LABORATORY NEWS

New grant with the Ondrechen group to apply machine learning methods to identify ligand binding sites in proteins (2020) News story

New grant with the Ondrechen lab to develop and validate new methods to predict protein function (2019)

Congratulations to Jeanine Nasser, ROUTES Co-op, for earning both the Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors award and the PEAK undergraduate research award! (2019)

Congratulations to Caitlyn Mills for her Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Fall 2018!

Congratulations to Sarah Fields and Melissa Liriano for Outstanding Poster Awards from the Chemical Toxicology division at the ACS meeting! (8/2018)

Congratulations to Lydia Ruffner for winning a travel award to the NOBCChE national conference! (7/2018)

Amy Blondin Hotchkiss and Hannah Stern were awarded Department teaching assistant awards for their excellence and innovations in teaching Chemical Biology laboratory– congratulations! (5/2018)

Congratulations to Jill Coghlan for the AIC Award and Jane Compton for the Department Citizenship Award (5/2018)

Graduate student Tim Coulther presented our progress at the CARFS meeting this week (3/2018)

Beuning Lab gets new grant from NIH to study clamp protein dynamics with Prof. Dmitry Korzhnev of UConn Health Center (9/2017) Prof. Korzhnev

Congratulations to Marc Tawfik for receiving an Honors Research and Creative Endeavors Awards (9/2017)

Week of awards for the Beuning laboratory

Congratulations to Caitlyn Mills for being named to the 2017 SciFinder Future Leaders Program, to Bilyana Koleva for the first place poster award at the Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference, to Mallory Brady and Arlen Gaba for receiving Provost Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Awards, and to Mallory Brady for receiving an ASBMB Undergraduate Research Award! (4/2017)

Congratulations to Christopher Joshi and Suraya Foster for receiving Provost Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Awards (9/2016)

Bilyana Koleva won first place in the Chemical Toxicology student poster competition at the Philadelphia ACS meeting (8/2016) Congratulations!

Congratulations to Nicole Antczak, who won an award for her presentation at the Mutagenesis Gordon Research Seminar (6/2016)

Nicole Antczak was quoted in C&EN article about dealing with graduate school stress (9/2015) Link to feature

Congratulations to Tim Coulther for receiving a National Institute of Justice graduate research fellowship! (9/2015)

Congratulations to Jane Compton and Jisoo Han for receiving Provost Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Awards (8/2015)

Congratulations to Caitlyn Mills for best poster award at The Protein Society meeting in Barcelona! (7/2015)

Congratulations to Philip Nevin for the Excellence in Research Award! (5/2015)

Congratulations to Nicole Antczak for winning a Teaching Assistant Award (5/2015)

Congratulations to Bilyana Koleva and Caitlin Kramer for receiving Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Research Grants for their research! (4/2015) Announcement

Congratulations to Philip Nevin for successfully defending his dissertation and earning his Ph.D.! (3/2015)

Prof. Beuning wins Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award (3/2015) Announcement

Congratulations to Julia Kirslis for receiving a Provost Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Award! (12/2014)

Congratulations to Caitlyn Mills for receiving a PhRMA Foundation Fellowship in bioinformatics! (12/2014) PhRMA Foundation

Congratulations to Philip Nevin for receiving a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship for spring semester 2015! (12/2014)

New book on teaching and mentoring (11/2014) Link

Beuning lab researchers Mark Naniong and Colleen Shea featured in alumni magazine (Fall 2014) Magazine

Congratulations to Bilyana Koleva for an Outstanding TA Award for 2013-2014! (5/2014)

Caitlyn Mills won a poster award for her presentation at the Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference. Congratulations! (4/2014) Link

Philip Nevin presented his research at the MIT CEHS DNA Repair and Mutagenesis meeting (DRAM) (4/2014) About CEHS

Jing Fang and Philip Nevin uncover movements of proteins critical for DNA replication (4/2014) Preview article from Structure

Congratulations to Michelle Silva and Lisa Hawver for successfully defending their dissertations and earning Ph.D.s! (7/2013)

Professors Ondrechen and Beuning receive NSF grant for their work on enzyme superfamilies (5/2013) Grant information from NSF

Michelle Silva presented her research at the MIT CEHS DNA Repair and Mutagenesis meeting (DRAM) (4/2013) About CEHS

Congratulations to Jason Walsh for successfully defending his dissertation and earning his Ph.D.! (12/2012)

Congratulations to Jaylene Ollivierre for the Excellence in Chemical Research Award and to Michelle Silva for an Outstanding TA Award for 2011-2012! (5/2012)

Congratulations to Jaylene Ollivierre for successfully defending her dissertation and earning her Ph.D.! (5/2012)

Undergraduate researcher Monyrath Chan featured in NU research blog. Congratulations, Mony! (5/2012) InSolution blog

Beuning laboratory receives American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant for work on specialized Y family DNA polymerases (4/2012)

Professors Ondrechen and Beuning receive NSF grant for their work on understanding enzyme active sites (4/2012) Grant information from NSFNews story

Congratulations to Jaylene Ollivierre for her NSF EAPSI fellowship to spend the summer doing research in Australia! (3/2012) News story

Jing Fang presented her research at the MIT CEHS DNA Repair and Mutagenesis meeting (DRAM) (12/2011) About CEHS

Congratulations to Srinivas Somarowthu for the Excellence in Chemical Research Award and to Jason Walsh for an Outstanding TA Award for 2010-2011! (4/2011)

Lisa Hawver was selected for a talk at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Experimental Biology (4/2011)

Jacquelyn Sikora was recognized with an Outstanding Student Research Award at the NU Expo (4/2011) Announcement

Congratulations to Srinivas Somarowthu for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation! (3/2011)

Prof. Beuning was awarded an American Chemical Society WCC lectureship. (2/2011)

Jason Walsh presented his research at the MIT CEHS DNA Repair and Mutagenesis meeting (DRAM) (2/2011) About CEHS

Congratulations to Jing Fang, who has been awarded the Douglas and Irene DeVivo Research Award (11/2010)

Congratulations to Srinivas Somarowthu, who has been awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2011!

DNAngels (Lisa Hawver, Michelle Silva, Ramya Parasuram, Jaylene Ollivierre, and Danielle Kania)

The DNAngels participate in “Show Me the Science” outreach to Boston area girls (10/2010)

Click for Press Release, sponsored by Science Club for Girls and Center for STEM Education

Congratulations to Rajal Sharma for successfully completing his M.S. degree! (9/2010)

Jaylene Ollivierre presented her research at the MIT CEHS DNA Repair and Mutagenesis meeting (DRAM) (5/2010)

Congratulations to Michelle Silva and Jason Walsh for successfully completing their M.S. degrees! (1/2010)

Prof. Beuning receives NSF CAREER award (7/2009)

Read the press release (PDF). Grant information from the National Science Foundation.

Prof. Beuning named 2009 Cottrell Scholar of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (5/2009)

Read the press release (PDF). Learn more about the Research Corporation for Science AdvancementProfile of Prof. Beuning at Research Corporation for Science Advancement web site.

Ali Wallace receives Merck Scholarship for summer research. (5/2009)

NU Researchers Discover new DNA Binding Activity of E. coli DNA Polymerase (9/2008)

Read the full press release (PDF) listen to the ACS Chemical Biology Podcast interview. Dr. Jana Sefcikova is featured in “Introducing Our Authors.”

Three Students Receive Merck Scholarships (5/2008)

Colleen Holewa, Kylie Huang, and Jade Malcho received Merck Scholarships for summer research.

Michelle Silva receives Outstanding TA Award (5/2008)

Michelle Silva, graduate student in the laboratory, received a Dept of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Outstanding TA Award.

Prof. Beuning Receives Dreyfus New Faculty Award

Prof. Beuning was awarded a New Faculty Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Learn More