The group is very happy to welcome Korliss Britt (MS), Noah Lyons (PhD), Johanna Parsnick (PhD), Brittany Hart (Ph.D.), and Nick Francis (MS) to the group. We are looking forward to working great discoveries from these talented students.
The work by Yumin Dai and Karina Kizjakina on the novel mechanism of 2-haloacrylate hydratase was reviewed in an article focusing on the role of reduced flavin in dehalogenation reactions. DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2020.108696
C&E news published an report of Hannah's paper on the biosynthesis of Allicin. You can read all about it here:
Read the paper by Ashley from the Tanner group where she describes the movement of the flavin cofactor in the catalytic cycle of SidA! DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.014750
Hannah's work on the structure and function of A. sativum FMO has been published in J.B.C. The paper re-defines the biosynthesis of allicin and represent the first detailed biochemical and structural characterization of plant FMOs. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.014484
We welcome Olivia Geisler to the team. Olivia is a junior at the Southwest Virginia Governor's School and will be doing an internship in the lab this spring. She will be working with Dr. Renata Reis.
We are happy to welcome three new graduate students to the group: Sydney Johnson, Duke Chiu, and Helen Garby
The lab is happy to welcome Sydney Johnson and Mecaila McClune to the group. They will be doing their 3rd rotation with us.
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