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July 30, 2018
Welcome to Neha Vithani, a new postdoc the lab.

 
May 16, 2018
Congrats to Max and Justin for great talks at the most recent MSMs and Kinetics in Drug Design meeting.

 
April 11, 2018
Welcome to Matthew Cruz, who decided to end his rotation by joining the lab.

 
Feb 20, 2018
Welcome to our new rotation student, Matthew Cruz.

 
Feb 1, 2018
Congratulations to Catie on winning a MilliporeSigma Fellowship!

 
Jan 31, 2018
Congratulations to Justin, Tom, and Greg for getting a paper accepted at Cell.

 
Jan 6, 2018
Congratulations to Catie on a great talk at the Protein Folding Dynamics Gordon Research Seminar!

 
Dec 10, 2017
We had a great holiday party and potluck. By popular demand, Greg’s loud Christmas jacket made its second appearance.

 
Nov 30, 2017
Congratulations to Catie Knoverek on passing her qual!

 
Nov 10, 2017
We got three papers accepted today! Max, Katie Hart, Catie Knoverek, Tom, and Greg got a paper on how mutations stabilize TEM-1 accepted in ACS Central Science. Tom and Greg are co-authors on a paper about how RXR binds its ligands, accepted in Science Signaling. Greg is also a co-author on a paper about how mutations in RXR cause bladder cancer, accepted in eLife. Go team!

 
Oct 31, 2017
Welcome to our new rotation student, Naomi Wilson.

 
Oct 20, 2017
Congratulations to Sukrit on his successful presentation at the biophysics retreat.

 
Oct 4, 2017
Welcome to our new rotation student, Roseane Dos Reis Silva.

 
August 28, 2017
Welcome to our three new rotatoin students: Michael Ward, Huiming Xia, and Paige Hall.

 
July 28, 2017
We’ve moved into our newly renovated computational space. Hooray for windows and standing desks!


 
July 18, 2017
Congratulations to Justin on passing his qualifying exam!

 
June 20, 2017
We’re sad to say goodbye to Katie Hart, Leos, and Carrie but are also excited for them as they embark on new adventures. Katie will start as an Assistant Professor at Williams College, Leos will be working on drug design at WuXi AppTec, and Carrie will be starting medical school.

 
May 20, 2017
Lab party with Pappy’s BBQ, which was recently voted to have the best ribs in the country.

 
Nov 15, 2016
We’ve moved to new lab space in the South building. Hooray for windows!

 
Oct 29, 2016
Our undergraduates (Katie Moeder and Katelyn Miyasaki) gave great posters today.
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Oct 22, 2016
Congratulations to Sukrit for winning 2nd place in the poster competition at this year’s departmental retreat!

 
Oct 14, 2016
Greg won a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering! The lab decorated his office to celebrate.
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Aug 19, 2016
Congratulations to Katie Hart on her new paper, “Modeling proteins’ hidden conformations to predict antibiotic resistance”, accepted at Nature Communications!

 
Aug 1, 2016
Welcome to Justin Porter, a new graduate student in the lab.

 
June 30, 2016
Congratulations to Leos on getting his paper “Structure and dynamics of PD-L1 and an ultra high-affinity PD-1 receptor mutant” accepted at Structure.

 
June 10, 2016
Congratulations to Max on winning both a Monsanto Graduate Fellowship and a CBSE Scholar Award!

 
May 27, 2016
Greg presented the lab’s work in London.

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May 19-20, 2016
We successfully helped run the first workshop on MSMs in Drug Discovery, held in Boston, MA.

 
April 12, 2016
We won an NSF CAREER award to support our work on MSM-based methods for running efficient simulations!

 
April 10, 2016
Congratulations to Katelyn Moeder and Katelyn Miyasaki on winning BioSURF grants to support their summer research!

 
Jan 27, 2016
Congratulations to Sukrit on passing his qualifying exam!

 
Jan 21, 2016
Congratulations to Max on passing his qualifying exam!

 
Dec 12, 2015
Thanks to everyone for the great food and company at the holiday party.
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Nov 11, 2015
Congratulations to Max on getting his first paper, “FAST Conformational Searches by Balancing Exploration/Exploitation Trade-Offs”, accepted at the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation!

 

Nov 9, 2015
Congratulations to Sukrit on winning a nomination for the HHMI International Scholars Program!

 

Nov 2, 2015
Welcome to Leos, the lab’s first postdoc! Leos will be working on GPCR signaling cascades, especially the one responsible for phototransduction (vision).

 

Sept 15, 2015
Pictures of a fort and the Berlin wall from Max, Sukrit, and Greg’s trip to Berlin for the Molecular Kinetics conference.
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Sept 1, 2015
Congratulations to Katie on getting her paper about a new “stealth” beta-lactam accepted! It’s available here.

 

Aug 18, 2015
Welcome to Carrie Sibbald, a new technician in the lab. Carrie will be helping with protein expression and activity assays.

 

July 15, 2015
Welcome to Brian Dallesasse, an undergraduate who will be doing research with the lab this summer. Brian will be working on new methods for detecting pockets in protein structures.

 

July 9, 2015
Congratulations to Max and Sukrit for winning travel awards to the Molecular Kinetics conference!

 

June 10, 2015
Welcome to Katie Moeder, an undergraduate who will be doing research with the lab this summer. Katie will be working on activity assays to test predicted inhibitors.

 

May 24, 2015
The first paper from the lab just got accepted! It’s about how to computationally predict NMR order parameters and is available here.

 

May 1, 2015
Welcome to Maxwell Zimmerman, a new graduate student in the lab. Max will initially be working on new sampling methods for gathering the simulation data required to build Markov state models more efficiently.

 

April 1, 2015
Welcome to Sukrit Singh, the lab’s first graduate student! Sukrit will initially be working on new methods for detecting correlated motions between different structural elements of a protein that are indicative of allosteric communication.