Alec Millner, 3rd-year PhD student in Prof. Atilla's group
First author publication: Untargeted Lipidomics Highlight the Depletion of Deoxyceramides during Therapy-Induced Senescence, PROTEOMICS (2020).
My research focuses on elucidating lipid involvement in cellular senescence. An improved understanding of lipid function has the potential to introduce druggable lipid-related protein targets, paving the way for new therapeutic strategies.
I enjoy being part of a diverse and friendly department along with the many collaborative research opportunities. I also feel fortunate to have an advisor who is knowledgeable in both mass spectrometry and cell biology and has really helped me become a better chemist and writer.
Outside of lab, I enjoy music, watching sports and trying some of the many restaurants and breweries Buffalo has to offer.