Breaking News: Dr. Fange (Katherine) Liu has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Fange Liu earned her Ph.D. degree from our laboratory in summer 2013. During her graduate study in our group between 2008-2013,
she was a very much accomplished young scholar and had several pieces of pioneer work. After graduation with honor,
she has been doing a postdoctoral study at The University of Chicago (2013-2017).
She is now hiring graduate students and postdoctoral associates to prepare for the start of her independent career at Penn.
á 2016 Postdoctoral Associate Yu Yang and graduate student Ian Davis were on the spotlight of the Journal of Biological Chemistry because of their publication was selcted to be "Papers of the Week". Davis received a generous MBD travel award for attending the 2015 GRC and GRS Conferences of Enzymes, Coenzymes & Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July 11-17, 2015
á 2016 Li Ma, first year graduate student, was awarded a four-year prestigious Presidential Distinguished Research Fellowship total $40,000.00.
á 2016 Uyen Ha, senior undergraduate student, published a paper in JBC and graduated with B.S. degree and distinction.
á 2015 Ian Davis received a generous MBD travel award for attending the 2015 GRC and GRS Conferences of Enzymes, Coenzymes & Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July 11-17, 2015
á 2015 James Ross Terrell, first year PhD student, awarded a prestigious University Fellowship in Diagnostics and Therapeutics by the Associate Provost for Graduate Programs.
á 2015 Uyen Ha, undergraduate student in our lab, received a competitive 2015 Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship with stipend support.
á 2015 Tyler Florio, undergraduate student at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, received the full-board support of our Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. He will be doing summer reserch in our lab.
á 2015 Ryan Gummper, second year graduate student, won the Poster Award at the 6th Southeast Enzymology Conference, Atlanta, April 11, 2015 -- this was selected from 71 posters by a senior faculty panel
á 2015 Ian Davis received the 2014 prestigious Graduate Award for Outstanding Research at the Doctoral Level, Department of Chemistry, GSU
á 2015 Ryan Gummper, a second year graduate student, came back home from Athens (GA) with a Poster Award after giving a talk and presenting a poster at the 5th Winter School on Soft X-Rays in Macromolecular Crystallography
á 2015 Ryan Gummper, Beibei Liu, Jing Mu, and James R. Terrell were selected by the organizers to attend RapidData 2015 at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, May 3 - 8, Menlo Park, CA
á 2015 Ian Davis was invited by the ASBMB Annual Meeting organizers to give an oral presentation in the Experimental Biology section between March 28 and April 1 in Boston
á 2015 Ryan Gummper was invited to give a talk in the 5th Winter School on Soft X-Rays in Macromolecular Crystallography between March 1 - 4 in Athens, GA
á 2014 Kednerlin Dornevil won the Advancing Science Travel Grant from the 2014 NOBCChe Organizers for a full board presentation in the NOBCChe Conference (https://www.nobcche.org/conference)
á 2014 Jiafeng Geng is a recipient of the 2014 China Scholarship CouncilÕs Award (with a 6,000 USD cash award)
á 2014 Samantha L. Deegan, an outstanding REU undergraduate student from Georgia Gwinnett College, presented a terrific invited talk in the REU Summer Presentation event.
á 2014 Kednerlin Dornevil is a recipient of the 2013 Graduate Award for Outstanding Professional Service Award
á 2014 Lu Huo received the 2013 ChairÕs Award of the Department of Chemistry, GSU
á 2014 Jiafeng Geng is the recipient of the 2013 Graduate Award for Outstanding Research at the Doctoral Level
á 2014 Shingo Esaki is a recipient of the 2013 Graduate Teaching Award (Ph.D. level)
á 2014 Jiafeng Geng is a recipient of the MBD travel award for attending the GRC Conference Enzymes, Coenzymes, Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July 13-18, 2014
á 2014 Lu Huo is a recipient of the MBD travel award for attending the 14th American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, May 24-28, 2014
á 2013 Jiafeng Geng is named for the 2014 William M. Suttles Doctoral Research Fellowship (with $1,500 unrestricted cash for personal use) and received a competitive Associate Vice President for Research Dissertation Award (with a $1,000 cash award)
á 2013 Jiafeng Geng won the first place poster award (with cash) in the inaugural Atlanta Area Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Symposium conducted at Emory University, GA
á 2103 Jiafeng Geng is a recipient of the Molecular Basis of Disease Area of Focus Seed Grant ($7,500 jointly with Ankita Sachla of Biology)
á 2013 Lu Huo is a recipient of the competitive Associate Vice President for Research Dissertation Award ($1,000)
á 2013 Fange Liu is a recipient of the Poster Award (with $100 cash) at the Third International Conference on Chemical and Structural Biology of Nucleic Acids and Proteins for Novel Drug Discovery, Atlanta, GA
á 2013 Lu Huo was named the Molecular Basis of Disease Area (MBD) of Focus Research Fellow with stipend support starting August 2013 till graduation
á 2013 Fange Liu is a recipient of the comepetive Finn Wold Protein Society Travel Award for attending the 27th Annual Symposium of The Protein Society, Boston, MA
á 2103 Fange Liu is a recipient of the Ambrose H. Pendergrast Graduate Research Award from Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University
á 2103 Fange Liu is the recipient of the Poster Award (with $100 cash) at the Tenth Annual SER-CAT Symposium, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
á 2012 Jiafeng Geng is named the Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Area of Focus Research Fellow with stipend support between August 2012 and 2014
á 2012 Fange Liu successfully renewed the competitive university graduate fellowship administrated by the Center for Diagnostics & Therapeutics (CDT) with stipend support starting from August 2012 till graduation
á 2012 Fange Liu is a recipient of the Student Tavel Award from the international Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC)
á 2012 Kednerlin Dornevil received a competitive multi-year doctoral fellowship award (which pays his stipend from 2012 till graduation) from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB, an organization provides education support in 16 states run by a board of governors and senators). This is a major achievement!
á 2011 Fange Liu is a recipient of the competitive university graduate fellowship administrated by the Center for Diagnostics & Therapeutics (CDT) with stipend support starting between August 2011 and June 2013
á 2011 Ian Davis received his second teaching assistant (TA) award from the Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University