Lab News

2018:
• January: Anna and Divya join lab as undergraduate research students. Welcome!!!
• February: Xin received the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry. News releases are in the ECOS and Sloan Foundation.
• February: Patrick is selected to deliver an oral presentation at the ASBMB annual meeting in San Diego, 2018. Congratulations!!!
• February: Patrick’s work has been accepted to Biotechnology Journal and Biochemistry. Congratulations!!!
• March: Xin gave seminars in Chemistry@UC Riverside, Chemistry@The Scripps Research Institute, and ACS@NOLA.
• March: Our collaborative work with Professor Stephen J. Benkovic has been accepted to Biochemistry. Congratulations!!!
• March: Our collaborative work with Professor John V. Badding has been accepted to Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations!!!
• March: Charlie and Conner gave their 2nd year seminars to the department. Excellent talks! Congratulations!!!!
• April: Xin is named a Scialog Fellow of The Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
• June: Patrick’s work has been accepted to Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations!!!
• July: Our collaborative work with Professor Peter Wright has been accepted to Biochemistry. Congratulations!!!
• July: Charlie’s work with Professor Xiaosong Li has been accepted to Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics. Congratulations!!!
• August: We have been selected to receive The Lab Bench to Commercialization Grant from The Eberly College of Science (ECoS) in partnership with the Penn State Research Foundation (PSRF)!!!

2017:
• January: Yusheng, Josh, Nick, Basel, Sam, and Meg join lab as undergraduate research students. Welcome!!!
• January: Kun is admitted to Caltech Chemistry for graduate school. Congratulations!!!!
• February: Patrick’s paper on fluorogenic Halo probe accepted by Biochemistry as an Editor’s Choice Article. Congratulations!!!!
• February: Zi is admitted to UC Riverside Chemistry for graduate school. Congratulations!!!!
• April: Xin organizes the session of Protein Folding, Aggregation and Chaperon at ASBMB, Chicago.
• May: Patrick’s paper on fluorogenic proteome stress sensor accepted by Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations!!!!
• May: Cam is the recipient of the 2017 Paul M. Althouse Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Congratulations!!!!
• May: Visiting students, Wen Wen and Shuyuan, join the lab. Welcome!!!
• May: REU student, Chelsi, joins the lab. Welcome!!!
• June: Josh is accepted to the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. Congratulations!!!
• June: Visiting student, Ying Wang from USTC, joins the lab via an exchange program of USTC. Welcome!!!
• June: Patrick’s paper in Angewandte Chemie is highlighted in F1000Prime!
• August: Patrick’s paper in Angewandte Chemie is reported by Penn State Science and The Optical Society!
• August: Matt successfully passed his comprehensive exam. He is now a PhD candidate!!! Congratulations!!!!
• August: Yusheng (David) is accepted to the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. Congratulations!!!
• September: Visiting student, Baoxing Shen from Southeast University at China, joins the lab via a support from China Scholarship Council. Welcome!!!
• October: Nick and Bas 
have been awarded the research support from the Office of Science Engagement. Congratulations!!!
• November: Leeann and Kwan Ho join the lab as first year graduate students. Welcome!!!
• November: Cam successfully passed his comprehensive exam. He is now a PhD candidate!!! Congratulations!!!!
• December: Matt’s paper is accepted by Bioconjugate Chemistry!!! Congratulations!!!!

2016:
• January: Hannah joins lab as undergraduate research student. Welcome!
• February: Yinghao arrives at Penn State from DICP as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
• March: Xin gives a talk at U. of Maryland Chemistry, College Park.
• November: Charlie and Conner join lab from Chemistry as graduate students. Welcome!
• December: Brandon join lab from MCIBS as a graduate student. Welcome!

2015:
• August: Xin arrives at Penn State!! The lab starts!!
• October: Patrick arrives at Penn State from Scripps as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
• November: Matt joins lab from Chemistry as a graduate student. Welcome!
• December: Cam joins lab from BMB as a graduate student. Welcome!
• December: Kun, Zi, Yufeng, and Chen join lab as undergraduate research student. Welcome!