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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