QCB News

Fellowship Competition Announcement

May 13, 2020

The QCB TP Steering Committee is pleased to announce three (3) new fellowship appointments and four (4) reappointments for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year.

Three two-year NRSA fellowships were awarded to students Emily Erdmann (Hundley group), Ria Kidner (Gerdt group), and Brigham Pope (Jacobson group). Their photos and biographical information can be found on our Current Trainees page, or by clicking their names on this post!

Four additional trainees were re-appointed to their second year of support: Kristen Alanis (Baker group), Kelly Hartsough (Walczak group), Liam Scott (Dragnea group), and Yasmine Zubi (Lewis group).

Congratulations to all!

Best Prelim Award Recipient

May 8, 2020

Matthew Jordan, current QCB trainee and third-year Biochemistry Ph.D. student in the Giedroc laboratory, was just announced as winner of the Best Prelim Award for Academic Year 2020. Congratulations Matthew!

Alanis Publication

April 20, 2020

Kristen Alanis (Baker lab) was author on Imaging effects of hyperosmolality on individual tricellular junctions, a paper published in Chemical Science.

Roushar Publication

March 26, 2020

Frank Roushar (Schlebach lab) was author on Probing biophysical sequence constraints within the transmembrane domains of rhodopsin by deep mutational scanning, a paper published in Science Advances.

Jordan Publication

March 24, 2020

Matthew Jordan (Giedroc lab) was first author on Multi-metal nutrient restriction and crosstalk in metallostasis systems in microbial pathogens, a paper published in Current Opinion in Microbiology.

Selivanovitch Publication

January 30, 2020

Ekaterina Selivanovitch (Douglas lab) was author on Virus-like particle size and molecular weight/mass determination applying gas-phase electrophoresis (native nES GEMMA), a paper published in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.

Brown Publication

January 30, 2020

Brooke Brown (Clemmer lab) was first author on Charge Detection Mass Spectrometry Measurements of Exosomes and other Extracellular Particles Enriched from Bovine Milk, a paper published in Analytical Chemistry.

Hartsough Publication

November 12, 2019

Kelly Hartsough (Walczak lab) was first author on Cell Division: Tailoring a Swiftly Scaling Spindle, a paper published in Current Biology.

Fall QCB Evening, November 4, 2019

October 30, 2019

Join us for the Fall QCB Evening on Monday, November 4th from 5:00-7:00pm in Chemistry C001. Sara Bretz, Career Coach for Natural and Mathematical Sciences for the Walter Center for Career Achievement, will be hosting a Resume Workshop for all interested. A resume is not required to participate in the workshop. Following the workshop, Rachel Fadler will present her talk, “Novel Strategies to Regulate Phosphodiester Recognition Using Small-molecule Models”.

Food and beverages will be served.