Congratulations to Bernard Scott who successfully defended his Masters thesis in June 2017! He has accepted an offer of admission to the Ph.D. program at the University of Utah and will continue doing research albeit in an experimental lab. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
Congratulation to Dr. Chunli Yan who published a new paper on combining computational modeling and Cryo-electron microscopy to uncover the mechanisms of transcription initiation. Han, Y.; Yan, C.; Nguyen, K.; Jackobel, A.; Ivanov, I.; Knutson, B.A.; He, Y. Structural mechanism of ATP-independent transcription initiation by RNA polymerase I. eLife (2017) 6, e27414, doi:10.7554/eLife.27414
Group members recently attended and presented at two conferences: Nucleic Acids Research Gordon Conference in Biddeford, ME and CBSB2017: From Compuational Biophysics to Systems Biology 2017. Many thanks to all who presented! (Kathleen Carter, Chunli Yan and Tom Dodd)
Congratulations to Tom Dodd who received a competitive doctoral fellowship from the Molecular Basis of Disease program at Georgia State.
Congratulations to Brad Kossmann who received two competitive awards from Georgia State: 1) the Award for Outstanding Research at the Ph.D. level (only two such awards are given yearly in our department) 2) the Molecular Basis of Disease Outstanding Fellow Award
Congratulations to Tom Dodd on passing his writtten qualifying exam.
Congratulations to Brad Kossmann who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on March 21th 2017! He has accepted a new position in data science based right here in Atlanta. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.