|July 2, 2015||Our paper on applying suicide exons to study plant immune signaling has been published in Nucleic Acids Research! Congrats to Tania and Bao, and our collaborators in the Loque lab and Brian Staskawicz! Advance Open Access|
|June 26, 2015||Our paper on a minimalist biosensor has been published in RNA Biology! Congrats to Colleen, Jade, Madalee and our collaborators in the Herr lab! Just Accepted|
|June 6, 2015||Congratulations to Todd Wright and Zach Hallberg for winning a poster prize at the 2015 Chemical Biology in the Bay Area event!|
|May 20, 2015||
Congratulations and best wishes to our graduating seniors, Wanda Thi and Cindy Lam!
|May 12, 2015||Our paper on the first fluorescent biosensor for cyclic di-AMP has been published in JACS! Congrats to Colleen and our collaborators in the Portnoy lab! Just Accepted|
|May 1, 2015||The group welcomes chembio grad students Rebekah Kitto and Andrew Dippel who have joined the lab!|
|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|