Recent Lab Announcements


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!


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"!