Angela Santana

BA Biology, Hunter College, 

Angela is a Colombian native and a true New Yorker. She worked at Rockefeller University as a lab manager for many years under Dr. Yongwon Choi and Dr. Alexander Tarakhovsky. She is a recent addition to the Littman lab at NYULMC/HHMI. Angela enjoys this position because of the different challenges presented each day and the opportunity to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Her goal is to provide a functional and safe lab environment for all personnel.


1. O'Carroll D, Mecklenbrauker I, Das PP, Santana A, Koenig U, Enright AJ, Miska EA, Tarakhovsky A. A Slicer-independent role for Argonaute 2 in hematopoiesis and the microRNA pathway. Genes Dev, 15;21(16):1999-2004 (2007).

2. Saijo K, Schmedt C, Su IH, Karasuyama H, Lowell CA, Reth M, Adachi T, Patke A, Santana A, Tarakhovsky A. Essential role of Src-family protein tyrosine kinases in NF-kappaB activation during B cell development. Nat Immunol, 4(3):274-9 (2003).

3. Saijo K, Mecklenbräuker I, Santana A, Leitger M, Schmedt C, Tarakhovsky A. Protein kinase C beta controls nuclear factor kappaB activation in B cells through selective regulation of the IkappaB kinase alpha. J Exp Med, 17;195(12):1647-52 (2002).