2021 News Archive

December 2021: Tanner J. Dean, first year Biophysics student joined our group! He did undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Virigina Tech. Welcome Tanner!

December 2021: Dr. Rabindranath (Rabi) Paul joined our group as a postdoctoral fellow. He completed PhD in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. Welcome Rabi!

October 2021: Song Yin, first year ChBE student joined our group!  Song did his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tianjin University. Welcome Song to the group!

September 2021: Shukla group received funding from National Institutes of Health via the Maximizing Investigator Research Award (MIRA) to work on high-throughput experiments and simulations to characterize membrane protein function.

August 2021: Prof. Shukla received the 2021 The Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC) and PHYS Division Lectureship Award. Read more about the award on the ACS axial blog post.

May 2021: Jiangyan Feng, Phd #5 from our group defended her thesis. She joined Eli Lilly & Co. as a research scientist in San Diego. Congratulations!

May 2021: Shukla group returns to work in person and we start using our newly renovated office space in 201 RAL. Thanks to ChBE@Illinois for renovating our office space during pandemic.

January 2021: In our recent work in Nature Communications, we investigate How human gut microbiome members are able to acquire energy from glycans undegradable by the host? Soumajit Dutta from our group answers this question from a structural perspective! Read more here. 

January 2021: Diego Kleiman, first year Biophysics graduate student joined our group! He did undergraduate degree in Physics from New York University. Welcome Diego!

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