• Two MCB Faculty Selected as Fulbright Scholars
    Dr. Carolyn Teschke was recently selected as a Fulbright Scholar, and plans to visit the University of York during the coming academic year. She joins our other Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Michael Lynes, who was re-selected for the current year after the pandemic prevented his going to the University of Bergen last year.  
    Posted on April 13, 2021
  • Two MCB Students Named Goldwater Scholars
    The Goldwater Scholarship is considered the nation’s premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering. The students are: Katherine Lee ‘22 (CLAS) of Monroe, and Seema Patel ’22 (CLAS) of North Haven. The UConn winners are among just 410 students selected nationally for the award. See story in UConn Today
    Posted on April 12, 2021
  • 2021 MCB Grad Recruitment a Virtual Success! 2021 MCB Grad Recruitment a Virtual Success!
    MCB hosted over 30 grad recruits on Friday, February 5th. The first all-virtual recruitment event was a success and included virtual lab tours, grad student turbo talks, interviews, poster sessions, research seminars and a social gathering to close the day's events. See images!
    Posted on February 18, 2021

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Upcoming Events

  1. Apr 19 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium In Molecular And Cell Biology2:30pm
  2. Apr 20 MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Dawn Carone (PhD '09)3:30pm
  3. Apr 21 PNB Seminar Series Dr. James Noonan4:00pm
  4. Apr 23 MCB Research Seminar: Theodore and Pearson12:20pm
  5. Apr 26 Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium1:30pm
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Recent Publications

Protein yoga: conformational versatility of the hemolysin II C-terminal domain detailed by NMR structures for multiple states
Protein Sci

North American fireflies host low bacterial diversity
Microb Ecol

High-Resolution Differentiation of Enteric Bacteria in Premature Infant Fecal Microbiomes Using a Novel rRNA Amplicon.

Systematic Detection of Large-Scale Multi-Gene Horizontal Transfer in Prokaryotes.
Mol. Biol. Evol

Closed Genome Sequence of Aeromonas veronii Strain Hm21, an Isolate from the Medicinal Leech Hirudo verbana.
Microbiology Resource Announcements

Effect of Gut Microbiota and PNPLA3 rs738409 Variant on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Obese Youth.
J. Clin Endocrinol Metabol.

Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Isolates Provide Insight into the Pathoadaptation of Aeromonas.

Gut Microbiota-Derived Short-Chain Fatty Acids Promote Post-Stroke Recovery in Aged Mice.
Circ Res

Optogenetics in Sinorhizobium melilotienables spatial control of exopolysaccharide production and biofilm structure.
ACS Synbio

Draft Genome Sequences of Dysgonomonas sp. Strains BGC7and HGC4, Isolated from the Hindgut of a Lower Termite

Development and application of aerobic, chemically defined media for Dysgonomonas

Validation of a PNA clamping method for Reducing host DNA amplification and increasing eukaryotic diversity in rhizosphere microbiome studies.

Single-cell amplicon sequencing reveals community structures and transmission trends of protist-associated bacteria in a termite host

Antimicrobial Peptides and Copper(II) Ions: Novel Therapeutic Opportunities
Chem. Rev.

Probing Interdomain Linkers and Protein Supertertiary Structure In Vitro and in Live Cells with Fluorescent Protein Resonance Energy Transfer
J Molec Bio

Pseudonocardia symbionts of fungus-growing ants and the evolution of defensive secondary metabolism Front.
Front. Microbiol

Reduction of elevated proton leak rejuvenates mitochondria in the aged cardiomyocyte.

An apparatus for rapid and nondestructive comparasin of masks and respirators
Rev. Sci. Instrum.

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