Sep 15Welcome to Srivamshi Pittala, who will be pursuing his PhD research with us
Aug 15Welcome to Chris Rees (Jane Hill's lab, engineering), who was awarded a Burroughs-Wellcome grant to "cross-train" with us on his work on characterization and detection of drug resistant pathogens
Aug 15Welcome to Jennifer Franks (Mike Whitfield's lab, genetics), who was awarded a Burroughs-Wellcome grant to "cross-train" with us on her work studying immune responses driving systemic sclerosis
Aug 15Congratulations to Lu, whose paper "Hit-and-run, hit-and-stay, and commensal bacteria present different peptide content when viewed from the perspective of the T cell" was accepted for publication in Vaccine
Jul 15Chris is speaking at the Bioeconomy 2015 conference
Jul 15Yoonjoo is speaking at the Gordon Conference on Computer-Aided Drug Design
Jul 15Congratulations to Yoonjoo, along with Casey Hua (Margie Ackerman's lab), whose paper "Antibody Humanization by Structure-Based Computational Protein Design" was accepted for publication in mAbs
Jun 15Congratulations to Jean Zhou and Jessie Anderson, both of whom have been selected as Sophomore Science Scholars to pursue research with us
May 15Some interviews and press about our lysostaphin work: VPR, WNNE, ACS Noteworthy Chemistry, Chemical & Engineering News
Apr 15More congratulations to the lysostaphin team, on acceptance of "Structure-based Redesign of Lysostaphin Yields Potent Anti-Staphylococcal Enzymes that Evade Immune Cell Surveillance" to Molecular Therapy - Methods & Clinical Development
Apr 15Congratulations to Hongliang, Wen, et al. from Karl Griswold's lab on the experimental side, and Deep and Yoonjoo on the computational side, on acceptance of "Depletion of T cell epitopes in lysostaphin mitigates anti-drug antibody response and enhances antibacterial efficacy in vivo" to Chemistry & Biology
Mar 15Congratulations to Matt, who finished off his senior thesis and is heading down to work with the Talkowski lab at MGH
Mar 15Welcome to first-year CS PhD student Srivamshi Pittala, who will do a research project with us this spring
Feb 15The NIH has awarded an STTR grant to us and our good friends at Stealth Biologics, to continue the development of lysostaphin, a potent anti-staphylococcal enzyme
Feb 15Congratulations to Ickwon, whose paper "Machine learning methods enable predictive modeling of antibody feature:function relationships in RV144 vaccinees" was accepted to PLOS Computational Biology
Jan 15Congratulations to Regina, Yoonjoo, et al., whose paper "Protein deimmunization via structure-based design enables efficient epitope deletion at high mutational loads" was accepted to Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Jan 15Congratulations to Deep, whose paper "Structure-based Design of Combinatorial Mutagenesis Libraries" was accepted to Protein Science
Dec 14Congratulations to Ryan, who was awarded the Francis L. Town Prize Scientific Prize in Computer Science.
Nov 14Welcome to QBS PhD student Mavra Nasir, who will be rotating in the lab this winter
Nov 14Congratulations to Regina, Andrew, et al., whose paper "Mapping the Pareto Optimal Design Space for a Functionally Deimmunized Biotherapeutic Candidate" was accepted to PLOS Computational Biology
Nov 14Welcome to Jean Zhou, who will be doing a WISP internship on anti-HIV antibodies
Oct 14Chris is giving an invited talk at the 8th Vaccine Congress
Oct 14Congratulations to Lu, whose paper "Hit-and-run, hit-and-stay, and commensal bacteria present different peptide content when viewed from the perspective of the T cell" was accepted for oral presentation at CV4 (Computational Vaccinology @ ISV)
Sep 14Welcome to Matt Stone, who will be doing a senior thesis on genomic structural variation
Sep 14We contributed to a couple new papers: "Identification of antibody glycosylation structures that predict monoclonal antibody Fc-effector function" (AIDS; Chung & Alter) and "HCV Epitope, Homologous to Multiple Human Protein Sequences, Induces a Regulatory T Cell Response in Infected Patients" (J. Hepatol.; Losikoff & Gregory).

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