Lab Member News

Fabian Hoelzgen, Thuy T. P. Nguyen, Elina Klukin, Mohamed Boumaiza, Ayush K. Srivastava, Elizabeth Y. Kim, Ran Zalk, Anat Shahar, Sagit Cohen-Schwartz, Esther G. Meyron-Holtz, Fadi Bou-Abdallah, Joseph D. Mancias, Gabriel A. Frank. Nature Communications volume 15, Article number: 3802 (2024).

Ayush K. Srivastava, Aliaksandra A. Reutovich, Nathan J. Hunter, Paolo Arosio, Fadi Bou‑Abdallah. Ferritin microheterogeneity, subunit composition, functional, and physiological implications. Nature, Scientific Reports (2023) 13:19862,

Reutovich, A.A., Srivastava, A.A., Arosio, P., Bou-Abdallah, F. Ferritin Nanocages as Efficient Nanocarriers and Promising Platforms for COVID-19 and Other Vaccines Development. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2023, 1867 (3), 130288

SUNY Potsdam Press Release


Sasha: SUNY Potsdam Provost’s Award for Excellence in Student Research (2021)

Ayush: Best Graduate Poster Presentation at the 2021 NNY section of ACS 11th Annual Research Symposium (2nd place).

Cass: Best Undergraduate Poster Award at the 2021 NNY section of ACS 11th Annual Research Symposium (2nd Place)

Ruth: Frederick B. Kilmer Research Award 2021 (1st place)

SUNY Potsdam 2021 Learning and Research Fair Award Winners


Summer Research

Summer 2021: Aliaksandra Reutovich, Gideon Smith, Cassidy Welch conducted 10 weeks of summer research investigating ferritin structure-function relations, supported by NIH and NSF grants, the Kilmer Undergraduate Research and The Lougheed Applied Learning programs at SUNY Potsdam. Nathan Hunter (BS Biology) joined the lab in August 2020 as a Graduate Research Assistant.

Summer 2020: Aliaksandra Reutovich, Gideon Smith, and Kelly Bertrand conducted summer research (10, 10 and 4 weeks, respectively) investigating ferritin structure-function relationships, supported by NIH and NSF grants, and by an Eppley Foundation for research grant.

Summer 2019: Aliaksandra Reutovich, Gideon Smith, Jarisa Escalante conducted 4 weeks of summer research (July 29- August 30, 2019), supported by a CSTEP summer research award, a Kilmer apprenticeship, and a Henry-Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award. 

Summer 2018: Nicholas Flint, Heidi Kreckel, and Aiden Farragher-Gnadt conducted 4 weeks of summer research (May 21 - June 22, 2018) supported by Kilmer Undergraduate Research Grants, a CSTEP Summer Research Award, and by an NIH R15 research grant.

Summer 2017: John Paliakkara, Alaa Farghli, Kedwin Ventura, and Daniel Coelho conducted summer research (May 22 - June 22, and August 14 - August 25, 2017) supported by Kilmer Undergraduate Research Grants and CSTEP Summer Research Awards