Bianca Batista, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice
Ph.D. University of Texas
Both normal and tumor cells secrete tiny bits of membrane enclosed vesicles known as microvesicles or exosomes into the extracellular space. These microvesicles have the potential to transfer their molecular content to other cells and in this way they can act as intercellular messengers. My research interests focus on studying the mechanisms involved in the biogenesis of exosomes and other secreted microvesicles.
2004 BS in Biology, Texas A&M University
2011 PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Texas
2011-2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, New York University
Biol 3350: Cell Biology
Biol 3403: Microbiology
Agrawala P, Kurcon T, Pilobellob KT, Rakus JF, Koppolua S, Liua Z, Batista BS, Eng WS, Hsu K, Liang Y, and Mahal LK (2014) Mapping posttranscriptional regulation of the human glycome uncovers microRNA defining the glycocode. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA
Batista BS, Eng WS, Pilobello KT, Hendricks-Muñoz KD, Mahal LK (2011) Identification of a conserved glycan signature for microvesicles. J Proteome Res 10(10):4624–4633