carmit Bar*, Hequn Liu, Victor J Valdes, Dejian Zhao, Phillip M Galbo Jr, Jose M Silva, Haruhiko Koseki, Deyou Zheng, Elena Ezhkova
New Graduate Student
Welcome, Meagan Branch!
New Review article
Regulatory mechanisms governing epidermal stem cell function during development and homeostasis
Pooja Flora, Elena Ezhkova
Congratulations Carmit for winning the Arthur Cederbaum mentoring by a graduate student award!
Achievement award ceremony is going virtual! May 14, 2020 3:00pm
Congratulations Pooja for winning the NYSTEM training grant for stem cell biology December 17, 2019
BFSCI Skin Club
We were proud to be a part of the BFSCI Skin Club organizing committee!
December 9, 2019, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New Graduate student
Welcome, Madison Weber!
Congratulations Carmit for winning the BFSCI Skin Club best poster presentation! December 9, 2019, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Congratulations to Carmit for the publication "Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 Controls Maintenance of Fungiform Papillae by Repressing Sonic Hedgehog Expression"
Congratulations to Idan and Carmit for fantastic talks at the GRS and GRC on Epidermal Differentiation and Keratinization
Idan Cohen presented at the GRC.
Carmit Bar presented at the GRS
Idan Cohen presents at the GRC.
Carmit Bar presents at the GRS
July 6-12, The Jordan hotel at Sunday River, ME