QCB News

Walsh Publication

June 21, 2021

Brenna Walsh (Giedroc lab) was first author on Proteomics Profiling of S-sulfurated Proteins in Acinetobacter baumannii, a paper published in Bio-protocol.

Selivanovitch Publication

June 21, 2021

Kate Selivanovitch (Douglas lab) was first author on Molecular exclusion limits for diffusion across a porous capsid, a paper published in Nature Communications.

Ramos Publication

April 30, 2021

Sashary Ramos (Thielges lab) was first author on Dynamics underlying hydroxylation selectivity of cytochrome P450cam, a paper published in Biophysical Journal.

Spring QCB Evening, April 5, 2021

March 31, 2021

Join us for the Spring QCB Evening on Monday, April 5th from 5:00-6:00pm on Zoom.

Allison Adkins, career coach from the Walter Center will be giving a workshop on how to create resumés and CVs. We will then use these insights to evaluate resumes and CVs from our department.

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

Fadler Publication

March 29, 2021

Rachel Fadler (Flood lab) was first author on Chain Entropy Beats Hydrogen Bonds to Unfold and Thread Dialcohol Phosphates inside Cyanostar Macrocycles To Form [3]Pseudorotaxanes, a paper published in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.

Brown Publication

March 29, 2021

Brooke Brown (Clemmer lab) was second author on Exosome-Mediated Crosstalk between Keratinocytes and Macrophages in Cutaneous Wound Healing, a paper published in ACS Nano.

Schlicksup Publications

March 15, 2021

Christopher Schlicksup (Zlotnick lab) was first author on Viral structural proteins as targets for antivirals, a paper published in Current Opinion in Virology; and Local Stabilization of Subunit–Subunit Contacts Causes Global Destabilization of Hepatitis B Virus Capsids, a paper published in ACS Chemical Biology.

He was also second author on Rapidly Forming Early Intermediate Structures Dictate the Pathway of Capsid Assembly, a paper published in Journal of the American Chemical Society.


Visit With Dr. Eranthie Weerapana

February 4, 2021

Please join us for Dr. Eranthie Weerapana’s virtual visit and seminar, hosted by Professor Giedroc, on Friday, February 12.
She is an associate professor of chemistry at Boston College, and her talk is titled “Chemical-proteomic strategies to investigate reactive cysteines.”

The seminar is set to take place at 2:30 p.m. Following her seminar, at 3:30 p.m., all QCB trainees and any others who may be interested are invited to visit with Dr. Weerapana.

Please find the Zoom link for both the seminar and afterwards here.

Student Invited Speaker: Heather Maynard, Ph.D.

January 22, 2021

Please join us for a seminar with Dr. Heather Maynard from University of California, Los Angeles on February 9, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. on Zoom. A student Q&A portion will follow at 3:30 p.m.

Every year, our QCB trainee cohort selects, organizes and hosts two outside speakers per year (one Fall, one Spring) for the QCB seminar series.

Heather Maynard, Ph.D.
Dr. Myung Ki Hong Professor in Polymer Science
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Bioengineering
Director, Chemistry Biology Interface Training Program
Associate Director, California NanoSystems Institute
University of California, Los Angeles

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Spring QCB Evening, February 1, 2021

January 22, 2021

Join us for the Spring QCB Evening on Monday, February 1st from 5:00-7:00pm on Zoom.

Lily Klapper (VanNieuwenhze Group) will give her talk, “Utilizing Macrocyclic
Depsipeptides to Combat Antibiotic Resistance,”

and Brady Strittmatter, (Hollenhorst Group) will give his talk, “Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT signaling differentially regulate oncogenic ERG mediated transcription in prostate cells.”

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