News


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!


September 30, 2016

Our invited review on mechanisms of bacterial zinc metallostasis appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry as part of a themed series on Metals in Biology. Congratulations Daiana and Jiefei!


August 1, 2016

Prof. Giedroc is appointed as Chair of the Editorial Board of the RSC journal Metallomics, for a four-year term. Congratulations Prof. Giedroc!!


July 15, 2016

Brenna Walsh, a first-year Chemistry student from James Madison University in Viriginia, joins the group. Welcome Brenna!


June 8, 2016

Our collaborative paper with the Skaar and Chazin Labs at Vanderbilt University on the response of Acinetobacter baumannii to zinc starvation ofifically appears in Cell Host Microbe. Congratulations to Jiefei and Joey!


May 12, 2016

John Lisher successfully defends his dissertation work and will move to an industrial postdoctoral position at Novartis in Boston! Congratulations John!