|Apr 24, 2015||Congratulations to Jiansong Xu for receiving a College of Chemistry summer research award!|
|Apr 10, 2015||Congratulations to Bao Nguyen for receiving the SURF Rose Hills Fellowship!|
|Apr 8, 2015||Our paper on the structure of the cyclic AMP-GMP (bacterial cGAMP) riboswitch has been published in Cell Reports! Congrats to Cindy, Colleen, and our collaborators in the Patel lab! Link|
|Apr 6, 2015||Our paper on the discovery of the cyclic AMP-GMP (bacterial cGAMP) riboswitch and the making of a selective fluorescent biosensor has just been published in PNAS! Early Edition|
|Feb 16, 2015||The group welcomes chemistry graduate student Andrew Dippel for the third rotation!|
|Jan 5, 2015||Congratulations to Dr. Scott Hickey on receiving his Ph.D. and best wishes on starting his postdoctoral work with Prof. Michael McManus at UCSF!|
|Dec 18, 2014||Alumni News Flash: Former postdoc Dr. Qian Qin will be starting as an assistant professor of chemistry at Loyola University in New Orleans. Way to go, Qian!|
|Dec 1, 2014||The group welcomes chemistry graduate student Rebekah Kitto for the second rotation!|
|Oct 20, 2014||Congratulations to Dr. Colleen Kellenberger on receiving her Ph.D. and best wishes on starting as a Lineberger postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Kevin Weeks at UNC!|
|Oct 15, 2014||The group welcomes chemistry grad students Todd Wright and Johnny Truong who have joined the lab!|
|Sept 29, 2014||The group welcomes MCB graduate student Rob Nichols for the first rotation!|
|Sept 18, 2014||Our collaborators in the Herr lab have published a paper in Analytical Chemistry demonstrating the riboswitch mobility shift assay in 96-well format. Congrats to Peter and Colleen! Just Accepted Manuscript|
|Sept 8, 2014||The group welcomes Dr. Jongchan Yeo who joins us as a postdoctoral researcher|
|Aug 9, 2014||
Congratulations to Colleen, her invited Methods in Enzymology chapter on design and in vitro analysis of RNA-based fluorescent biosensors has been accepted!
|June 16, 2014||The group welcomes Dr. Debojit Bose who joins us as a postdoctoral researcher|
|May 20, 2014||
Congratulations and best wishes to our graduating senior, Tiffany Wu!
|May 9, 2014||The group welcomes chemical biology grad students Yichi Su and Olga Sokolovskaya (joint student with Michi Taga)!|
|Apr 16, 2014||Our paper on accurate quantification of structured RNA has been accepted at RNA Journal! Advance Online Access|
|Apr 2, 2014||Congratulations to Zach Hallberg, who has been awarded a 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!|
|Mar 22, 2014||Congratulations to last year's summer undergraduate researchers Lynda Truong and Ryan Muller, who have both been awarded a 2014 Goldwater Scholarship! 2014 Scholars|
|Jan 6, 2014||Our Agilent-SBI project has been approved for a second year of funding!|
|Jan 3, 2014||Good news to start off the new year! Congratulations to Scott, his paper on development of a high-throughput screen using fluorescent SAM analogs has been accepted at Chemistry & Biology! Summary|
|Dec 2, 2013||The group welcomes Vincent Grenier, Sean Higgins, and Samantha Keyser on their second rotations!|
|Sept 20, 2013||Our proposal to synthesize binary vectors for multi-gene pathway engineering in plants has been approved as part of the JGI Community Sequencing Program for 2014! Link|
|Aug 28, 2013||Our collaborators in the Rine lab have published a paper in Genetics utilizing our riboswitch mobility shift assay to detect SAM levels in yeast cell lysates! Way to go Jade! Abstract|
|Aug 2, 2013||Congratulations and best wishes to Amgen Scholar Lynda Truong and CRSB Scholar Ryan Muller on finishing their summer projects!|
|Aug 1, 2013||The group welcomes Yichi Su as an incoming chembio graduate student for an early first rotation|
|July 18, 2013||The group welcomes Andrew Cullen as the new lab manager / junior research specialist|
|June 28, 2013||Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Khiem Nguyen on his new postdoc position at the Minteer lab at Utah!|
|June 4, 2013||The group welcomes Angela (Yu-Fang) Hsieh as a chemistry graduate student|
|May 29, 2013||The group welcomes Amgen Scholar Lynda Truong (U of Alabama) and CRSB Scholar Ryan Muller (Arizona State, joint with Don Rio)|
|May 23, 2013||Our paper on cGAS production of a noncanonical cyclic dinucleotide has been published in Cell Reports. Congrats to Steve, Colleen, and our collaborators in the Vance lab! Summary|
|May 22, 2013||
Congratulations and best wishes to our graduating seniors, Geoff Liou, Daniel Cohen, and Caitlin Francoisse!
|May 9, 2013||Congrats to Kathrin (former visiting scholar) and the rest of our collaborators in the Stoecklin lab on their paper in Cell! Abstract|
|April 26, 2013||Best wishes and thank you to Chun-Ting Kuo for his service to the lab this past year|
|Mar 30, 2013||The Hammond lab is a founding member of the Center for RNA Systems Biology. Check out this Link for more information.|
|Mar 21, 2013||Congratulations to Cindy for receiving the Outstanding GSI Award!|
|Mar 14, 2013||Our paper on riboswitch-based biosensors for cyclic di-GMP and cyclic AMP-GMP has been published in JACS. Congrats to Colleen, Steve, and Jade! Just Accepted Communication|
|Feb 19, 2012||The group welcomes URAP student Tiffany Wu and graduate students Thom Brewer and Vivian Yu on their third rotations|
|Jan 25, 2013||Our paper on ultra-rapid RNA-ligand binding assays has been published in JACS. Congrats to Jacob, Qian, Scott, Steve, and our collaborators Kelly and Amy! Just Accepted Article|
|Jan 18, 2013||Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Rachel Senturia on her new position as a patent agent at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati!|
|Jan 7, 2013||The group welcomes Dr. Khiem Nguyen as a new postdoctoral researcher and Zach Hallberg as a joint chemistry graduate student with Sarpong|
|Aug 23, 2012||Congratulations to Scott for receiving the Aldo De Benedictis graduate fellowship!|
|Aug 3, 2012||Congratulations and best wishes to Amgen Scholar Megan Dowdle on finishing her summer project!|
|July 16, 2012||The group welcomes Dr. Rachel Senturia as a new postdoctoral researcher|
|June 29, 2012||Congratulations to Susan Meux on receiving a Spot Award!|
|May 30, 2012||The group welcomes Amgen Scholar Megan Dowdle and research assistant Jade Sales-Lee|
|May 15, 2012||
Congratulations and best wishes to undergrad Pooja Vijayendra on graduating and on her new SRA position in the Levy lab at UCSF!
Congratulations to Geoff Liou for getting a QB3-Berkeley undergraduate biotech internship at Plexxikon!
|Apr 27, 2012||
The group welcomes MCB graduate student Cindy Wang
|Mar 22, 2012||
The group welcomes lab manager Chun-Ting Kuo
|Mar 5, 2012||Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Qian Qin on her new position at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species!|
|Mar 3, 2012||The splicing engineering paper has been selected as a Featured Article by the NAR editors! Synopsis|
|Feb 6, 2012||Our splicing engineering paper has been published in Nucleic Acids Research. Congrats to Scott, Malathy, Alex, Qian, Pooja, and Geoff! Advanced Access Article|
|Feb 6, 2012||The group welcomes graduate student Jacob Vogan on his third rotation|
|Jan 3, 2012||Congratulations and best wishes to Malathy Sridhar on her new position as a senior research associate at DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred!|
|Dec 28, 2011||Congratulations to Steve for receiving the Raymond C. Archibald graduate fellowship!|
|Nov 14, 2011||The group welcomes graduate students Luke Latimer and Jon McMurry on their second rotations|
|Sept 20, 2011||Congratulations to Ming for receiving the NIH New Innovator Award!|
|Sept 5, 2011||The group welcomes graduate students Cheri Ackerman and Cindy Wang on their first rotations|
|Aug 26, 2011||
The group welcomes administrative assistant Susan Meux
|Aug 13, 2011||
Lab Open House is on Monday, Aug 22, 1-4 pm in 202 Lewis Hall!
First-year students are also welcome to join us for Group Meetings, see link below for updated schedule
|Aug 13, 2011||
The group welcomes undergrad Daniel Cohen
Congratulations to undergrad Kania Gandasetiawan and incoming grad student James Nunez on finishing their summer projects!
|May 31, 2011||Congratulations and best wishes to undergrad Madalee Gassaway on starting the Chemistry Ph.D. program at Columbia University!|
|May 17, 2011||Ming's News & Views on two riboswitch dynamics studies has been published in Nature Chemical Biology! Article|
|May 12, 2011||
Congratulations to Pooja for getting a summer internship at the Novo Nordisk Inflammation Research Center!
Congratulations to Geoff for getting a URAP summer award!
|Apr 29, 2011||The group welcomes chembio graduate student Steve Wilson and MCB graduate student Tania Gonzalez|
|Feb 21, 2011||The group welcomes student Caitlin Francoisse|
|Jan 3, 2011||The group welcomes Dr. Qian Qin as a new postdoctoral researcher|
|Nov 15, 2010||The group welcomes graduate students Tania Gonzalez and Steve Wilson on their second rotations|
|Oct 13, 2010||We have launched YouSTEM.org! Check it out via the link below|
|Sept 22, 2010||The group welcomes URAP student Geoffrey Liou|
|Sept 7, 2010||The group welcomes graduate student Abby Knight on her first rotation|
|Aug 23, 2010||To see solutions to Round 2 "Ming pics" puzzles, click on the Group Meetings link below|
|Aug 19, 2010||
Lab Open House is on Monday, Aug 23, 1-4 pm in 202 Lewis Hall!
First-year students are also welcome to join us for Journal Clubs, Lab Meetings, and Research Presentations, see group meeting schedule below
|Aug 5, 2010||
Congratulations to Scott for receiving a 1-year Chemical Biology Training Grant Fellowship!
Congratulations and best wishes to Alexander Westermann on starting his Ph.D. with the Vogel lab at the IMIB, University of Wurzburg!
|July 12, 2010||
The group welcomes lab manager Malathy Sridhar
Congratulations and best wishes to Patrice Kurnath on starting the Biology Ph.D. program at the University of Utah!
|May 24, 2010||The group welcomes students Sukritee Singh, David Spiciarich, and Perry Wu|
|Apr 30, 2010||The group welcomes chemical biology graduate student and NDSEG fellow Colleen Kellenberger|
|Apr 5, 2010||Congratulations to Madalee for getting a QB3-Berkeley undergraduate biotech internship at Plexxikon!|
|Feb 8, 2010||The group welcomes graduate students Kat Hirano and Mary Lin on their third rotations|
|Jan 12, 2010||The group welcomes lab manager Patrice Kurnath|
|Nov 16, 2009||The group welcomes graduate students Matt Davis, Stephanie Jones, Thomas Kleist, and Colleen Kellenberger on their second rotations|
|Nov 5, 2009||Group meeting schedule has been added to website, see link below|
|Nov 2, 2009||The group welcomes work-study student Pooja Vijayendra|
|Oct 12, 2009||The group welcomes chemistry graduate student Scott Hickey|
|Sep 8, 2009||The group welcomes graduate student Gabriela de Almeida on her first rotation assignment|
|Aug 18, 2009||The group welcomes visiting scholars Alexander Westermann and Kathrin Leppek|
|Aug 7, 2009||The group welcomes undergraduate Madalee Gassaway|