Jon Strutz has just won an ARCS award (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) from the Illinois Chapter of the ARCS Foundation for 2017 – 2018. Jon will be presenting a poster to the foundation in October. Congratulations!
Ted Cybulski successfully defended his PhD thesis and will begin rotations in the Feinberg School of Medicine. Congratulations Ted! Before long, … Dr. Dr. Cybulski!
Keith has been promoted to Associate Professor beginning September 1, 2017. Congratulations!
James Jeffryes has moved on to Argonne National Laboratories and will be working with former NU student Chris Henry. Best wishes to James in this new position.
Jon and Alec have been awarded NIH Biotechnology Training Program fellowships. Congratulations!
All these kids do is win.
They also were avoided university URG awards previously link.
Shu Huang A Novel Pathway to Synthesize Vanillin
Tyler Lazar Engineering of Taxol Pathway
Stephen Lillington Catabolite Control Repression in Acinetobactor ADP1
Congratulations to Stephen Lillington for being selected as a finalist for the Beckman Scholars program. This is Northwestern’s first year participating in the Beckman program, and Stephen is one of four finalists.
Good luck Stephen!
The computationalists were devastated and demoralized.
The Tyo lab hosted , Lina Luu, a recent Macalester College graduate, and Sebastian Sak, who will attend Tufts University in Fall 2016. Lina and Sebastian worked for 6 weeks understanding the parameters of DNA uptake by an Acinetobacter bacterium.