QCB News

First QCB Evening of Fall 2018

September 25, 2018

Join us for the first QCB Evening of the Fall 2018 semester on Monday, October 1st from 5:30-7:00pm in Chemistry C033. Talks will be given by current QCB Trainees, Mallory Kern (Pohl lab) and Brenna Walsh (Giedroc lab).

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QCB TP Steering Committee Announces Six New Appointments and More

July 15, 2018

The QCB TP Steering Committee is pleased to announce six (6) new fellowship appointments and three (3) reappointments for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year.

Three two-year NRSA fellowships were awarded to upcoming second year students, Brooke Brown (Clemmer group), Rachel Fadler (Flood group), and Lily Klapper (VanNieuwenhze group).  Three one-year fellowship awards were made to rising third-year students Mallory Kern (Pohl group) and Kate Selivanovitch (Douglas group) and an upcoming second-year student Matthew Jordan (Giedroc group). Their photos and biographical information are forthcoming!  Check back to our Current Trainees page!

Three additional trainees were re-appointed to their second year of support: Steven Ratvasksy (Zaleski group), Frank Roushar (Schlebach group) and Brenna Walsh (Giedroc group).

Congratulations to all!

QCB trainee JB Holmes was highlighted in a commentary published in Nature

June 1, 2018

QCB trainee JB Holmes (Dragnea group) was highlighted in a commentary published in Nature on the American Physical Society’s innovative Bridge Program, which seeks to diversify the Physics academic community.  Congratulations JB!

Rued Publication

June 1, 2018

Britta Rued (Winkler/Giedroc labs) was second author on The Opp (AmiACDEF) Oligopeptide Transporter Mediates Resistance of Serotype 2 Streptococcus pneumoniae D39 to Killing by Chemokine CXCL10 and Other Antimicrobial Peptides, a paper published in the Journal of Bacteriology May 2018.

William G. Roessler Microbiology Scholarship

May 27, 2018

Britta Rued poses with fellow lab members from Macolm Winkler’s laboratory during IU Biology’s 2018 Student Awards Ceremony. From left: Jesús Bazán, Britta, Madeline Danforth, Tiffany Tsui, and Carly Berg. Photo by Sandee Milhouse

Congratulations to Britta Rued (Winkler/Giedroc labs) for being named a 2018 William G. Roessler Microbiology Scholar!

Walsh Publication

May 22, 2018

Brenna Walsh (Giedroc lab) was co-first author on Hydrogen Sulfide Sensing through Reactive Sulfur Species (RSS) and Nitroxyl (HNO) in Enterococcus faecalis,  a paper published in ACS Chemical Biology in April 2018.

Peglow Award Recipient

January 15, 2018

Brady Strittmatter (Hollenhorst lab) received the Peglow Award for outstanding performance in the Biochemistry Preliminary Examination. Congratulations Brady!

Strittmatter Publication

October 25, 2017

Brady Strittmatter (Hollenhorst lab) was second author on a paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Phosphorylation of the oncogenic transcription factor ERG in prostate cells dissociates polycomb repressive complex 2 allowing target gene activation, published in September 2017.