Biochemistry faculty receive funding

March 16, 2020

Dr. Patrick Frantom and his collaborators, Dr. Jack Dunkle and Dr. Wayne Outten (University of South Carolina), have received news that their National Institutes of Health R01 proposal entitled: “Conformational dynamics and allosteric regulation during stress-responsive metallocofactor assembly” has been renewed for another four years. Their work combines biochemical, structural, and genetic approaches to better understand how bacterial systems regulate the formation and trafficking of essential iron-sulfur cluster cofactors.

March 18, 2020

Dr. Matt Thompson in collaboration with Dr. Ryan Summers (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering) have been funded by the National Science Foundation to implement a Research Experience for Undergraduates entitled: Interdisciplinary Convergence to Advance the Biotechnological and Bioscience Workforce.