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 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”
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!
Jarret did a great job presenting his undergraduate research at the BIO152 poster session!
Megan gave a talk at the Fungal Biology Supergroup, the most fun group on campus!
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 …
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.
Neydis won the “Best poster presentation for junior student” award at the Annual Biophysics Colloquium on September 28th, 2018. Congratulations Neydis!
Megan gave a talk entitled “Single-cell Measurement and Control to Unravel Yeast Signaling Networks” and Kieran, Neydis, and Taylor presented posters!
The McClean Lab had a great time volunteering at the BioCore-PRISE Science Night! Stephanie and Taylor showed elementary school students how to prepare DNA from kiwi fruit. PRISE (Promoting Research, Innovation, Science and Engineering) is …