News


March 14, 2018

Professor Giedroc was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology for his contributions to our understanding of transition metal homeostasis, and more recently sulfide homeostasis, in microbial pathogens.  See the IU Newsroom post here!


February 1, 2018

It’s time to say good-bye to Prof. Kelly Chacón, as her mini-sabbatical in our group comes to a close. We wish you all the best in the Spring semester at Reed, and will catch up soon, hopefully at the Copper meeting in Italy in September.


January 1, 2018

Mathew Jordan, a first-year student in the Biochemistry Program and native of the Indianapolis area, joins the group!  Welcome Matthew!


November 21, 2017

Hendrik and Yifan’s paper that characterizes the physical properties of the Cu(I) sensor S. pneumoniae CopY is published online by Chemical Science.  Congratulations to Dr. Daiana Capdevila and this highly collaborative team who put this one together!


October 4, 2017

Kelly Chacón, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Reed College in Portland, Oregon joins the group as visiting professor on sabbatical leave.  Welcome Kelly!!!


September 6, 2017

Hui’s paper on proteome S-sulfhydration in Staphylococcus aureus appears online in ACS Infectious Diseases.  Congratulations to Hui and members of the Trinidad (IU) and Skaar (Vanderbilt University) groups on their contributions to this work.


July 7, 2017

Dr Julia Martin, an outstanding postdoctoral scientist, leaves the lab to set her up her own laboratory as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Idaho State University.  Congratulations Julia!


June 20, 2017

Two outstanding undergraduate students, Hendrik Glauninger and Chris Dietrich, have graduated with high honors with BS degrees in Biochemistry, and are off to the next phase of their careers.  Hendrik begins an MD/PhD program at the University of Chicago in July, while Chris is doing a one-year full-time research fellowship in Germany.  Congratulations to each of you!  You’ll be missed!!


June 14, 2017

Prof. GIedroc’s MicroCommentary on new work by the Liu lab in Shandong University on their discovery of a new polysulfide sensor FisR in Cupriavidas appears in Molecular Microbiology.


June 5, 2017

Abhinaba Ray, a first-year student from India, joins the group.  Welcome Ray!