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!
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 …
The Beebe and McClean labs have received a joint R01 entitled “Under-oil open microfluidic system (UOMS) for studying systemic fungal infection”. This grant will fund technology development to better understand the process of dispersion from …
Megan and the research group received an NSF CAREER award entitled “Synthetic approaches to unravel heterogeneous decision-making in individual microbes and populations”. This award will fund research in the McClean lab for the next five …
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A paper written by Megan McClean and Bhuvana Krishnaswamy has been accepted in the Proceedings of the Seventh Annual ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computer and Communication. Congratulations!
Thanks to a $240,329 equipment supplement from NIGMS the McClean Lab will be able to develop and acquire equipment for high-throughput optogenetics. Congratulations all!
A pilot project from the Biomedical Engineering Design course is now published at MethodsX describing a unique microfluidic sampler. Congratulations all!
Our collaboration with the Beebe Lab to develop under-oil microfluidics with applications to studying pathogenic fungal biofilms is now out a Science Advances! Congratulations all!
Megan received a Cellular and Molecular Biology Young Innovator Award at BMES and gave an invited talk entitled ) “Optogenetic repressors of gene expression in yeasts using light-controlled nuclear localization”
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!
Laura Guerrero recently found out she’ll be heading to CalTech this summer to do research in the Wang lab through the WAVE Fellows Program. Congratulations Laura!
The McClean Lab had a great showing at the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference! Stephanie Geller gave a great talk and a poster on her yeast optogenetic tools and Megan gave an invited talked entitled “Single-cell measurement and control …
Taylor and Kieran’s review article, titled “Biological signal generators: integrating synthetic biology tools and in silico control” is available ahead of print in Current Opinion in Systems Biology. Congratulations Kieran and Taylor!
Stephanie received a travel award from the Cellular and Molecular Biology program to give a talk at the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference (coming up in March, 2019). Congratulations Stephanie!
Megan escaped the polar vortex in Wisconsin to give an invited talk at the 18th Annual Workshop at Bellairs- Single Cell and Massively Parallel Approaches. Great science in a beautiful location. Check out the all-star …
Neydis won the “Best poster presentation for junior student” award at the Annual Biophysics Colloquium on September 28th, 2018. Congratulations Neydis!
Laura G. recently accepted an offer from the Synthetic Biology Research Experience for Undergraduates (SynBREU) at Northwestern for the Summer of 2018. This REU includes ten weeks of mentored, research-intensive activities in the field of …
Our collaborative paper entitled “Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals intrinsic and extrinsic regulatory heterogeneity in yeast responding to stress” is out in PLoS Biology. Congrats all!
Neydis wrote a very nice News&Views which is now online at Nature Biotechnology
Cameron’s research was featured in the UW Madison College of Engineering news! Congratulations Cameron!
Stephanie’s project “Mechanisms of dispersion from fungal biofilms received an American Cancer Society IRG pilot grant!