David presents his summer research!

David Castro has been working with Chris on the separation of SPANs through the Welch Summer Scholars Program. He presented his findings last week with a poster and a talk at the conclusion of the program. Congrats on a job well done!

Hyeyoung joins the group!

Hyeyoung Kim has joined the group as a new graduate student. Welcome Hyeyoung!

Welcome to our summer students!

A bit late, but welcome Evan Mastin and David Castro to our group for the summer! Evan, a NSF REU student from Baylor University, will be working with Stephanie and our collaborators on expression of CN-labeled calmodulin. David, a Welch Summer Scholar, will be working with Chris on separation of SPANs. We’re looking forward to working with you both!

Sean’s work accepted to Biochemistry!

Congratulations to Sean! His work looking into the effects of binding site mutations in calmodulin has been accepted into Biochemistry. Read more about it here.

Jenny’s paper featured on the cover of Biophysical Journal.

Jenny’s recent paper on membrane water penetration is now featured on the May 7 cover of Biophysical Journal. Check out the Biophysical Society Blog post.
https://www.biophysics.org/blog/detecting-water-inside-the-membrane-1

Kavya’s profile featured on UT News

Our student Kavya Rajesh was interviewed for a UT News feature article. Congrats Kavya.

Morgan presents her research!

Morgan presented her work on reverse micelles at the Longhorn Research Poster Session 2019. Great job Morgan!

Jenny’s paper published in Biophysical Journal

Congratulations Jenny! Her recent work looking at pHLIP peptide and membrane hydration was published in Biophysical Journal.

Jennifer C. Flanagan, and Carlos R. Baiz, “Site-specific peptide probes detect buried water in a lipid membrane“, Biophysical Journal, In press (2019)

Biophysical Society Meeting

Our group goes to the Biophysical society meeting in Baltimore. Jenny, Mason, Carlos present a talk and two posters.

Ravi joins the group

Ravi Kumar Venkatraman joined our group as a new postdoctoral fellow. He comes from the University of Bristol, where he was a postdoc with Andrew Orr-Ewing. Welcome Ravi!