Harris Lab

As part of the Department of Pharmacology the Harris Lab investigates how adipose plays a role in responding to anabolic and catabolic signals to regulate the whole body metabolic homeostasis.

Our research focuses on how adipose has the ability to function as an endocrine organ via secretion of adipokines and cytokines.

Metabolic Interest Group

Monthly meetings discussing research in progress pertaining to the broad area of metabolism.
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Ligand Binding Landscape of Diacylglycerol Kinases

Chemical proteomics have the power to profile protein-small molecule interactions of lipid kinases for fragment-based lead discovery.
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Dual Activities of Ritanserin and R59022

DGKa recently identified as a therapeutic target in various cancers as well as in immunotherapy.
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