Congratulations To Jonah And Michele On The Birth Of Gabriel
A new Brooks group member as Jonah and Michele gave birth to a new son, Gabriel, born 5#15oz. Mom and son are doing well. Best wishes to you all as you settle in with your expanded family.
October 17, 2016
Alex Morriss-Andrews Transitions To Ann Arbor Medical Technology Company!
Congratulations to Alex, he has moved to a new position as a system engineer at NouMoDx Molecular. Good luck in the next stage of your career Alex.
October 5, 2016
Nobel Prize In Chemistry - Molecular Machines
The Chemistry Nobel Prize goes to three European Scientists (though one now is at Northwestern) for their work on molecular machines. Cool stuff!
September 18, 2016
UM Chemistry And Biophysics Departments Host Brooks 60th Symposium
Chemistry and Biophysics have organized a symposium recognizing Charlie's accomplishments during his first 60 years. Symposium speakers include: Cathy Royer (RPI), Ron Levy (Temple) and Ken Houk (UCLA).
September 5, 2016
Welcome To Amanda Peiffer - Rotating From Chemical Biology Program
Amanda Peiffer will be rotating in the Brooks Group this semester. Amanda is from the Chemical Biology graduate program and is working on predicting the structures of VP16(aH1):Med25(AciD) and VP16:Med25(AciD) transcriptional activator complexes. Welcome Amanda!
September 1, 2016
Welcome Garrett Meek As New Postdoc In The Brooks Group
Garrett Meek will join us from MSU as a postdoc. He will work on developing transferable coarse-grained models for protein-protein interactions.
July 29, 2016
Charlie Elected President Of The Protein Society
Protein Society elections for new officers find Charlie as winning candidate for President. He will serve as President-elect (with Carol Post) for one year, followed by two years as President and one as Past President. Congratulations Charlie.
June 15, 2016
Jonah Vilseck Joins Brooks Group As A Postdoc From Jorgensen Lab At Yale
Jonah is starting as a postdoc in the group with a focus on multi-site lambda dynamics and free energy methods. Welcome aboard Jonah.
June 5, 2016
Welcome To Jessica Leuchter, Summer Rotation Student From Chemistry Graduate Program
Jessica will join us for the summer and will begin graduate studies in Chemistry in the fall. Jessica is working on constant pH molecular dynamics. Welcome to the group Jessica.
April 26, 2016
Welcome New Grad Student Group Members Yanming Wang And Murchtricia Charles
The Brooks Group Welcomes our newest graduate student colleagues, Murchtricia Charles will be joining us from the Bioinformatics graduate program and Yanming Wang is coming to the group from the Chemistry program. Welcome!
April 12, 2016
Kira Accepts Position With Merck
Congratulations to Kira and her new position with Merck. Kira will start her new position early this summer.
April 10, 2016
Presenting Professor Aaron Frank
Great News, Aaaron Frank accepted a position as Assistant Professor in Biophysics and Chemistry at the University of Michigan. Congratulations Aaron. Aaron will start his new faculty position on July 1.
March 14, 2016
Symposium Held In Charlie's Honor
A 3 day symposium was held in Charlie's honor at ACS San Diego, with many former and current group members and colleagues in attendance!
January 17, 2016
Congratulations to Shuai on further expanding the group, and his family!
Shuai and his wife gave birth to a baby girl last night. Congratulations on your family addition!
January 6, 2016
Welcome Nicholas Foster, Rotation Student From Chemical Biology
Welcome Nicholas, winter rotation student in the chemical biology program.
December 21, 2015
Dynamic duo defend dynamics
The dynamic duo, Super G-man and Boy-Arthur pose with "boss man" and his colleague Arnold the tin snowman after graduation yesterday. Good luck guys!
December 8, 2015
Welcome to the Brooks Group Baby Florian
Congratulations to Josh and Jody on the birth of baby Florian, born 8 pm December 7th. Baby Florian is 7 lbs and mom and baby are doing well
November 5, 2015
Congrats To Efrosini For Passing Her Candidacy Exam In Flying Colors!
A big hurrah to Efrosini for an excellent candidacy presentation and defense. Now the fun starts!
September 3, 2015
Congratulations To Liz
Congrats to Liz in passing her candidacy exam today! One more hurdle down.
September 2, 2015
Welcome Yanming Wang Rotation Student In Chemistry
Welcome Yanming! He joins us for a rotation this semester. Yanming is a chemistry student.
September 2, 2015
Refreshed Faces Return! Welcome Back Blair
Blair Whittington, now a sophomore, returns for the fall semester. Great to see her in group meeting - we need representation from Walled Lake :-)
September 2, 2015
Welcome Maral Budak Rotation Student In Biophysics
We all wish Maral a hearty welcome as she joins us for a rotation this semester. Maral is a PIBS Biophysics student.
September 1, 2015
Welcome To New Postdoc Ryan Hayes
The Brooks Group welcomes Ryan Hayes to the group. Ryan recently finished his Ph.D. with Jose' Onuchic at Rice University.
August 26, 2015
Charlie Named 2016 Fellow Of The Biophysical Society
Congratulations to the "fearless leader" Charlie, who was elected to the 2016 class of Fellows of the Biophysical Society. Charlie will receive his award/recognition at the LA BPS Meeting in February, 2016.
August 17, 2015
Tony Mustoe, Former Brooksian Wins Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship
Tony was recently awarded the Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Postdoctoral work he is carrying-out with Kevin Weeks at UNC, Chapel Hill. Congratulations Tony!
August 7, 2015
Introducing Dr. Jessica Gagnon, Ph.D.
Congratulations on an excellent Ph.D. thesis defense by Jessica Gagnon!
August 6, 2015
Alexis, Biophysics REU, Presents Work At REU Symposium
Congratulations to Alexis Okainski on a successful summer REU. Alexis presented her work at the REU symposium to an audience of Physicists and Biophysicists. Alexis worked with Logan and Alex over the summer on coarse graining of protein-protein interactions.
July 17, 2015
Charlie Attends Annual CHARMM Developer Meeting In Vienna, Austria
Charlie helped run sessions at the annual CHARMM Developers meeting. This year hosted by Stefan Boresh in Vienna, Austria.
July 1, 2015
Murchtricia Charles Joins Us This Summer As A Rotation Student!
Welcome to the group for your first rotation Tricia! Good luck!
June 19, 2015
Brooks Group Members Present At Proteins GRC
Liz, Efrosini, Alex, and Blair and Logan all presented posters at the Proteins Gordon Research Conference at Holderness School, Plymouth, NH this week. Great science, hiking, and networking. Congratulations on excellent poster presentations to all.
June 11, 2015
Presenting Dr Garrett Goh! Congratulations On Successful Thesis Defense.
Congratulations on an excellent Ph.D. thesis defense by Garrett. Garrett joined the Brooksian family of Ph.D.s with an outstanding presentation and an excellent thesis.
June 1, 2015
Efrosini Artikis Joins The Group As A New Graduate Student
Welcome to the group Efrosini!
June 1, 2015
Welcome Alexis Okasinski, Biophysics REU Student To The Lab!
Brooks group welcome to Alexis. She will be working with Logan and Alex this summer. Have a great experience, and get lot's of good research done!
April 22, 2015
UROP Students In The Brooks Group, Blair, Jessica And Jade Present Their Research Work At The UROP Poster Symposium
Congratulations to Blair Whittington, Jessica Sullivan and Jade Varineau for a successful year of research. Hard to believe you were only Frosh! Thanks to to your mentors, Logan Alhstrom and Karunesh Arora for providing guidance and direction.
April 8, 2015
Alex Dickson Accepts Faculty Position At Michigan State University
Congratulations to Alex on his decision to join the faculty of Michigan State University as an Assistant Professor in January, 2016. Alex will be a joint faculty in the departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE).
March 30, 2015
Garrett Wins Prestigious Linus Pauling Postdoctoral Fellowship
Congratulations to Garrett for winning/accepting the prestigious Linus Pauling Postdoctoral Fellowship at PNNL. Garrett will work in a semi-independent manner beginning in the fall. Great job!
March 23, 2015
Garrett, Jessica And Elena Present Their Work At The ACS Meeting In Denver
Group members presented work in Multi-site lambda dynamics, flexible CDOCKER and Cyan Fluorescent Protein at the National ACS Meeting in Denver. Great job!
March 3, 2015
Afra's Paper "Membrane Environment Modulates The PKa Values Of Transmembrane Helices" Accepted In J Phys Chem B
Congratulations Afra on paper number 9 of the year!
February 23, 2015
Congratulations To Tony For Paper Number Eight Of The Year Accepted In JACS
Tony's paper on mitochondrial RNA folding and stability examined with TOPRNA will appear shortly in JACS. Thanks to Tony for a great job, and our collaborators, Carol Fierke, Hashim Al-Hashimi, Paul Lin and Xin Liu.
February 15, 2015
Bon Voyage To Charlie As He Leaves For A Short Sabbatical At The Weizmann Institute In Israel
Charlie will spend 1-2 months visiting the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel. He has received a prestigious Visiting Professorship during his visit.
February 10, 2015
Another Brooks Group Paper With Mauricio Carrillo-Tripp Accepted In J. Struct. Biol.
Congratulations to Mauricio on publication of his paper on "Protein-protein interaction pattern discovery platform for the structural analysis of virus capsids using Google Maps". Exploring viral capsid protein-protien interfaces.
February 6, 2015
Congratulations To Kira And Garrett For Paper Number Five For 2015!
Kira's and Garrett's paper "Biasing Potential Replica Exchange Multi-Site Lambda-Dynamics for Efficient Free Energy Calculations" is accepted for publication in JCTC. Nice job!
February 3, 2015
Elena, Garrett And Alex Get JACS Paper Accepted!
Paper number four for the year "pH-dependent Transient Conformational States Control Optical Properties of Cyan Fluorescent Protein" ia accepted in JACS. Congratulations Elena, Garrett and Alex.
January 28, 2015
Congratulations To Xinqiang For Passing His Candidacy Exam!
Xinqiang passed his candidacy exam in Bioinformatics. He's now a PhD candidate! Great job.
January 19, 2015
Alex and Isabella welcome a new Brooksian to the group!
Congratulations to Alex and Isabella on the birth of Florence Elizabeth de Barbaro at 8:12 PM, January 19. Sheâ8 lbs 12 oz and she, mom and Alex are doing great. Itâwonderful to welcome a new Brooks group member into the world:-)
January 15, 2015
Shanshan Has Third Paper Of 2015 - PCAlign In Press In BMC Bioinformatics
January 7, 2015
Congratulations To Fox And Tuli Mukhopadhyay On Getting The Second Paper Of The Year Accepted - In PNAS
Our paper "Residue level resolution of alphavirus envelope protein interactions in pH dependent fusion" was accepted for publication in PNAS. Great job Fox and Tuli!
January 6, 2015
First Paper Of The Year Accepted In JMB!
The paper by Logan, Alex and Sean - Multiscale Modeling of a Conditionally Disordered pH-Sensing Chaperone - will appear in JMB shortly. This paper outlines a complete multi-scale approach for examining structure-function relationships in the conditionally disordered HdeA protein chaperone.
January 1, 2015
Happy And Prosperous New Year!
The Brooks Group Wishes Everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year
November 26, 2014
We Wish A Fond Farewell To Visiting Scientist Huiyu
Huiyu Li is heading back to her faculty position in China this weekend. She will continue her collaborative research with the group. We wish her well on her return home, and will miss her.
November 14, 2014
Congratulations To Summer Biophysics UROP Student Aiman Sherani For Winning A Travel Award To Participate In The 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference In STEM In Washington, DC
Great job Aiman! Good luck with your school year at Wellesley.
October 24, 2014
We Bid Farewell To Afra
Afra moves to BU in a teaching-postdoc position with John Straub. Good luck Afra!
September 21, 2014
Welcome Annie Wang - Shanshan's beautiful daughter!
The Brooks group congratulates Shanshan ( Sunshine ) on the birth of her daughter Annie ( Zixuan Ann Wang ) at 3:35 AM Monday morning ( September 21). Shanshan, daughter and family are doing well, though somewhat sleep deprived. Mazel tov!
September 15, 2014
Mina Jafari Joins The Group As A Chemistry Rotation Student
Welcome Mina, we look forward to a productive semester!
September 15, 2014
Biophysics Graduate Student Efrosini Artikis Joins For Rotation Semester
Efrosini joins the lab for a rotation. Welcome Efrosini!
September 11, 2014
Congratulations to Shanshan (Sunshine) on delivering a fantastic thesis!
Sunshine (and daughter) gave an outstanding thesis defense talk. We wish her the best as she launches the next stages of her career and life as a parent and researcher in Singapore. We will miss you Sunshine.
September 2, 2014
Welcome To New Brooks Group Postdoc Alex Morriss-Andrews
Alex joins us from UCSB where he completed his Ph.D. with Joan Shea. We look forward to Alex's productivity and interactivity.
August 28, 2014
Congratulations to Tony on an exceptional thesis defense
We will all miss Tony as he moves on to postdoctoral studies at Duke. We congratulate him on his outstanding thesis and defense. His champagne bottle joins the others in anticipation of more great things to come. Keep in touch Tony, we’ll miss you!
August 13, 2014
Charlie welcomes newest group member
Grandpa Charlie with his new (and first) granddaughter Madison Grace. He's telling her about protein folding!
August 5, 2014
Congratulations To Sean And Xiancheng - Moving On To New Positions
We will bid a fond adieu to Sean
as they transition to new positions at TD Ameritrade Advanced Technology and Innovation Center
(Ann Arbor, MI) and IBM Watson Research Center
(Cambridge, MA), respectively. Good luck in your new careers! We'll miss you:-)!
July 7, 2014
Sean And Jessica Publish In Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.!
Their work, conducted in collaboration with Dr. Anna Mapp, presented novel methods for studying allostery using a coarse-grained model and provided new insights into the allosteric regulation of IDPs. Congratulations, Sean and Jessica!
July 7, 2014
Karunesh Publishes Work In Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.!
This collaborative work examined frustration in the folding of the CheY protein through the innovative use of coarse-grained simulations to study circular permutants of CheY. Congratulations, Karunesh!
July 4, 2014
Congratulations To Xiancheng And Dai On The Birth Of Their Daughter!
Liyi (栎伊), was born on Independence Day , weighing in at 7lb 2oz!
July 1, 2014
Xinqiang Ding Joins The Group As A New Graduate Student
Welcome to the group, Xinqiang!
June 16, 2014
Charlie Awarded Gilda Loew Memorial Award From The International Society Of Quantum Biology And Pharmacology
June 6, 2014
Logan Wins NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Grant
Congratulations to Logan for receiving an NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship. Great job Logan!
June 3, 2014
Elizabeth (Liz) Gichana Joins The Group As A New PIBS Graduate Student
Welcome aboard Liz! Fold your ancestors!
June 2, 2014
Summer REUs Arrive
Welcome Aiman Sherani, biophysics REU, physics major from Wellesley College, and Nathan Jenkins, med chem REU, chemistry/comp sci major, New Mexico State University. Looking forward to a successful summer!
May 30, 2014
Protein Folding Consortium Meeting Held In Ann Arbor
The Brooks Group helped organize and participated in the Protein Folding Consortium Meeting, May 30 - June 1 here in Ann Arbor. Poster presentations by Karunesh, Alex, Sean, Logan, Jessica and Liz. Alex gave an "Ignite talk" - 20 slides, self-advancing every 15 seconds, 5 minutes total - awesome job.
April 23, 2014
Undergraduate Students Present Work In UROP Spring Research Symposium
Five students presented their research in collaboration with UROP sponsors Aaron, Garrett, Karunesh, and Logan.
March 11, 2014
Congratulations To Aaron And Noorie On The Birth Of Their Son
Aaron and his wife welcomed Azmeer Terrence Abbasi-Frank to their family. Mother and baby are doing well.
March 1, 2014
Brooks And Feig Lab Ski Trip
The Brooks and Feig labs meet in between Ann Arbor and East Lansing for a Saturday ski trip at Mt. Brighton.
February 26, 2014
Karunesh Receives First Independent Funding From NIH
In a collaborative project with Bob Matthews on the folding of TIM barrel proteins, Karunesh receives funding for his contributions in NIH grant. Congratulations "special K".
February 24, 2014
Karunesh Submits First Independent NIH Grant
Congratulations to Karunesh for submitting his first NIH grant as PI. Good luck!
January 13, 2014
Sean, Garrett, Logan, And Charlie Presented Their Work At The 2014 Protein Folding Gordon Research Conference.
We presented our work focusing on complex and pH-dependent folding processes.
December 20, 2013
First XSEDE Grant Goes To Fox And Garrett
Congratulations to Fox and Garrett in winning their grant for supercomputing time of ~5M processor hours.
September 22, 2013
Members of the Brooks lab (and Professor Zimmerman) take a Sunday trip to Detroit to watch a baseball game between the Tigers and the Chicago White Sox.
September 9, 2013
Elena Laricheva Presents Work At ACS National Meeting
Elena gave an invited talk in the Phys Division of ACS at the National meeting in Indianapolis on her recently published work describing the mechanism of pH-mediated switching from inactive to active forms of rhodopsin.
August 19, 2013
Congratulations Dr (Joseph) Yesselman For An Excellent Thesis Defense
Joe did an excellent job defending his dissertation yesterday and now joins the rank of Ph.D.'s who have been associated with the Brooks Group. Congratulations to Joe and good luck in your new position in California!
August 16, 2013
Jessica And Garrett Present At The Vaughn Symposium
Graduate students, Garrett Goh and Jessica Gagnon both presented posters at the 2013 Vaughn Symposium.
August 13, 2013
Adieu To Harish
Harish is off to start his new faculty adventure as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. Good luck Harish, we'll look for your papers!
July 30, 2013
Professor Brooks Elected To Protein Society Executive Council
In the recent elections for the Protein Society, Professor Brooks was elected for a three year term on the Executive Council.
July 23, 2013
Karandeep Presents Work At Local Symposium
Summer REU student, Karandeep (KD) Singh, presents a poster from his project with Karunesh at the Khorana Scholar Mini-Symposium.
July 7, 2013
Welcome Zunliang Wang From Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Zunliang Wang will join us for six months or so to work with Shuai and Taehoon on the abiotic/biotic interfaces project. Welcome Zunliang!
July 1, 2013
Bon Voyage Bin
Bin Zhang moves on to a new position with Ron Levy at Temple University. Good luck Bin!
July 1, 2013
We welcome Aaron Frank as a new postdoctoral researcher in the lab. Aaron won the prestigious University of Michigan Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship and he joins us today. Aaron was an graduate student with Ioan Andricioaei at UC, Irvine and just finished an industrial postdoctoral experience with Nymirum. Glad to have you aboard Aaron.
June 27, 2013
Garrett Wins Prestigious HHMI Graduate Fellowship
Garret was chosen by the Chemistry Department as one of their nominees for the prestigious HHMI graduate student fellowship and just learned he was awarded this honor. Outstanding Garret, congratulations.
June 10, 2013
Welcome To New Postdoctoral Associate Kira Armacost
Let's all welcome Kira to the lab. Kira comes to us after finishing her Ph.D. with Orlando Acevedo.
June 3, 2013
Welcome Alexander Jalota As Biophysics Summer REU
Biophysics REU student Alexander Jalota from UMBC will join the lab for the summer. Welcome Alexander!
June 3, 2013
Garrett Attends Nucleic Acids GRC
Garrett attended the Nucleic Acids Gordon Research Conference at the University of New England. He presented work on DNA/RNA Constant pH molecular dynamics.
June 2, 2013
Welcome To Karandeep (KD) Singh - Summer Reu Student
We welcome summer REU student from India, KD. KD is working with Karunesh this summer. We look forward to exciting results!
May 29, 2013
Garrett Wins The Alumni Fund Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
Congratulations to Garrett on winning the Alumni Fund Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award in the Chemistry Department!
Well done Garrett.
May 29, 2013
Karunesh, Alex And Charlie Attend Protein Folding Consortium Meeting At Berkeley This Weekend.
Our work on folding of CheY circular permutants, folding of RNAse H and folding networks will be discussed as part of the annual PFC meeting in Berkeley this weekend.
May 22, 2013
Harish Accepts Faculty Position In Chemical Engineering At U. New Hampshire
Congratulations Harish at successfully navigating the academic faculty maze! We will miss you when you leave at summer's end, but look forward to seeing lot's of productivity coming from New England!
May 4, 2013
Alex, Karunesh And Logan Present Work At Protein Folding Conference
Alex, Karunesh and Logan all attended and presented current work on aspects of protein folding at the Midwest Protein Folding Conference at Notre Dame.
April 7, 2013
Three Graduate Students Give Talks At The Spring ACS Meeting
Evan Arthur, Jessica Gagnon, and Garrett Goh presented their research at this year's ACS meeting in New Orleans. Their talks were well received and well attended.
January 8, 2013
Matrimonial Bliss To Be Achieved By The Fox!
On January 18th Xiancheng (Fox) will be married! Congratulations Fox. Can we throw rice?
January 8, 2013
Congratulations Shuai On The Birth Of Your Son!
Shuai and his wife have a new family member as of this morning, a son. Baby William was born 6 lbs 4oz. Congratulations!
January 7, 2013
Welcome, Logan S. Ahlstrom
Logan Ahlstrom begins his postdoctoral studies in the Brooks lab. He joins us from the University of Arizona.
December 6, 2012
Congratulations To Former Postdoc Michela Taufer
Michela was named the David L. and Beverly J.C. Mills Career Development Chair in Computer and Information Sciences. Michela is an Associate Professor at the University of Deleware. Congratulations Michela!
December 3, 2012
Afra Panahi Arrives!
Afra Panahi arrives at the Brooks lab to start her postdoctoral studies. Afra joins us from Michigan State. All welcome Afra.
November 19, 2012
Shuai Wei Begins Postdoctoral Work In Group - Welcome!
In time for turkey, Shuai arrives to start postdoctoral studies in the group. Welcome Shuai!
November 15, 2012
Congratulations To David Bostick On The Birth Of His Son Julian Gabriel Bostick
Former postdoc David and his partner Ursala welcomed their son Julian into the world at 6:07 PM. Congratulations!
November 8, 2012
Shanshan And Sean Present Their Work At The Protein-Protein Interactions Meeting In Lawrence, KS
Shanshan and Sean attend the biannual MPI (Modeling Protein Interactions) workshop. Both posters generated interest. Everyone had fun - and new dad Sean got some rest!
October 27, 2012
Congratulations Sean And Sacha On The Birth Of Lucas
Sacha gave birth to Lucas at 11:52 PM on October 26. Sean, Sacha and Lucas are getting to know one another. Lucas was 8#8oz, big baby boy!
Congratulations to the new parents.
October 24, 2012
Shuai Wei To Join Lab In November As New Postdoc
Shuai Wei from BYU in Utah will join the lab as a postdoc in early November. Welcome Shuai!
October 2, 2012
Garrett's application for HHMI Fellowship has moved forward to Rackham for further consideration. Congrats Garrett.
September 24, 2012
Former Postdoc Florence Tama Moves To Kobe
Florence Tama and Osamu Miyashita are moving to the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) in Kobe, Japan. Florence will take a position as the Unit Leader there. Congratulations to Florence and Osamu.
August 23, 2012
Jun Feng Starts New Phase In Her Career
Jun Feng and her spouse have started the next phase of their academic careers at West Virginia University. Jun will be working with Blake Mertz in the Chemistry Department at WVU.
August 18, 2012
Tony Ties The Knot!
Congratulations to Tony and Alison on their wedding. Hope you enjoy Napa honeymooning!
August 10, 2012
New Group Members To Join In Winter
Postdocs Afra Panahi from Michigan State and Logan Ahlstrom from Arizona will join us this winter. Welcome Afra and Logan!
August 10, 2012
Biophysics REU Ben Hulbert Last Day
Today is the last day of the summer Biophysics REU program. Ben will be leaving us and preparing for his senior year at Kzoo. Ben has done a great job this summer, congratulations Ben.
August 10, 2012
Congratulations To Alex And Iza On Their First Baby Boy!
Oliver Ross was delivered at a whopping 10#16oz. Mom and baby are both healthy and doing well.
August 9, 2012
Congratulations To Garrett For Vaughan Symposium Poster Award
Garrett's poster won a travel award at the Vaughan Symposium Poster session. Congratulations Garrett - see you in Tahiti!
August 7, 2012
Professor Brooks Delivers Hans Neurath Award Plenary Lecture At The 2012 Protein Society In San Diego, CA
Professor Brooks presented a Plenary Award Lecture to the Protein Society as part of his Hans Neurath Award. His lecture was entitled "Exploring pH dependent processes in proteins and their assemblies".
July 27, 2012
Congratulations David And Margaret On The Birth Of Your Daughter
To quote David "the longest game of hide and seek ever" brought David and Margaret their new daughter on July 26 (7#14oz). Congratulations to the new parents!
July 18, 2012
Fond Farewell To Eric
Eric May departs to begin his independent career at UConn. He will be an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He goes with his own NIH grant to study aspects of Computational Studies of Early Stage Cell Entry Events by Non-enveloped Viruses.
We will miss Eric, Jill and the boys, but wish them a fond farewell and expect great things from him!
July 13, 2012
Congratulations Fly-guy Dave!
On Friday the 13th, David Braun passed his pilot exam. Who wants to fly with him?
July 2, 2012
New Postdoc Elena Laricheva To Join Lab Later This Summer.
Elena Laricheva will join the lab as a postdoc in August. Elena did her graduate studies at Bowling Green State University. Welcome Elena!
June 19, 2012
Welcome Michela Taufer
Former postdoc Michela Taufer, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Computer Science, University of Delaware, visited and shared her experience in developing md codes on GPUs with the group.
June 7, 2012
Welcome K-zooer Ben Hulbert
Everyone Welcome Ben Hulbert, summer Biophysics REU from Kalamazoo College. Ben is a physics major and will be working with Garrett on CpHmd.
May 1, 2012
Welcome Junjie Zou - Summer Inter MCDB Master's Student
Welcome aboard Junjie. Junjie will work with Bin on HdeA unfolded states this summer.
April 18, 2012
Undergraduate Student, Omar Khan, Presents Work At UROP Spring Symposium 2012
Mentored by gradaute student Jessica Gagnon of the Brooks lab, Omar and fellow undergraduate student, Kaustubh Srivastava, investigated the effects of mutations on MLL binding to CPB.
April 10, 2012
Congratulations Dr (Doug) Jacobsen For An Excellent Thesis Defense
Doug did an excellent job defending his thesis yesterday and now joins the rank of Ph.D.'s who have been associated with the Brooks Group. Congratulations to Doug and good luck in your new position at LBL!
April 2, 2012
Undergraduate biophysics group member, Michael Robertson, wins NSF pre-doctoral fellowship. Best of luck in graduate school.
March 5, 2012
The Brooks Group Welcomes A New Mascot!
Congratulations to Kate, she's adopted a new group mascot - Lillie.
February 26, 2012
Congratulations To Taehoon And His Family On The Arrival Of Their Baby Boy!
Jowoong Kim, weighing in at 8.9 lbs, was delivered this morning. Both mother and baby are healthy and getting lots of rest!
February 21, 2012
Shanshan Receives Prestigious Barbour Fellowship
Congratulations to Shanshan for her selection as a 2012-2013 Barbour Fellow.
February 11, 2012
Brooks-Feig Ski Day
First Annual Brooks Group - Feig Group Ski Outing at Mt Brighton. More
February 3, 2012
Prof. Charles Brooks III Is Awarded The 2012 Hans Neurath Award
"This award recognizes an individual who has made a recent contribution of unusual merit to basic research in the field of protein science" - Protein Society
December 22, 2011
Congratulations Jill And Eric On The Birth Of Your Son!
On December 20, Eric's and Jill's son, Preston Robert May, was born. Mother and son are doing great. Big brother David is a proud big brother.
December 14, 2011
Congratulations To Undergrad Thesis Student, Michael Robertson For UPenn Grad School Interview.
November 28, 2011
New Post-Doc Joins The Lab
Welcome Dr. Taehoon Kim!
November 24, 2011
New Web Site Premiers
Thanks to Sean Law for updating the group web site. Nice job!
Nov 14, 2011
Garrett Goh Receives ACS Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award
October 30, 2011
Kabeer Arora Joins The Arora Family!
Tanu and Karunesh are now proud parents of a beautiful baby boy - Kabeer Arora. Mom and son are doing well, dad is wishing for more sleep - suck it up Special K. Congrats!!!!!
October 10, 2011
Jennifer Knight Secures Position At Schrodinger, Inc.
Congratulations to Jennifer Knight. She accepted a position at Schrodinger, Inc. Shrodinger is associated with the software Glide (docking), Jaguar (quantum chemistry), DESMOND (MD, from D.E. Shaw) and a host of other software products.
September 9, 2011
Brooks Group Efforts Published In Science
Harish and Shanshan contribute to novel structure determination of early ribosome assembly - Ribosome Assembly Factors Prevents Premature Translation Initiation by 40S Assembly Intermediates
Sept 6, 2011
New Post-Docs Join the Lab
Welcome Dr. Alex Dickson and Dr. Sean Law