Stephen Hesler successfully presented his Ph.D. defense on January 12. Congratulations Steve!
The Cole lab received UConn COVID-19 Research Seed Funding for our project “Targeting the Endoribonucleases of Coronaviruses.”
David Mouser successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on October 9. Congratulations David!
Steve Hesler was recognized as Outstanding MCB TA for 2019-2020. This award recognizes his outstanding contributions, professional dedication to inspiring student learning and his commitment to education.
Our project to identify inhibitors of the coronavirus endoribonuclease in partnership with Atomwise was profiled in UConn Today.
Our lab was included in a press release describing COVID-19 projects being carried out in partnership with Atomwise, a company that uses artificial intelligence to identify compounds that can bind to proteins.
Another 2020 paper: Zerbe, C.M. and Cole, J.L. (2020) Regulation of PKR by Epstein-Barr Virus EBER1 RNA. Biochemistry. In Press. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00088.
Cassie has started a postdoctoral position in Michael Weekes’ lab at the University of Cambridge. She is using spatial proteomics to map protein subcellular localization and identify protein translocation events upon interferon stimulation.
We have a new paper coming out in Protein Science: Zerbe, C.M., Mouser, D.J. and Cole, J.L. (2019) Oligomerization of RIG-I and MDA5 2CARD Domains. Protein. Sci., in press.
Cassie Zerbe did a great thesis defense presentation on October 8 and is now Dr. Cassie Zerbe.