Honors & News
May 6, 2015
2015 Awards Announced
The 2015 Vincent duVignaeud Award for excellence in basic research will be awarded at this year's commencement to Dr. Steven Baker who completed his Ph.D. in Luis Martinez-Sobrido's lab.
The 2015 Wallace O. Fenn Award for excellence in basic research will be awarded at this year's commencement to Dr. Julie Sahler who completed her Ph.D. in Richard Phipps' lab.
Award Recipients for the Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Research have been awarded to Dr. Denise Skrombolas who completed her Ph.D. in the lab of John Frelinger and Dr. Benson Cheng who completed his Ph.D. in Luis Martinez-Sobrido's lab.
The Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Jennifer Colquhoun. Jennifer is in Paul Dunman's laboratory.
A Departmental Peer Mentoring Award was established this year. The recipient of the 2015 award is Lisbeth Boule. Lisbeth is in Paige Lawrence's laboratory.
- A LysR-family transcriptional regulator required for virulence in Brucella abortus is highly conserved among the α-proteobacteria.Mol Microbiol. (2015 Jul 15).
- Rot is a key regulator of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation.Mol Microbiol. 96, 388-404. (2015 Apr 01).
- Small-molecule inhibitors of Staphylococcus aureus RnpA-mediated RNA turnover and tRNA processing.Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 59, 2016-28. (2015 Apr 01).