Dr. Ken Cornell was Awarded an NIH Grant
This is a three year $417,700 grant from the NIH to support the development of new antibiotics that target methionine salvage pathway enzymes in Giardia intestinalis
Dr. Eric Hayden was Awarded an NSF Grant
This grant is for two year and is $130,000. It will be used to study how microbes influence the gut of herbivores.
Dr. Eric Hayden Co-authored an Article Published in the Journal of Molecular Evolution
Titled “Negative Epistasis in Experimental RNA Fitness Landscapes” Devin P. Bendixsen, Bjorn Ostman, Eric J. Hayden DOI 10.1007/s00239-017-9817-5
Researcher Dr. Daniel Fologea and BMOL program featured in the Research Features magazine
The article is titled “Lysenin channels as single-molecule sensors, controlled nano-valves, and memory elements”
Dr. Owen McDougal Co-authored an Article Published in Toxins
Titled “α-Conotoxin Decontamination Protocol Evaluation: What Works and What Doesn’t” Matthew W. Turner, John R. Cort, and Owen M. McDougal. DOI:10.3390/toxins9090281
Dr. Nagarajan Co-authored a Paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Titled “Molecular basis for the substrate specificity of quorum signal synthases” Dong S.H., Frane N.D., Christensen Q.H., Nagarajan R., Nair S.K. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1705400114
Dr. Matthew Ferguson Awarded NIH Grant to Study How the Genome Works
This $410,000.00 grant if for 3 years to study how the human genome works.
Dr. Denise Wingett Co-authored an Article Published in Chemical Research in Toxicology
Titled “Rapid dissolution of ZnO nanoparticles induced by biological buffers significantly impacts cytotoxicity” Josh Eixenberger, Catherine Anders, Rebecca Hermann, Raquel Brown, K. M. Reddy, Alex Punnoose, and Denise Wingett. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00136
Dr. Daniel Fologea Highlighted in Boise State University’s Focus Magazine
“My favorite thing about my job is when students get it, when they understand something and are able to use it,” he said. “It is better than having beautiful food on my plate. It is just the best.”
To read the full article please follow this link. Teaching is the Beautiful Food on His Plate
Dr. Owen McDougal Co-authored an Article Published in Nature Communications
Decha Pinkaew, Abhijnan Chattopadhyay, Matthew D. King, Preedakorn Chunhacha, Zhihe Liu, Heather L. Stevenson, Yanjie Chen, Patuma Sinthujaroen, Owen M. McDougal & Ken Fujise doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00029-1
Drs. Juliette Tinker and Daniel Fologea Co-authored an Article Published In Scientific Reports
Titled “Stochastic sensing of Angiotensin II with lysenin channels” DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-02438-0
Dr. Matthew Ferguson Awarded National Institute of General Medical Sciences Grant
This $410,174.00 grant is for 3 years to study Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Transcription and Splicing by Two Photon 3D Orbital Tracking.
Dr. Eric Hayden Awarded NASA Grant
This $661,104.00 NASA grant is a renewable 3 year grant to study RNA “Sea-Scapes”: Fitness landscapes with a changing environment (16-EXO16_2-0206).
Dr. Matthew Ferguson is one of IOP Publishing’s Outstanding Reviewer Award Winners for 2016
Dr. Ferguson was awarded this in recognition of the high quality and timeliness of his reviews for Physical Biology.
Dr. Allan Albig Co-authored an Article Published in Developmental Biology
LaFoya, B., Munroe, J. A., Mia, M. M., Detweiler, M. A., Crow, J. J., Wood, T., Roth, S., … Albig, A. R. (October 15, 2016). Notch: A multi-functional integrating system of microenvironmental signals. Developmental Biology, 418, 2, 227-241.
Drs. Julie Oxford, Ken Cornell, and Kristen Mitchell Co-authored an Article Published in Biomed Research International
Lamb, C. L., Cholico, G. N., Cornell, K. A., Perkins, D. E., Fewkes, M. T., Oxford, J. T., Lujan, T. J., Morrill, E. E., … Mitchell, K. A. (September 28, 2016). Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Activation by TCDD Modulates Expression of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling Genes during Experimental Liver Fibrosis. Biomed Research International, 2016.
Dr. Daniel Fologea Co-authored an Article Published in Purinergic Signalling
Bryant, S., Shrestha, N., Carnig, P., Kosydar, S., Belzeski, P., Hanna, C., & Fologea, D. (September 18, 2016). Purinergic control of lysenin’s transport and voltage-gating properties. Purinergic Signalling, 12, 3, 549-559.
Dr. Eric Hayden Authored an Article Published in Methods
Hayden,Eric J. Empirical analysis of RNA robustness and evolution using high-throughput sequencing of ribozyme reactions. Methods, Volume 106, 15 August 2016, Pages 97-104, ISSN 1046-2023, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymeth.2016.05.014
Drs. Julie Tinker and Kristen Mitchell Co-authored an Article Published in Biomed Research International
Cheri, L. L., Giovan, N. C., Daniel, E. P., Michael, T. F., Julia, T. O., Trevor, J. L., Erica, E. M., … Kristen, A. M. (August 4, 2016). Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Activation by TCDD Modulates Expression of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling Genes during Experimental Liver Fibrosis. Biomed Research International, 2016.
Dr. Daniel Fologea Co-Authored an Article Published in ACS-NanoModeling and Analysis of Intercalant Effects on Circular DNA Conformation
Krueger, E., Shim J., Fathizadeh A., Chang A., Subei, A., Yocham K.M., Davis P.H., Graugnard, E., Khalili-Araghi, F., Bashir, R., Estrada, D., and Fologea, D. (2016). ACS-Nano Article DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04876
Dr. Ken Cornell Co-authored a Paper Published in RSC Advances
Thurston JH, Hunter NM, Cornell KA (2016) Preparation and characterization of photoactive antimicrobial graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) films. RSC Advances, 6(48):42240-42248. NIHMSID: NIHMS782526, PMID 27672437, PMCID PMC5034943
Drs. Denise Wingett and Alex Punnoose Co-authored a Paper Published in Nanotechnology, Science and Applications
Wingett D, Louka P, Anders C, Zhang J, and Punnoose A.: A role of ZnO nanoparticle electrostatic properties in cancer cell cytotoxicity, Nanotechnology, Science and Applications, 15(9): 29-45, 2016.