Kevin Stindt recently published a News and Views on the exometabolome in Nature Microbiology.
Lab Member News
Congrats to Neydis on her first first-author paper!
Neydis’ first first-author paper is out today in mSphere! Neydis developed optogenetic control of cell-to-cell cooperative interactions in communities of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Megan is tenured!
Happy to announce that Megan’s tenure is finalized! She is officially an Associate Professor!
Kevin earns a WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant!
Congrats to Kevin for earning a WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant for his project entitled “A smart probiotic for programming fungal members of the microbiome”. Looking forward to developing this cool technology!
Stephanie’s talk at Candida and Candidiasis!
Stephanie gave a stellar talk entitled “Novel microfluidic and optogenetic tools for studying dispersion of Candida albicans” at the Candida and Candidiasis 2021 Meeting! Congrats Stephanie on being selected for a talk and knocking it …
National Science Foundation GRFP Awardees from the McClean Lab!
Excited to announce that the McClean Lab applicants were very successful with their applications to the NSF GRFP! Undergraduate Laura Guerrero was awarded a fellowship, graduate student Zack Harmer won an Honorable Mention and research …
Nice UW Madison article on Bhuvana and Megan’s work bridging biology and electronics for hybrid biosensing!
Article is available here
Megan presented in the UW-Madison Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Seminar Series
Megan presented in the Systems Biology Seminar series at Boston University
Megan presented an invited talk entitled “Single-cell measurement and control to unravel yeast gene expression heterogeneity” in the Boston University Systems Biology Seminar series.
Bhuvana and Megan’s work on hybrid biosensing recognized by a WARF Innovation Award Nomination!
Bhuvana and Megan’s work on hybrid biosensing has been recognized by a nomination for a WARF Innovation Award! Check out this video on our work here.
Megan co-chaired a session “Insights into Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases” at BMES2020
Despite the need for a remote conference, the Technologies for Emerging Infectious Diseases track at BMES contained great research. Megan co-chaired a session entitled “Insights into Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases”. Stephanie Geller also presented her …
Bhuvana presented at ACM NanoCom 2020!
Bhuvana Krishnaswamy presented Megan and Bhuvana’s paper entitled “Shining light on molecular communication” at NanoCom 2020.
Edvard and Kieran’s paper is out at Biotechniques!
Edvard and Kieran wrote a handy protocol to calibrate the optoPlate. Super useful for high-throughput optogenetics. Paper is here and protocol is here.
Kevin and Neydis’ article is out at Nature Microbiology!
Kevin and Neydis wrote a News & Views for Nature Microbiology. Congratulations all!
Megan gave an invited talk in the Microbiome Seminar Series at Duke University
Megan gave the BIOE seminar at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Megan visited UIUC to give the BIOE seminar. She gave a talk entitled “Single-Cell Measurement and Control to Unravel Yeast Gene Expression Heterogeneity”
My, Stephanie, and Cameron’s paper is out in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
The hard work of My, Cameron, and Stephanie has paid off and their paper describing our lab’s workhorse optogenetic tool is out in Biotechnology and Bioengineering entitled “A yeast optogenetic toolkit (yOTK) for gene expression …
Megan gave an invited talk at the Optogenetic Technologies and Applications Conference in Boston
Megan gave an invited talk entitled “Single-cell measurement and optogenetic control to unravel yeast signaling networks” at the Optogenetic Technologies and Applications conference in Boston, MA.
Megan gave a Bioscience Initiative for Recruiting and Networking (BIRN) invited seminar at UC Merced
As part of the UW-Madison Bioscience Initiative for Recruiting and Networking (BIRN), Megan traveled to UC Merced to give a research seminar and talk to undergraduate students about graduate school (and opportunities at UW-Madison)
Megan gave the UC San Diego Bioengineering Seminar
Megan had a wonderful time giving the Bioengineering Seminar at the University of California San Diego (talk: Single-cell Measurement and Control to Unravel Yeast Gene Expression Heterogeneity). Can’t wait for the next visit!
Megan is named a Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator
Lab Members attend the 2nd Annual Conference in Quantitative Biology
Neydis, Lucy, and Taylor attended and gave posters at the 2nd Annual Conference in Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University. We aren’t the tallest lab, so look for their smiling faces in the very front of …
Central US Synthetic Biology Workshop was a big success!
The Central US Synthetic Biology Workshop was a big success! Most of the lab attended and Kieran and Stephanie presented posters.