News Archive

8/03/15: Riyao Li joins the lab as a visiting student for the Fall semester from Nankai University! Welcome Riyao!
7/15/15: Jiangchuan's paper characterizing Staphylococcus aureus CstB in regulating hydrogen sulfide appears in Biochemistry. Congratulations to Jingchuan, Khadine, and Katie!
7/13/15: Executive Dean Singell of the College of Arts and Sciences names Dr. Giedroc the Lilly Chemistry Alumni Chair! Congratulations Dr. Giedroc!
4/3/15: James’ paper on how the presence of Cu(I) affects repressor proteins and the expression of copper-resistant genes in bacteria appears online in Biochemistry. Congratulations to James and Julia!
4/1/15: Khadine’s paper on the reactivity of the sulfurtransferase protein CstA in Staphylococcus aureus appears online in Biochemistry. Congratulations to Khadine, Hui, Justin, and Feng-Ming!
3/12/15: Justin successfully defends his dissertation work!! Congratulations Justin! Justin will join Sean Crosson's lab at the University of Chicago as a postdoctoral scientist.
12/17/14: Yue successfully defends his dissertation work!! Congratulations Yue! Yue will continue work in the lab until starting his postdoctoral work in Wayne Fairbrother's group at Genentech.
11/17/14: Justin’s paper on the protein used by Staphylococcus aureus to regulate sulfur levels appears online in Molecular microbiology. Congratulations to Justin, Jiangchuan, Kevin, and Hui!
7/2/14: Our paper exploring the three step protocol of the thiosulfonate switch appears online in Organic Biomolecular Chemistry. Congratulations to Greg and Ben Reeves from Montana State University!
5/15/14: James’ paper on the role of metalloregulating proteins in preventing copper toxicity in bacteria appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Congratulations to James!
9/30/13: Our paper on the role of bacterial organelle-proteins in metal homeostasis appears online in Molecular Microbiology. Congratulations to John and Yves Brun from Indiana University’s Department of Biology!
9/14/13: John's paper on manganese homeostasis in Streptococcus pneumoniae controlled by uptake and transporter proteins appears online in Biochemistry. Congratulations John and Khadine!
4/25/13: Our collaborative paper with the Merz group on the description of a new methodology to refine metalloprotein structures using a combined NMR-QM/MM methodology appears online in the Journal of Biomolecular NMR. Congratulations to Alfredo and Dhruv Chakravorty at the University of Florida!!
4/24/13: Greg successfully defends his dissertation work!! Congratulations Greg! Greg will continue work in the lab until moving to his postdoctoral position with the Banerjee group at the University of Michigan Medical School in August.
1/27/13: Yue's paper on copper resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae appears online in Nature Chemical Biology. Congratulations to Yue and all contributing members in the Giedroc, Winkler and Dann groups! Now featured here on the Nat Chem Biol home page.
1/25/13: Justin's paper describing some nifty mass spectrometry experiments detailing the discovery of selenotrisulfide crosslink in CstR is accepted for publication in Metallomics. Congratulations Justin!
1/20/13: Greg's (and Zhen Ma's) paper on native chemical ligation and cavity mutants in CzrA appears online in the Journal of Molecular Biology. Congratulations Greg!
1/5/13: Sarah's paper describing the solution NMR structure of MHV nonstructural protein 3a and a mapping of the interaction site with nucleocapsid protein is accepted for publication in the Journal of Virology.
11/12/12: Jiangchuan Shen successfully passes his candidacy exams in Biochemistry. Congratulations Jiangchuan!
11/15/12: Kendall Mayer joins the group to do her C500 project. Welcome Kendall!
9/6/12: Alfredo succesfully defends his dissertation work!! Congratulations Alfredo!! Alfredo will join the Sean Prigge group at Johns Hopkins as a postdoctoral scientist.
8/10/12: Sarah succesfully defends her dissertation work!! Congratulations Sarah!! What comes next? A postdoctoral appointment with Prof. Michael Summers, HHMI, UMBC
6/25/12: Amanda Giedroc joins the group for the week. Welcome Amanda!!
1/17/12: Alfredo's JACS communication describing the structure of S. pneumoniae AdcR is featured here as a Spotlight on Recent JACS Publications
1/15/12: Sarah's paper describing detailed studies of MHV and other coronaviral nucleocapsid proteins appears online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
12/23/11: Alfredo's review "Metal site occupancy and allosteric switching in bacterial metal sensor proteins" appears online in a special issue devoted to allostery in Arch. Bioch. Biophys.
12/12/11: John Lisher passes his candidacy examinations in Biochemistry. Congratulations John!!
12/12/11: Mengmeng Tang passes her candidacy examinations in Biochemistry. Congratulations Mengmeng!!
11/15/11: Alfredo's communication describing structural studies of the zinc sensor S. pneumoniae AdcR is accepted for publication in the J. Am. Chem. Soc.
11/14/11: Our collaborative paper with the Merz group describing simulations of the zinc sensor S. aurues CzrA appears as ASAP online in the J. Am. Chem. Soc. A cover illustration as well!!
11/8/11: Justin passes his fifth semester examinations in Chemistry. Congratulations Justin!!
10/18/11: James' article describing ratiometric pulsed amidination mass spectrometry (rPAm-MS) using CsoR as a model is accepted for publication in Anal. Chem.
9/28/11: Yue passes his candidacy examinations in Biochemistry. Congratulations Yue!!
9/3/11: Alfredo and Sarah are married in Greenville, NC!! Congratulations Sarah and Alfredo!!!
8/1/11: Jerome joins the groups as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome Jerome!