August 30, 2022

Matthew Jordan successfully defends his Ph.D. work in a beautifully presented public seminar and an outstanding defense of the project.  Congratulations Dr. Jordan!

August 25, 2022

Our paper that describes aspects of the structural, proteomic and metabolic response to hydrogen sulfide stress in the gut bacterium Enterococcus faecalis appears online (open access) in Antioxidants.  Congratulations to Brenna and collaborators José Brito and Federico Issoglio on the structure and dynamical analysis of Ef coenzyme A persulfide reductase!  The “swinging pantothenate arm” re-appears!

August 4, 2022

Check out Prof. Wolfgang Maret’s News and Views piece in Nature, reviewing the discovery and characterization of ZNG1 that we published with the Skaar group in Cell!

July 13, 2022

Matthew’s chapter summarizes all that is known about low-zinc parologs as a key part of the bacterial adaptive response to Zn starvation is accepted for publication in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry III.  Congratulations Matthew!

June 21, 2022

Yifan successfully presents and defends his dissertation work!  Congratulations Dr. Zhang! Check out the celebratory cake we shared the next day!

June 9, 2022

Read Tom O’Halloran’s preview published in Cell today of our work on the zinc metallochaperone ZNG1 published in the same issue of Cell, as well as a companion paper published in Cell Reports on the yeast homolog, Zng1p.

May 25, 2022

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May 20, 2022

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May 20, 2022

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May 17, 2022

Yifan’s paper entitled “SifR is an Rrf2-family quinone sensor associated with catechol iron uptake in Streptococcus pneumoniae D39″ is accepted for publication as an Editor’s Pick in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and is now published.  Congratulations to Katie as well, and to Profs. Julia Martin (Idaho State University) and Malcolm Winkler (IU) who got Yifan started on this very cool story!