QCB and Molecular Biology Class Day

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’s paper is out!

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’ paper is out

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!

NJEN Poster and Pitch Contest

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 …

Jove Filming

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 …

Biotech2012 Innovation Corridor

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 …

Stressed out!

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.

Design, Build, Test!

Justin Melendez gave a talk entitled “Real-time light-driven temporal control of gene expression and protein concentration in S. cerevisiae” in the “Synthetic Biology: Design, Build, Test” workshop at the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting.

Anjali graduates!

Anjali’s senior thesis won the QCB Thesis Prize and the Molecular Biology Department’s award for excellence!  Congratulations Anjali!  She is off to bigger and better things and we will miss her!

UC Irvine Talk

Megan gave an invited talk entitled “Probing pathway components to understand information processing in signaling pathways” at the Center for Complex Biological Systems at the University of California, Irvine.

CIFAR Meeting

Megan gave an invited talk at the CIFAR Genetic Networks Program Meeting at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (New York University, New York, New York) entitled “Probing Pathway Components to Understand Information Processing in …