Alexa Wade

Alexa Wade

BCMB PhD student

Awards and Honors

2023 – Maria Del Carmen Vitery Graduate Student Award

2021- 2023 American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

Research Interests

Transcriptional mechanism of brown adipose tissue function


Bethea M, Liu Y, Wade AK, Mullen R, Gupta R, Gelfanov V, DiMarchi R, Bhatnagar S, Behringer R, Habegger KM, Hunter CS. The islet-expressed Lhx1 transcription factor interacts with Islet-1 and contributes to glucose homeostasis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Mar 1;316(3):E397-E409.

Wade AK, Liu Y, Bethea MM, Toren E, Tse HM, Hunter CS. LIM-domain transcription complexes interact with ring-finger ubiquitin ligases and thereby impact islet β-cell function. J Biol Chem. 2019 Aug 2;294(31):11728-11740.