Megan gave the Biomedical Engineering Seminar at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the Big Ten Seminar speaker exchange. She had a great time visiting the campus and chatting with students and faculty. Go Cornhuskers!
Megan gave a selected talk entitled “A yeast optogenetic toolkit for control of intra- and intercellular signaling” at the 2019 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference in San Diego.
Graduate programs that the McClean Lab recruits from did well in the U.S. News rankings (MDTP #1, Biology #18, BME #21) !
Stephanie Steltzer presented her BIO 152 research “Yeast stress response to dynamic change” at the BIO 152 student poster session.
Megan served on a panel at the Wisconsin Science Festival entitled “Designer Genes: Should we be able to edit our genomes?”.
Megan was selected as a Frontier Innovator by the Wellcome Trust. She gave a talk at the Frontiers: Once Science-Life at the Interface meeting in London.
Megan presented the lab’s optogenetics and control work at the Korean-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium in Jeju, Korea.
Megan has been invited to become a Kavli Fellow of the US National Academy of Sciences. Megan will present her research at the Korean-American Kavli Fronteirs of Science Symposium on June 16th in Jeju, Korea.
The McClean lab has moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Megan and Michael presented the optogenetic control technology at Celebrate Princeton Invention. Pictures and a brochure featuring our technology can be found on the event’s website .
Megan McClean returned to Harvard to present a seminar for the “Home and Away” series between Princeton and Harvard.
Megan McClean attended the BWF New Awardee meeting in Research Triangle Park, NC. It was a great opportunity to meet new awardees and share exciting science!
Megan McClean gave a selected talk entitled “Real-time optogenetic control of intracellular protein concentration in microbial cell cultures” at the Q-Bio conference in Santa Fe, NM. Abstracts and the meeting agenda are available here: QBio 2013
The QCB301 students’ hard work characterizing gene expression in S. bayanus in response to a diverse range of stimuli is available online at Genetics! Congratulations students!
Megan presented a lightning talk at the National Centers for Systems Biology Annual Meeting in Bethesda, MD July 11-12. You can watch a video of the conference, including the lightning talks, here
Patrick, Bohao, and Joseph graduate! All three completed senior thesis projects in the McClean lab and received the QCB certificate. Bohao’s thesis won the Molecular Biology Award for Excellence in Senior Thesis Research and the QCB Best Senior …
Natalia Petrenko’s paper “Noise and interlocking signaling pathways promote distinct transcription factor dynamics in response to different stresses” is available online at Molecular Biology of the Cell! Congratulations Natalia!
Agnes Miermont’s paper “Severe osmotic compression triggers a slowdown of intracellular signaling, which can be explained by molecular crowding” is available online at PNAS ! Congratulations Agnes!
Michael Patel presented a poster entitled “Optogenetic Protein Induction System and a Robotic Bioreactor Device Used to Control Protein Levels within a Population of Cells” at the NJEN (New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network) Poster Session and …
Megan McClean and Scott McIsaac were in front of the camera to film “Visualization and analysis of mRNA molecules using fluorescence in situ hybridization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae” for the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE). Look for the article …
Michael Patel presented “An Optogenetic Solution for Real-Time Population-Level Gene Expression Control” at the NJTC (New Jersey Technology Council) Regional Commercialization Conference in Wilmington, Delaware.
The McClean lab’s optogenetic technology won a “Technology Recognition” award in the Innovation Corridor at Biotech2012 in Philadelphia. The title of the presentation was “Optogenetic protein induction system and a robotic bioreactor device used to …
Megan gave a platform presentation entitled “Transcription factor localization dynamics govern the transcriptional response to environmental changes” in the “Stressed Out” session at the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting.