QCB News

Nyman Publication

May 11, 2023

Morgan Nyman was an author on, Multitargeted 6-Substituted Thieno[2,3-d]pyrimidines as Folate Receptor-Selective Anticancer Agents that Inhibit Cytosolic and Mitochondrial One-Carbon Metabolism, a paper published in ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science

Fadler Publication

May 8, 2023

Rachel Fadler is second author on, Orthogonal, modular anion–cation and cation–anion self-assembly using pre-programmed anion binding sitesa paper published in Chemical Science

New Trainee Appointments

May 1, 2023

We are pleased to announce the appointment of five new QCB fellows to the QCB trainee cohort!

They are two rising second-year students, Lauren Augusta (Microbiology, Fuqua lab) and Emma McRae (Chemistry, Giedroc lab) to two-year appointments, and rising third-year students Andrew Bach (Chemistry, Snaddon lab), Vicky Lopez (Neuroscience, Tracey lab) and Cayla Rose (Chemistry, Dann lab) to one-year fellowship appointments.  Allan Gramillo (Microbiology, Fuqua lab) and Hunter Richman (Chemistry,Yu lab) continue as fellows into their second year of support.

Congratulations to all!


2023 Watanabe Symposium

March 13, 2023

We are happy to announce the final slate of speakers for the 2023 Watanabe Symposium in Chemical Biology to be held on September, 30, 2023!  Check back here for more information.

Walsh Publications

March 2, 2023

Brenna Walsh is first author on, Metabolic and Structural Insights into Hydrogen Sulfide Mis-Regulation in Enterococcus faecalis, a paper published in Antioxidants. Brenna was also an author on, Discovery and structure of a widespread bacterial ABC transporter specific for ergothioneine, a paper published in Nature Communications.

Jordan Publication

March 2, 2023

Matthew Jordan is first author on, Metal retention and replacement in QueD2 protect queuosine-tRNA biosynthesis in metal-starved Acinetobacter baumannii, a paper published in PNAS.

Zubi & Roof Publication

December 5, 2022

Yasmine Zubi and Caitlin Roof are authors on, The Single-Component Flavin Reductase/Flavin-Dependent Halogenase AetF is a Versatile Catalyst for Selective Bromination and Iodination of Arenes and Olefins, a paper published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

Erdmann F31 Award

October 26, 2022

We want to give a big congratulations to trainee Emily Erdmann as she was just awarded an F31 grant from the NIH.

Please read more about Emily’s award here.


Watanabe Symposium Poster Winners

September 22, 2022

This year’s Watanabe symposium was a great success! Congratulations again to the poster award winners.