March 28, 2017

PMB Faculty Receive ASPB Awards

PMB faculty member Blake Meyers (Danforth Center) receives the Charles Albert Shull Award and Rick Vierstra is an ASPB Fellow.

March 17, 2017

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Jennie Shoots (Haswell lab) received a fellowship and Sarah Rommelfanger (Zhang lab) was an honorable mention. Also, undergrads in PMB labs received a fellowship (Neha Prasad, Wencewicz lab) and an honorable mention (Kate Harline, Jez lab).

March 7, 2017

Making New Cytochromes c in the Kranz Lab

PMB student Jeremy King (Blankenship lab) is a co-author

Mendez et al. (2017 Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114, 2235-40) engineering human cytochrome c synthase to generate new cytochrome c variants with diverse properties.

March 6, 2017

TEDx Talk

Dr. Jim Carrington (Danforth Center) gives a TEDx talk on the Science in Our Food.

February 21, 2017

Graduate Senate Symposium Prize

Cynthia Holland (Jez lab) wins 3rd Place Best Poster in the Sciences at the Graduate Senate Research Symposium.

January 11, 2017

New PhD!

Congratulations to Dr. Eric Hamilton (Haswell lab).  Eric leaves for the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Communications Office.

November 14, 2016

Metabolic Crosstalk in Auxin and Salicylic Acid Homeostasis

PMB student Ashley Sherp (Jez lab) is a co-first author

Westfall CS* & Sherp AM* et al. (2016 Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113, 13917-22) describe how the GH3.5 acyl acid amido synthetase mediates metabolic crosstalk in auxin and salicylic acid homeostasis in Arabidopsis.

October 28, 2016

Vierstra Lab Science Paper

Mutant plants reveal temperature sensor

Legris et al., 2016 Science (354, 897-900) reveals how a phytochrome integrates light and temperature signals.