Tara TeSlaa

Tara TeSlaa

Home Area: Cell and Developmental Biology
Mentor: Michael Teitell
Research project:

Tara is currently studying the role of metabolism in human embryonic stem cells.


α-Ketoglutarate Accelerates the Initial Differentiation of Primed Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. TeSlaa T, Chaikovsky AC, Lipchina I, Escobar SL, Hochedlinger K, Huang J, Graeber TG, Braas D, Teitell MA. Cell Metab. 2016 Jul 27. pii: S1550-4131(16)30313-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.07.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Mitochondrial Transfer by Photothermal Nanoblade Restores Metabolite Profile in Mammalian Cells. Wu TH, Sagullo E, Case D, Zheng X, Li Y, Hong JS, TeSlaa T, Patananan AN, McCaffery JM, Niazi K, Braas D, Koehler CM, Graeber TG, Chiou PY, Teitell MA. Cell Metab. 2016 May 10;23(5):921-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.04.007.

Mitochondria in human pluripotent stem cell apoptosis. TeSlaa T, Setoguchi K, Teitell MA. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2016 Apr;52:76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.01.027. Epub 2016 Jan 30. Review.

P53 Regulates Rapid Apoptosis in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Setoguchi K, TeSlaa T, Koehler CM, Teitell MA. J Mol Biol. 2016 Apr 10;428(7):1465-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.07.019. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Pluripotent stem cell energy metabolism: an update. Teslaa T, Teitell MA. EMBO J. 2015 Jan 13;34(2):138-53. doi: 10.15252/embj.201490446. Epub 2014 Dec 4. Review.

Techniques to monitor glycolysis. TeSlaa T, Teitell MA. Methods Enzymol. 2014;542:91-114. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416618-9.00005-4. Review

Wnt signaling directs a metabolic program of glycolysis and angiogenesis in colon cancer. Pate KT, Stringari C, Sprowl-Tanio S, Wang K, TeSlaa T, Hoverter NP, McQuade MM, Garner C, Digman MA, Teitell MA, Edwards RA, Gratton E, Waterman ML. EMBO J. 2014 Jul 1;33(13):1454-73. doi: 10.15252/embj.201488598. Epub 2014 May 13.

Nanoblade delivery and incorporation of quantum dot conjugates into tubulin networks in live cells. Xu J, Teslaa T, Wu TH, Chiou PY, Teitell MA, Weiss S. Nano Lett. 2012 Nov 14;12(11):5669-72. doi: 10.1021/nl302821g. Epub 2012 Nov 5.

Pulsed laser triggered high speed microfluidic fluorescence activated cell sorter. Wu TH, Chen Y, Park SY, Hong J, Teslaa T, Zhong JF, Di Carlo D, Teitell MA, Chiou PY. Lab Chip. 2012 Apr 7;12(7):1378-83. doi: 10.1039/c2lc21084c. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

Dissection of the Burkholderia intracellular life cycle using a photothermal nanoblade. French CT, Toesca IJ, Wu TH, Teslaa T, Beaty SM, Wong W, Liu M, Schröder I, Chiou PY, Teitell MA, Miller JF. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jul 19;108(29):12095-100. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1107183108. Epub 2011 Jul 5.

Photothermal nanoblade for large cargo delivery into mammalian cells. Wu TH, Teslaa T, Kalim S, French CT, Moghadam S, Wall R, Miller JF, Witte ON, Teitell MA, Chiou PY. Anal Chem. 2011 Feb 15;83(4):1321-7. doi: 10.1021/ac102532w. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Photothermal nanoblade for patterned cell membrane cutting. Wu TH, Teslaa T, Teitell MA, Chiou PY. Opt Express. 2010 Oct 25;18(22):23153-60. doi: 10.1364/OE.18.023153.