The Drennan Lab welcomes Dr. Squire Booker to campus for the 2019 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony!

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Members of the Drennan Lab were happy to welcome Squire Booker, PhD ’94, Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Eberly Family Distinguished Chair in Science at Penn State University, to MIT as he prepared to offer remarks at the 2019 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and Degree Conferral Ceremony. Dr….

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Congratulations to Emily on her NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Congratulations to postdoc Emily Ulrich for her NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded for her project titled “Structural Characterization of AdoMet Radical Enzyme-Catalyzed Posttranslational Modifications in Bacterial Anaerobic Metabolism.“

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Welcome Dante and Gerardo!

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

The Drennan lab welcomes first year MIT Biology graduate student Gerardo Perez Gonclaves and first year Harvard Biophysics graduate student Dante Avalos!  

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Congratulations to Francesca!

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Congratulations to Francesca Vaccaro for passing her Ph.D. candidacy exam!

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Cathy testifies at the MA State House

Friday, March 29th, 2019

On March 28th, Cathy had the opportunity to testify at the MA State House  as part of the “Legislative Briefing about Biomedical Research.” The briefing was organized by the Biophysical Society and hosted by State Representative Mike Connolly.         Cathy explaining the advances in resolution for Cryo-EM          …

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Lab outing to see Photograph 51!

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Members of the lab had the opportunity to see Photograph 51 at Central Square Theater. The play recounts the competitive race to solve the structure of the DNA molecule using X-ray crystallography. Learn more about the play here and Central Square Theater here!  

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Congratulations to Steve!

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Congratulations to Steve Cohen for his paper in Nature Communications! Read it here!

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Congratulations to Cathy!

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Congratulations to Cathy for being named the 2018-2019 King Lecturer Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, the Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecturer at the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, and  the William W. Wells Lecturer at Michigan State University!

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Congratulations to Paty!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Congratulations to Paty Feliciano on her first author paper in ACS Chemical Biology! Read it here!

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Congratulations to Percy!

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Congratulations to Percy Yang-Ting Chen for his first author paper in Joule! Read it here!

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