MIT.nano’s Cryo-EM facility celebrates its opening

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

On October 5th, MIT.nano’s Cryo-EM facility celebrated its opening with a day-long symposium hosted by the Department of Biology. The presenters had department affiliations ranging from biology  and chemistry to mathematics to electrical engineering and computer science, highlighting the diverse and exciting research that will now be possible on MIT’s campus. As part of the…

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Cathy honored as the 2018 Herschbach teacher/scientist by Harvard University

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Cathy was honored as the 2018 Herschbach teacher/scientist by Harvard University. This lecture series  honors emeritus  professor Dudley Herschbach, a Nobel-prize winning chemist and a devoted educator. For the lecture series Cathy was hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard Unviersity. Her…

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Congratulations to Tsehai Grell!

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Congratulations to Tsehai on her first author paper in Journal of Biology Chemistry. Read it here!

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Wittenborn!

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Congratulations to Elizabeth for her first author paper in eLife which is highlighted by MIT News here! Read the paper here.  

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Congratulations to Mary on her NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Congratulations to postdoc Mary Andorfer for her NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship  awarded for her project titled “Taming radical enzymes through directed evolution and structural analysis”

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Congratulations to Francesca on her teaching award!

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Congratulations to Francesca on her teaching award for her efforts with 5.111 in Spring 2018!                     Francesca with her fellow recipients of teaching awards for the Department of Chemistry.

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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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