Author: Vining, Susan

New publication from the Teschke lab

Wu W, Leavitt JC, Cheng N, Gilcrease EB, Motwani T, Teschke CM, Casjens SR, Steven AC. (2016) Localization of the Houdinisome (Ejection Proteins) inside the Bacteriophage P22 Virion by Bubblegram Imaging. MBio.  7(4). pii: e01152-16. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01152-16.

Schrodinger Software Suite

UCONN has entered into a three-year agreement with Schrodinger, Inc. to provide unlimited use of their Suite for Molecular and Materials Simulations. The package can be used for drug discovery, atomic-scale simulations, modeling of biologics, and production of molecular graphics. 

Instructions on how to access the software can be found at:

New grant to Eric May

Congratulations to Eric May, who was  awarded an NIH R35 MIRA grant for early-stage investigators. The title is “Structural Dynamics of Viral Proteins: Computational Investigation of Capsids, Lytic Peptides and Nucleoproteins Under Varying Conditions.”

MCB summer fellowships

Congratulations to the SB3 graduate and undergraduate recipients of MCB summer 2016 fellowships: Murugappan Sathappa (Alder lab), Crain Fellowship; Kunica Asija (Teschke lab) and Nathan Sanford (Robinson lab), Lucas-Lenard Fellowships; and Adrian Coscia (Alder lab), Schuster Award.