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July 1, 2019

Matthew Jordan is winner of a second year of fellowship support by the Graduate Training Program in Quantative and Chemical Biology (QCB) for AY2020.


June 25, 2019

Our review chapter on (bacterial) Metal Ion Homeostasis to be published in Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry III has been accepted for publication.  Congratulations to Jiefei and Daiana on a job well done!!!!


June 17, 2019

Matthew’s paper on identifying fundamental mechanistic properties of COG0523 metal-stimulated GTPases from Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus appears online in Inorganic Chemistry as an invited Forum article today.  Congratulations to Matthew, Jiefei, Andy from the Skaar group, and Daiana!!


June 5, 2019

Our paper describing the structural and functional characterization of a Mn-sensing MgtA riboswitch in Streptococcus pneumoniae in collaboration with the Martin and Winkler labs has appeared in Nucleic Acids Research.  Congratulations to Julia Martin and My Le for their efforts on this paper!!


May 31, 2019

Brenna Walsh is the recipient of the departmental Kratz Fellowship as outstanding Chemical Biology student.  This award provides stipend support for the Spring 2020 semester.  Congratulations Brenna!


April 4, 2019

Abhinaba Ray earns a provisional pass on his Ph.D. candidacy examinations in Chemistry. Congratulations Ray!


March 21, 2019

Our paper describing multi-metal restriction by calprotectin in Acinetobacter baumannii has been published by Cell Chemical Biology.  Congratulations to Jiefei, Zach Lonergan in the Skaar group and Jon Trinidad for their efforts!!


February 19, 2019

Our collaborative paper with Skaar and VanNieuwenhze groups describing the characterization of a calprotectin-induced peptidoglycan remodeling enzyme, ZrlA, appears in Cell Reports.  Congratulations to Zach and Jiefei!!


January 29, 2019

Our collaborative paper with the Winkler and Hermosa groups describing the solution structure and physiological characterization of a domain of a key pneumococcal cell division protein, FtsX, appears in mBio. Congratulations to Britta snd Katie, and all of our collaborators.


October 18, 2018

A paper co-authored by Daiana, Fidel, Katie, My Le and Hongwei Wu entitled “Tuning site-specific dynamics to drive allosteric activation in a pneumococcal zinc uptake regulator” is accepted for publication in eLife. Congratulations to all!!