QCB News

2022 Trainee Announcement

June 7, 2022

We’d like to welcome our new QCB trainees for this year: Allan Gramillo, Caitlin Roof, Hunter Richman, and Austin Tedman.

Congratulations to all and we are so happy to have you!

2022 Ambassador Announcment

June 7, 2022

Congratulations to our new QCB ambassadors – Ria Kidner and Brigham Pope!

And thank you to our previous ambassadors, Jessie and Abigail, for all their hard work this past year.

Trainee Defenses

May 6, 2022

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Materials Seminar, 2:30 PM, CH033

Rachel Fadler, Exit Exam, Chemistry

“Rigidity and Flexibility in Cyanostar and Organophosphate Assemblies”

Hosted by Amar Flood

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Organic Seminar, 1:00 PM, CH033

Mallory Kern, Exit Exam, Chemistry

“Automated Solution-Phase Synthesis of Thioglycoside Analogues

and Efforts Toward Convergent Synthesis of Xyloglucan Fragments”

Hosted by Nikki Pohl

2022 Ambassador Elections

May 6, 2022

We are currently holding QCB ambassador elections view candidates here.

Please vote here by Friday, May 13th.

Fadler Publication

April 18, 2022

Rachel Fadler was first author on, Rigidity and Flexibility in Rotaxanes and Their Relatives; On Being Stubborn and Easy-Going, a paper published in Frontiers in Chemistry

Selivanovitch Publications

April 18, 2022

Ekaterina Selivanovitch was first author on, Substrate Partitioning into Protein Macromolecular Frameworks for Enhanced Catalytic Turnover, a paper published in ACS Nano

Ekaterina was also third author on, Controlled Modular Multivalent Presentation of the CD40 Ligand on P22 Virus-like Particles Leads to Tunable Amplification of CD40 Signalinga paper published in ACS Applied Bio Materials.

Zubi Publications

March 23, 2022

Yasmine Zubi was first author on, Controlling the optical and catalytic properties of artificial metalloenzyme photocatalysts using chemogenetic engineering, a paper published in Chemical Science.

Yasmine was also fifth author on, Controlling Non-Native Cobalamin Reactivity and Catalysis in the Transcription Factor CarH, a paper published in ACS Catalysis.

Erdmann Publication

March 23, 2022

Emily Erdmann was first author on, Caenorhabditis elegans expressing a Vitellogenin::GFP fusion protein show reduced embryo content and brood size, a paper published in microPublication Biology.

2022 Retreat

March 23, 2022

First annual retreat!

Dates: August 11-12th (Friday into Saturday)

Location: Dimension Mill – Bloomington, IN

More information to come.

Button Publication

March 23, 2022

Alumni Julia Button was first author on, Capsid-E2 Interactions Rescue Core Assembly in Viruses That Cannot Form Cytoplasmic Nucleocapsid Cores, a paper published in the Journal of Virology.