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 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 …
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 …
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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 has been recognized by a nomination for a WARF Innovation Award! Check out this video on our work here.
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 Krishnaswamy presented Megan and Bhuvana’s paper entitled “Shining light on molecular communication” at NanoCom 2020.
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 wrote a News & Views for Nature Microbiology. Congratulations all!
Megan visited UIUC to give the BIOE seminar. She gave a talk entitled “Single-Cell Measurement and Control to Unravel Yeast Gene Expression Heterogeneity”
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 entitled “Single-cell measurement and optogenetic control to unravel yeast signaling networks” at the Optogenetic Technologies and Applications conference in Boston, MA.
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 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!
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 …
The Central US Synthetic Biology Workshop was a big success! Most of the lab attended and Kieran and Stephanie presented posters.
Neydis and Kevin presented three-minute thesis presentations at the UW-Madison Biophysics Colloquium. Neydis won best three-minute talk!
Megan was nominated and accepted to be an individual member of the Engineering Biology Research Consortium!
Neydis’ application for the Gilliam Graduate Fellowship program was honored with a “Finalist” designation to recognize her strong application. Congratulations Neydis!