Suraiya Haroon, PhD Suraiya Haroon, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow with Mitochondrial Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Undergraduate DegreeBA in Molecular and Cell Biology - University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Graduate DegreePhD in Laboratory of Genetics - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI Titles and Academic Titles Post-doctoral Fellow Departments and Services Mitochondrial Medicine Publications Papers2018 Haroon S, Li A, Fritsch C, Ericson N, Alexander-Floyd J, Braekman BP, Haynes C, Bielas J, Gidalevitz T, and Vermulst M. 2018. Multiple Molecular Mechanisms Rescue mtDNA Disease in C. elegans. Cell Reports 22 (12): 3115-3125 2017 Gout JF, Li W, Fritsch C, Li A, Haroon S, Singh L, Hua D, Fazelinia H, Smith Z, Seeholzer S, Thomas K, Lynch M, and Vermulst M. 2017. The Landscape of Transcription Error in Eukaryotic Cells. Science Advance 3 (10) 2016 Haroon, S, and Vermulst, M. Linking Mitochondrial Dynamics to Mitochondrial Protein Quality Control. 2016. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 217: 137-143 2015 Vermulst M, Denney AS, Lang MJ, Hung CW, Moore S, Mosely AM, Thompson WJ, Madden V, Gauer J, Wolfe KJ, Summers DW, Schleit J, Sutphin GL, Haroon S, Holczbauer A, Caine J, Jorgenson J, Cyr D, Kaeberlein M, Strathern JN, Duncan MC, Erie DA. 2015. Transcription Errors Induce Proteotoxic Stress and Shorten Cellular Lifespan. Nature Communications 6:3065 2012 Haroon S, Guan Q, Gonzales D, Hose J, Will J, and Gasch A. 2012. Cellular Memory of Acquired Stress Resistance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 192 (2): 495-505 2011 Berry DB, Guan Q, Hose J, Haroon S, Gebbia M, Heisler LE, Nislow C, Giaever G, and Gasch A. 2011. Multiple Means to the Same End: The Genetics Basis of Acquired Stress Resistance in Yeast. PLoS Genetics (7)11 2007 Kujoth, G. C., Bradshaw, P. C., Haroon, S., and Prolla, T. A. 2007. The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Mutations in Mammalian Aging. PLoS Genetics 3(2): e24 Posters and Presentations2018 Haroon, S. “Varying Mutagenicity of Mutant mtDNA Polymerase Changes the Pathology of mtDNA Disease.” United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee. June 2018. Haroon, S. “The landscape of transcription error and the role it plays in organismal health.” 23rd Annual Midwest Stress Response and Molecular Chaperone Meeting. Northwestern University. 2018. Haroon, S. “Identification of potential therapeutic targets for mitochondrial DNA disease using a novel C. elegans mutant.” 23rd Annual Midwest Stress Response and Molecular Chaperone Meeting. Northwestern University. 2018. 2017 Haroon, S. Mitochondria in Health and Disease. The New York Academy of Sciences. Nov 2017. Haroon, S. “Impact of transcriptional errors on proteostasis and organismal health.” 16th Annual Biomedical Postdoctoral Research Symposium, University of Pennsylvania. Oct 2017. Haroon, S. “A novel model of mtDNA disease uncovers multiple biological pathways thtat control disease progression.” “Genetics Society of America: 21st International C. elegans Meeting, University of California-Los Angeles. July 2017. Haroon, S. “A novel model of mtDNA disease uncovers multiple biological pathways that control disease progression.” Keystone Conference: Mitochondrial Communication, Taos, New Mexico. Jan 2017. Invited Lectures 2018 Haroon S. “The landscape of transcription error and the role it plays in organismal health." Penn Genome Integrity Group, University of Pennsylvania. June 2018. Haroon S. “The landscape of transcription error and the role it plays in organismal health." Worm Group, University of Pennsylvania. Mar 2018. Haroon S. “Identifying targets to treat mtDNA disease using C. elegans as a model.” Worm Group, University of Pennsylvania. Mar 2018. Haroon S. “The landscape of transcription error and the role it plays in organismal health." 23rd Annual Midwest Stress Response and Molecular Chaperone Meeting, Northwestern University. Jan 2018. 2017 Haroon S. “Identification of multiple biological pathways that control mtDNA disease in C. elegans." Center for Mitochondria and Epigenomic Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Apr 2017. Awards and Honors 2015 & 2017, Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs Travel Fund 2016, Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2015, GSA and the C. elegans Meeting Financial Aid, Genetics Society of America 2012, International Student Graduation Academic Achievement, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2012, International Leadership Awards, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2010, Poster Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Genetics Departmental Retreat 2010, Vilas Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Graduate School 2003, Graduated with Distinction, University of California-Berkeley Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. 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