2015 NEWS Archive

October 2015: Our group visited Booker T. Washington STEM Academy in Champaign to teach kids about protein structure and function. For more information about this exciting activity, read our blog post here.

October 2015: First year ChBE graduate student Chuankai “Kyle” Zhao joins our group. Welcome Kyle!

July 2015: Diwakar gave an invited talk on Brassinosteroid signaling in plants at the FASEB Science Research Conference on Protein Kinases and Protein Phosphorylation (SRC-PKPP).

July 2015: iSEE funds Plants insilico project. Check out the news article here.

June 2015: Check out Diwakar’s interview in the Spring 2015 issue of MassTransfer magazine.

June 2015: Paper titled “A network of molecular switches controls the activation of the two-component response regulator NtrC” published in Nature Communications.

June 2015: Undergraduate students Erik Saathoff and Moeen Meigooni join our group as summer interns. Welcome!

May 2015: Check out our recent Folding@home blog post.

March 2015: Diwakar is now a faculty member in the Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology and an affiliate faculty at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

 Feb 2015:  Diwakar is selected as one of the “Blue Waters Professor” at Illinois, an honor that comes with substantial computing and data resources on the Blue Waters Supercomputer.

 Jan 2015:  Recent article in Accounts of Chemical Research by Shukla et al.  has been selected as an ACS editor’s choice article. The selection of these articles is based on recommendations by the scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world. These articles remain open for all to access and read.

Jan 2015: Diwakar is now an affiliate faculty in the Computational Science & Engineering program at Illinois.