October 26, 2020
Our paper that describes the structure and chemical reactivity of the persulfide sensors SqrR from Rhodobacter capsulatus and BigR from the opportunistic human pathogen Acinetobactor baumannii appears online in Nature Chemical Biology today. Congratulations to Daiana, Giovanni, Brenna and Yifan!
October 1, 2020
Professor Giedroc was named a recipient of the IU Bicentennial Medal that recognizes individuals and organizations who promote the mission of Indiana University, in celebration of IU’s 200th birthday in 2020.
September 15, 2020
Our paper describing detailed structural and chemical reactivity probing experiments of the persulfide sensor is accepted for publication in Nature Chemical Biology! Congratulations to Daiana, Giovanni, Brenna and Yifan!! Stay tuned for more details.
September 14, 2020
Fidel Huerta returned (virtually) to Bloomington from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston to give a seminar describing the research he completed for his MS degree in Biochemistry. He has now completed all requirements for the degree. Congratulations Fidel!!!
September 2, 2020
Abhinaba Ray completed the requirements for MS in Chemistry (Chem Biol emphasis) and has taken a position with Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories in Portage, MI. Good luck Ray!
August 19, 2020
Our review describing how nutritional immunity impacts the evolution of transition metal bioavailability in the infected vertebrate host is accepted for publication in Trends in Microbiology. Congratulations to Dr. Daiana Capdevila and her student Guiliano Antelo and Prof. Alejandro Vila for this insightful contribution!!
August 11, 2020
Yifan’s and Katie’s paper describing the Fe(III)-catecholate solute binding lipoprotein Streptococcus pneumoniae PiuA appears online in the Journal of Molecular Biology. Congratulations to Yifan, Katie and all of our wonderful collaborators in the US and the UK!
July 29, 2020
Ray’s paper on the monothiol electrophile sensor GbaA from Staphylococcus aureus appears online in Biochemistry. Congratulations Ray and to our collaborators at Vanderbilt!
July 22, 2020
Brenna’s invited review on H2S homeostasis and reactive sulfur species at the host-microbial pathogen interface appears online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Congratulations to Brenna!
July 6, 2020
Our collaborative paper on the deployment of our well-characterized metallosensors as synthetic biology tools to assess transition metal contamination in groundwater appears in Nature Biotechnology. Congratulations to Daiana and a truly international team for this stunning work!!