Drennan Lab welcomes five undergraduates for summer 2017

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Five undergraduates are spending the summer of 2017 in the Drennan lab.  Newcomers are MSRP Bio student Gisele Andree, a rising junior at UMass Amherst majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry; HHMI EXROP student Luis Caldera Guzman, about to begin his senior year at UC Berkeley, where he majors in Bioengineering, and Materials Science & Engineering;…

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Congratulations Lindsey, Steve, and Manny!

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Congratulations to Lindsey Backman on receiving a Gilliam Fellowship, Steve Cohen on being selected for the MIT Biotechnology Training Program, and Manuel Ortega on receiving a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Award!

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Wittenborn!

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Elizabeth Wittenborn on receiving her Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry

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Congratulations to Jessica Gable!

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Congratulations to Jessica Gable on receiving the Department of Chemistry Research Award for outstanding achievement in chemistry research! Jessica is a graduating senior and the Drennan Lab will miss her greatly, but we look forward to hearing about her amazing accomplishments in graduate school!  Read more…

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Congratulations to Jen on her Nature paper!

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Bridwell-Rabb on the publication of her Nature paper! Read the paper at Nature!

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Cathy’s General Chemistry Course and TA Training Have Been Profiled In Spectrum!

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Cathy’s 5.111 course, an MIT staple, has been highlighted in MIT’s publication Spectrum! The article discusses her innovations and the OpenCourseWare class.

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Congratulations to Martin for Being Featured in MIT News!

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Congratulations to Martin McLaughlin for being featured in MIT News! His paper, titled “Crystallographic snapshots of sulfur insertion by lipoyl synthase” was published in PNAS!

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Congratulations to Lindsey Backman!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Congratulations to Lindsey Backman on receiving a 2016 NSF graduate research fellowship!

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Congratulations to Christina for Being Featured in MIT News!

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Christina Zimanyi for her newly published paper in eLife! The paper, titled Molecular basis for allosteric specificity regulation in class Ia ribonucleotide reductase from Escherichia coli, has gotten a lot of press over the past few weeks from MIT News, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, and Science 2.0!

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Congratulations to Dr. Marcus Gibson!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Marcus Gibson for being featured on MIT News! The article highlights his paper One-carbon chemistry of oxalate oxidoreductase captured by X-ray crystallography, published in PNAS, early edition on December 28th, 2015. photo credit: MIT

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