LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103
Diana Cruz-Topete, PhD
PhD, Biochemistry (2008) - University of Notre Dame
Post-Doctoral Fellow, (2011) - Edison Biotechnology Institute
Congratulations to Shripa Amatya! She has been selected to receive a travel award to attend the Early Career Forum which is held in conjunction with the Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held March 28-31, 2020 in San Francisco. Congratulations Shripa!
Shripa is a graduate assistant in the Cruz Laboratory in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology.
- Burford,N.G., Kamberov, L.A.D, Amatya, S., Orr, A.W., Cidlowski, J.A., and Cruz-Topete, D (2019) Glucocorticoid Receptor inhibition of ER- Transcriptional Regulation of Serotonin Receptor 2B in Cardiomyocytes leads to increased Cell Death in response to Hypoxia/Reoxygenation. J Biol Chem. In preparation.
- Cruz-Topete, D*, Oakley, R.H., Burford, N.G., Trosclair, K., Watts, N.M., Glasscock, E., Dominic, P., Myers, P.H., Xu, X., and Cidlowski, J.A.* (2019) Deletion of the Cardiomyocyte Glucocorticoid Receptor leads to Sexually Dimorphic Changes in Cardiac Gene Expression and Progression to Heart Failure. JAHA. 2019 Aug 6;8(15):e011012. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.011012. Epub 2019 Jul 17.
- Oakley RH, Cruz-Topete D, He Bo, Foley FJ, Myers PH, Gomez-Sanchez C, Chambon P, Willis MS, Cidlowski JA. Imbalanced Stress Signaling in Cardiomyocytes Regulates Heart Disease. Science Signaling 2019. 2019 Apr 16;12(577). pii: eaau9685. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aau9685.
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While we are not currently recruiting Post-doctoral Fellows, quality candidates will always be considered. To enquire about opportunities, contact Dr. Cruz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate students interested in conducting research in the Cruz lab should review the current laboratory research directions and contact Dr. Cruz at email@example.com.
Undergraduate Research Assistants
We are not currently hiring any additional undergraduates. However, positions can become available during the summer.
Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows
The Cruz laboratory has a number of research projects available for any Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows. Those interested in learning more about research opportunities in the Cruz lab should contact Dr. Cruz directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.