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* Group photo - Marty's Capstone presentation - April 2012
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* Group photo - July - 2015
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back row; L-R: Joanne, Laura, Rob, Daniel, Patrick, Marty, Justin
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back row; L-R: Rob, Kamal, Temi, Nikita, Laura, Peter
 
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front row; L-R: Jing, Amber, Claudine, Ying, Paula, Nowsheen, Peter
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front row; L-R: Melinda, Jing, Lisa, Wamiah, Joanne
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(not shown) Rilee Zeinert
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(not shown) Nathan, Brian
 
 
 
= Principal Investigator =
 
= Principal Investigator =
  
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== Postdoctoral Researchers ==
 
== Postdoctoral Researchers ==
  
*[[Nousheen Hamid Bhat]], Ph.D. is developing new methodologies for discovery of novel ClpXP substrates.
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== Graduate students ==
  
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Graduate training and education is a crucial aspect of our laboratory culture.  Here are our current students:
  
== Graduate students ==
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*[[Joanne Lau]] (Doctoral Student, Micro Program) is currently identifying regions of ClpXP regulators critical for their function.
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*[[Jing Liu]] (Doctoral Student, MCB) is studying how DnaA, the initiator of DNA replication is degraded.
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*[[Robert Vass]] (Doctoral Student, MCB) is discovering how ClpXP processes essential replication factors.
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*[[Kamal Joshi]] (Doctoral Student, MCB) is defining how hierarchies of adaptors generate substrate specificity.
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*[[Lisa Hernandez Alicea]] (Doctoral Student, MCB) is determining how ClpXP extracts membrane proteins.
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*[[Rilee Zeinert]] (Doctoral Student, MCB) is studying the Lon protease.
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== Undergraduate students ==
  
*[[Joanne Lau]] (Graduate Student, Micro Program) is currently identifying regions of ClpXP regulators critical for their function.
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Many of us gained our passion for science through undergraduate experiences, we are thrilled to host these students:
*[[Jing Liu]] (Graduate Student, MCB) is studying how factors important for DNA replication are degraded.
 
*[[Robert Vass]] (Masters Student, MCB) is discovering how ClpXP processes proteins during cell-cycle.
 
*[[Amber Cantin]] (Masters Student, BMB) is uncovering the molecular mechanisms of regulated degradation by ClpXP.
 
*[[Paula Muhlnickel]] (Masters Diploma Student, Ruhr University, Germany) is structurally deciphering how substrates and adaptors interact.
 
  
== Undergraduate students ==
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*[[Wamiah Chowdhury]]
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*[[Temi Molinar Jr]]
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*[[Melinda Serrato]]
  
*[[Claudine Mapa]] (class of 2012, BMB major) is working on understanding how protein degradation couples developmental decisions and environmental cues.
 
*[[Patrick Stoddard]](class of 2012, BMB major) is understanding cells how domains of ClpXP regulate specificity and activity.
 
*[[Martin Susskind]] (class of 2012, BMB major) is defining the minimal components needed for regulated degradation of ClpXP substrates.
 
*[[Brian Shin]] (class of 2013, Biology major) is a work-study student in the lab.
 
*[[Ying Zhang]] (class of 2013, BMB major) is working to understand common features of response regulators in different pathways.
 
*[[Daniel DiCorpo]] (class of 2013, BMB major) is determining how cells respond to unbalanced protein degradation.
 
*[[Justin Li]] (class of 2014, BMB major) just joined the lab.
 
  
 
== EXTRAS ==
 
== EXTRAS ==
*[[Nathan Colon]] (PREP program) - is working to understand an extended role for substrate oligomerization.
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*[[Laura I Francis]] (senior advisor) - provides needed guidance, insight, and general sanity.  
 
*[[Laura I Francis]] (senior advisor) - provides needed guidance, insight, and general sanity.  
  
 
== Previous Lab Members ==
 
== Previous Lab Members ==
  
*Nathan Colon, undergraduate (Spring 2010)/technican (Summer 2010), graduated 2010, BMB. - Current position: PREP program.
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The lab has had the privilege of hosting many scientists from all paths, cultures and career stages.
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*[[Nathan Colon]], undergraduate (Spring 2010)/technican (Summer 2010), graduated 2010, BMB. - Current position: PREP program.
 
*[[Laura I Francis]], Ph.D. (postdoc 2010-2011)  is now an instructor with the Biology Department here at UMass.
 
*[[Laura I Francis]], Ph.D. (postdoc 2010-2011)  is now an instructor with the Biology Department here at UMass.
*[[Keith Rood]] (Masters Student, BMB) has graduated - current position: Sasisekharan Lab at Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (MIT).
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*[[Keith Rood]] (Masters Student, BMB) has graduated - current position: Sasisekharan Lab at Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (MIT).\
*[[Kamal Joshi]] (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Fall 2011.
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*[[Keith Ballard]] (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Spring 2010.
 
*[[Sid Advani]] (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Fall 2011.
 
*[[Sid Advani]] (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Fall 2011.
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*[[Claudine Mapa]] (graduated 2012, BMB major) currently a PhD graduate student at UMass Worcester.
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*[[Patrick Stoddard]](graduated 2012, BMB major) currently a PhD graduate student at Harvard MCB.
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*[[Martin Susskind]] (graduated 2012, BMB major) currently on the West Coast.
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*[[Nathan Colon]] (PREP program 2012) currently an MD student at Drexel School of Medicine.
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*[[Amber Cantin]] (MS 2012, BS 2012, BMB) currently working at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge.
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*[[Paula Muhlnickel]] (Masters Diploma Student, Ruhr University, Germany); 2012-2013 is currently a PhD student at the Max Planck Dortmund.
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*[[Nousheen Hamid Bhat]], Ph.D. was developing new methodologies for discovery of novel ClpXP substrates.
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*[[Gagandeep Singh]] (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently an MD student at Brown.
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*[[Alexander Duval]] (class of 2013, BMB major) worked on characterization of novel PAS domains in Caulobacter.
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*[[Brian Shin]] (class of 2013, Biology major) is a technician in the Burton lab at Harvard MCB.
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*[[Ying Zhang]] (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently working as a technician in Boston.
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*[[Daniel DiCorpo]] (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently a PhD student at Brown.
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*[[Justin Li]] (class of 2014, BMB major) worked on determining how DnaA is degraded.
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*[[Saskia Heybrouck]] (visiting student, Ruhr University, Germany; 2014) is finishing her diploma in Germany
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*[[Vincent Borowy]] (class of 2015, BMB major) worked on ClpC unfoldases in chloroplasts.
  
 
== Fun(ner) stuff ==
 
== Fun(ner) stuff ==
  
 
Group photo - MAAAARRRRTTTYYYYY!!!!!
 
Group photo - MAAAARRRRTTTYYYYY!!!!!
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[[Image:ChienLabSENIORSphoto.JPG|400px]] Graduation for Marty, Pat, and Claudine - Spring 2012 <br>
  
 
Group photo - At Boston Bacterial Meeting - Summer 2011
 
Group photo - At Boston Bacterial Meeting - Summer 2011

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  • Group photo - July - 2015

GoodLab Jun22.jpg
back row; L-R: Rob, Kamal, Temi, Nikita, Laura, Peter
front row; L-R: Melinda, Jing, Lisa, Wamiah, Joanne
(not shown) Rilee Zeinert
HappyLab Jun22.jpg


Principal Investigator

Current Lab Members

Postdoctoral Researchers

Graduate students

Graduate training and education is a crucial aspect of our laboratory culture. Here are our current students:

  • Joanne Lau (Doctoral Student, Micro Program) is currently identifying regions of ClpXP regulators critical for their function.
  • Jing Liu (Doctoral Student, MCB) is studying how DnaA, the initiator of DNA replication is degraded.
  • Robert Vass (Doctoral Student, MCB) is discovering how ClpXP processes essential replication factors.
  • Kamal Joshi (Doctoral Student, MCB) is defining how hierarchies of adaptors generate substrate specificity.
  • Lisa Hernandez Alicea (Doctoral Student, MCB) is determining how ClpXP extracts membrane proteins.
  • Rilee Zeinert (Doctoral Student, MCB) is studying the Lon protease.

Undergraduate students

Many of us gained our passion for science through undergraduate experiences, we are thrilled to host these students:


EXTRAS

  • Laura I Francis (senior advisor) - provides needed guidance, insight, and general sanity.

Previous Lab Members

The lab has had the privilege of hosting many scientists from all paths, cultures and career stages.

  • Nathan Colon, undergraduate (Spring 2010)/technican (Summer 2010), graduated 2010, BMB. - Current position: PREP program.
  • Laura I Francis, Ph.D. (postdoc 2010-2011) is now an instructor with the Biology Department here at UMass.
  • Keith Rood (Masters Student, BMB) has graduated - current position: Sasisekharan Lab at Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (MIT).\
  • Keith Ballard (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Spring 2010.
  • Sid Advani (MCB) was a rotation student in the lab - Fall 2011.
  • Claudine Mapa (graduated 2012, BMB major) currently a PhD graduate student at UMass Worcester.
  • Patrick Stoddard(graduated 2012, BMB major) currently a PhD graduate student at Harvard MCB.
  • Martin Susskind (graduated 2012, BMB major) currently on the West Coast.
  • Nathan Colon (PREP program 2012) currently an MD student at Drexel School of Medicine.
  • Amber Cantin (MS 2012, BS 2012, BMB) currently working at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge.
  • Paula Muhlnickel (Masters Diploma Student, Ruhr University, Germany); 2012-2013 is currently a PhD student at the Max Planck Dortmund.
  • Nousheen Hamid Bhat, Ph.D. was developing new methodologies for discovery of novel ClpXP substrates.
  • Gagandeep Singh (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently an MD student at Brown.
  • Alexander Duval (class of 2013, BMB major) worked on characterization of novel PAS domains in Caulobacter.
  • Brian Shin (class of 2013, Biology major) is a technician in the Burton lab at Harvard MCB.
  • Ying Zhang (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently working as a technician in Boston.
  • Daniel DiCorpo (class of 2013, BMB major) is currently a PhD student at Brown.
  • Justin Li (class of 2014, BMB major) worked on determining how DnaA is degraded.
  • Saskia Heybrouck (visiting student, Ruhr University, Germany; 2014) is finishing her diploma in Germany
  • Vincent Borowy (class of 2015, BMB major) worked on ClpC unfoldases in chloroplasts.

Fun(ner) stuff

Group photo - MAAAARRRRTTTYYYYY!!!!! Maaaarty crop.jpg


ChienLabSENIORSphoto.JPG Graduation for Marty, Pat, and Claudine - Spring 2012

Group photo - At Boston Bacterial Meeting - Summer 2011 AtBBM.jpg