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Priyanka Sandal, PhD

Address: 2-400 BSBPhoto of Priyanka Sandal
Phone: (319) 384-4447
Email: priyanka-sandal@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Stefan Strack, PhD

PhD Institution: Iowa State University, 2017

Research Description

Investigating the role of PP2A in neuronal signal transduction pathway and identifying the molecular mechanisms for de novo mutations in PP2A regulatory subunits leading to Neurodevelopmental disorders such as Jordan's Syndrome


  • James Spratt Scholar Award, 2019-2020


  1. Yue K *, Sandal P*, Williams EL*, Murphy E, Stes E, Nikonorova N, Ramakrishna P, Czyzewicz N, Montero-Morales L, Kumpf R, Lin Z, van de Cotte B, Iqbal M, Van Bel M, Van De Slijke E, Meyer MR, Gadeyne A, Zipfel C, De Jaeger G, Van Montagu M, Van Damme D, Gevaert K, Rao AG, Beeckman T, De Smet I.:  PP2A -3 interacts with ACR4 and regulated formative cell division in Arabidopsis root. Proc Natl Acad Sci 113(5):1447, 2016. (* equal contribution)  PMCID: PMC4747734
  2. Czyzewicz N, Nikonorova N, Meyer MR, Sandal P, Shah S, Vu LD, Gevaert K, Rao AG, De Smet I.: The growing story of (ARABIDOPSIS) CRINKLY4. J Exp Bot. 67(16):4835, 2016.  PMID: 27208540