QCB News

Perez Publication

December 17, 2020

Dr. Amilcar J. Perez (Winkler lab) was first author on Organization of Peptidoglycan Synthesis in Nodes and Separate Rings at Different Stages of Cell Division of Streptococcus pneumoniae, a paper published in Molecular Microbiology.

Fall QCB Evening; November 9, 2020

November 6, 2020

Join us for the Fall QCB Evening on Monday, November 9th from 5:00-7:00pm on Zoom.

There will be a LinkedIn Workshop presented by Jenna Laramie, Senior Career Coach and Allison Adkins, Career Coach from the Walter Center for Career Achievement.
JB Holmes (Dragnea Group) will give his talk, “Coherent Bio-inspired Materials.”

Please find more details, here, and please contact Rachel Fadler (rfadler@indiana.edu) for the Zoom link.

Fall QCB Evening, October 5, 2020

October 2, 2020

Join us for the Fall QCB Evening on Monday, October 5th from 5:30-7:00pm on Zoom.

Jessie Gudolf (VanNieuwenhze Group) will give her talk, “Synthesis and Evaluation of Cannabidiol Analogs as a Treatment for Synthetic Opioid Toxicity,”
and Ria Kidner (Gerdt Group) will give her talk, “Uncovering Molecular Cues That Drive a Unique Symbiotic Relationship Between Biomphalaria glabrata and Capsaspora owczarzaki: A Potential Agent Against Schistosomiasis.”

Please find more details, including the Zoom ID, here.

Button Publication

August 25, 2020

Julie Button (Tuli lab) was first author on Revisiting an old friend: new findings in alphavirus structure and assembly, a paper published in Current Opinion in Virology.

Walsh Publication

August 25, 2020

Brenna Walsh (Giedroc lab) was first author on H2S and reactive sulfur signaling at the host bacterial pathogen interface, a paper published in Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Button Publication

August 25, 2020

Julie Button (Tuli lab) was first author on Removing the Polyanionic Cargo Requirement for Assembly of Alphavirus Core-Like Particles to Make an Empty Alphavirus Core, a paper published in Viruses.

Fadler Publication

August 25, 2020

Rachel Fadler (Flood lab) was author on Sequence-Defined Macrocycles for Understanding and Controlling the Build-up of Hierarchical Order in Self-Assembled 2D Arrays, a paper published in Journal of the American Chemical Society.

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!