Recent Lab Announcements


9/01/14

A video highlight of Nils's Presentation at Mcubed Symposium 2013 entitled "Seeing is Believing: Electron Microscopy and the Art of DNA Sushi" is now available online here .


8/15/14

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Marek for successfully defending his thesis entitled "Heterogeneous folding and function of small RNA motifs: The hairpin ribozyme and a translational riboswitch"!


6/7/14

Congratulations to Matthew (Matt) Kahlscheuer for receiving the Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology best poster award at the RNA Society meeting 2014 in Quebec City! His award is featured in the Fall 2014 RNA Society Newsletter.


4/28/14

Congratulations to Dr. Wendy Tay for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Structures, Dynamics, and Ribozymes: An Investigation of RNA Structural Dynamics With the Hepatitis Delta Virus and Hairpin Ribozymes"!


3/8/14

Congratulations to Dr. Krishna Chaitanya Suddala for successfully defending his thesis entitled "A Tale of Two RNAs: Single Molecule Investigation of the Conformation, Dynamics and Ligand binding to the PreQ1 and T-box Riboswitches"!


3/22/14

Nils's Presentation in the Saturday Morning Physics entitled "The Origin of Life: Chemistry As The Driver of Our Evolution" is now available online here .


3/10/14

Congratulations to Dr. Kamali Sripathi for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Structural Dynamics of the Hepatitis Delta Virus and Hairpin Ribozymes: Implications for Function"!


3/4/14

Congratulations to Matthew (Matt) Kahlscheuer for receiving the Travel Award for the RNA 2014 meeting!


10/28/13

Congratulations to Krishna Suddala for receiving the Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant!


8/2/13

Congratulations to Dr. Ramya Krishnan for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Understanding Pre-mRNA Dynamics in Single Spliceosome Complexes"!


7/16/13

Congratulations to Matthew (Matt) Kahlscheuer, Paul Lund, and Corey Custer for receiving the Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant!


5/10/13

Congratulations to Nils for receiving the Imes and Moore Faculty Award!


5/7/13

Congratulations to Dr. Vishalakshi Krishnan for successfully defending her thesis entitled "An Investigation of the RNA Induced Silencing Complex and its Therapeutic Implications"!


5/2/13

Congratulations to Dr. Arlie Rinaldi for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Establishing Ligand Mediated RNA Folding of Translational Riboswitches as Genetic Regulators using Single Molecule Microscopy"!


5/1/13

Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Michelotti for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Using Brownian Motion to Characterize the Nuclear Pore Complex, Molecular Robots, and Antimony-Doped Tin Oxide"!


4/19/13

Congratulations to Dr. Erika N. Cline for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Interactions between Nanoparticles and Biological Charged Lines: Biological Mimics of Protein-DNA Complexes and Microtubules as Drug Targets"!


4/18/13

Congratulations to Dr. Mario Reynaldo Blanco for successfully defending his thesis entitled "Splicing at Single Molecule Resolution: pre-mRNA Dynamics throughout Spliceosome Assembly and Catalysis"!


4/5/13

Congratulations to Mariusz who will be entering Johns Hopkin University's Biophysics graduate program this fall!


3/22/13

Congratulations to Corey for receiving a 2013 GAANN fellowship!


3/15/13

Congratulations to Nils for receiving the University of Michigan Faculty Recognition Award!


3/15/13

Congratulations to Maria and Will for receiving Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships!


12/18/12

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Johnson-Buck for successfully defending his thesis entitled "Detection of Stochastic and Heterogeneous Behaviors in DNA Nanodevices by Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy"!


6/2/12

Congratulations to Arlie for receiving the NSMB poster award at the RNA Society Meeting (selected from over 450 posters)!


4/24/12

Congratulations to Wendy for receiving a Canadian NSERC predoctoral scholarship!


3/25/12

Congratulations to Sethu and Visha on their wedding day!


3/9/12

Congratulations to Alex for receiving the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award!


2/22/12

Congratulations to Alex for receiving the highly competitive Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship! This fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing.


2/8/12

Congratulations to Krishna and Surma on their wedding day!


12/20/11

Congratulations to Dr. Sethu(ramasundaram) Pitchiaya for successfully defending his thesis entitled "Probing microRNA Activity in vitro and inside Cells Using Single Molecule Microscopy"!


12/14/11

Congratulations to Dr. Gabrielle Todd for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Secondary Structure of Bacteriophage T4 Gene 60 mRNA: Implications for Translational Bypassing"!