News


September 15, 2020

Our paper describing detailed structural and chemical reactivity probing experiments of the persulfide sensor has been 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!!


June 23, 2020

Brenna’s paper on hydrogen sulfide homeostasis and RSS sensing in the major Gram-negative pathogen, Acinetobacter baumannii, appears online in mBio.  Congratulations to Brenna and our Vanderbilt collaborators!


June 3, 2020

Katie’s NMR assignment note on Streptococcus pneumoniae PiuA appears online in the Journal of Biomolecular Assignments.  Congratulations to Katie, Yifan and Hongwei!