News


April 28, 2017

Daiana’s¬†comprehensive review on metallochaperones and metalloregulators has just appeared online in the review journal Essays in Biochemistry, updating our understanding on structural superfamilies of metallosensors and ROS/ROS/RSS-sensing microbial repressors. ¬†Congratulations Daiana!


March 27, 2017

Congratulations to Daiana, Katie and Joey for this new addition to the allostery literature recently highlighted in a separate accounting of the work by Prof. Josh Wand in the same issue of the journal.


March 2, 2017

Daiana, Katie, Hongwei and Joey are jumping for joy!! Their paper describing a comprehensive methyl dynamics-based analysis of the heterotropic allostery in our model metalloregulatory protein, S. aureus CzrA, has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Congratulations to all!!


February 21, 2017

Julia and Katie’s paper on the zinc efflux regulator from Streptococcus pneumoniae featuring a collaboration with the Winkler and McDevitt (University of Adelaide) groups is accepted for publication in Molecular Microbiology. Congratulations Julia and Katie!


February 14, 2017

Jiangchuan’s collaborative paper with the Trinidad and Bauer groups at IU and the Masuda group in Tokyo on a new sulfide-responsive repressor (SqrR) in a photosynthetic bacterium appers online in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Congratulations Jiangchuan!


January 27, 2017

Julia’s paper on the effects of manganese misregulation on cell division in Streptococcus pneumoniae appears online in Molecular Microbiology. Congratulations to Julia and John!


January 4, 2017

John Lisher’s paper on endogenous hydrogen peroxide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae featuring a collaboration with the Winnkler group appears online in new ASM journal mSphere. Congratulations John and Julia!


December 15, 2016

Yifan Zhang, a first-year Biochemistry student from the Illinois Institute of Technology (M.S., Biochemistry) joins the group. Welcome Yifan!


December 15, 2016

Fidel Huerta, a first-year Biochemistry student from UIC joins the group. Welcome Fidel!


November 16, 2016

Jiangchuan and Hui’s paper on the characterization of the sulfide:quinone oxidoreductase (SQR) from Staphylococcus aureus appears online in Biochemistry. Congratulations to Jiangchuan and Hui!