Congratulations to Tsehai!

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Congratulations to Tsehai Grell! Her paper was just recommended by the Faculty of 1000 (F1000)! Check out the recommendation on F1000. The paper can be found on JACS.

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Congratulations Percy and Michael!

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Congratulations to Percival Yang-Ting Chen and Michael Funk for having their JBC paper selected as a JBC Editor’s Pick with Highlight by Brendon L. Green, Daniel G. Nocera, and JoAnne Stubbe, (2018) Basis of dATP inhibition of RNRs, J. Biol. Chem. 293, 10413-10414. Read the paper at JBC First author profiles for Percy and Michael…

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Welcome Sheena and Talya!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

 The Drennan lab welcomes first year MIT Biology graduate students Talya Levitz and Sheena Vasquez.

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Congrats to Dr. Tsehai Grell and Dr. David Born

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Congrats to freshly minted PhD recipients from the Drennan lab Dr. Tsehai Grell (PhD in Chemistry from MIT) and Dr. David Born (PhD in Biophysics from Harvard).

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Congratulations to Emily Damato!

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Congratulations to MIT senior Emily Damato, who won the “Audience Choice Award” at the April 26 SuperUROP poster session, with her poster “Applications of Machine Learning for Cryo-EM.”   Emily has been part of the Drennan lab for two years, this past year as a SuperUROP.  Her mentor in the lab, Ed Brignole, who now heads…

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Congratulations to Mary for her poster!

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Congratulations to postdoc Mary Andorfer on her prizewinning poster “Taming radical enzymes through directed evolution and structural analysis.”  Mary’s poster received Third Place in the Postdoc Category for Best Poster at the April 10 Annual Poster Session of MIT’s Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS) and Superfund Research Program (SRP).

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Welcome to Emily Ulrich!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

A warm welcome to postdoc Emily Ulrich, who joined the Drennan lab on April 2.  Emily will receive her PhD this May from the University of Illinois.  Her thesis, written under the direction of Wilfred van der Donk, is entitled “Diverse Enzyme Reactions in Phosphonate Natural Product Biosynthesis.”    

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Congratulations to Percival Yang-Ting Chen on his first author PNAS paper

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Congratulations to Percival Yang-Ting Chen on his first author PNAS paper!  Read it online at PNAS.

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Cathy featured at MIT’s MacVicar Day March 9

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

MIT celebrated exceptional undergraduate teaching, and honored a new group of MacVicar Faculty Fellows, with a symposium on March 9 titled “Inclusive Pedagogies: Building a Vibrant Community of Learners at MIT.”  Cathy, a 2015 MacVicar Faculty Fellow, kicked off the symposium, speaking about stereotype threat.  Read the MIT News feature.

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Friday, March 30th, 2018

Congrats to Dr. Tsehai Grell and Dr. David Born on successfully defending their respective PhD dissertations!

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