April 24, 2013: Natalia's paper is out!
Natalia's paper "Noise and interlocking signaling pathways promote distinct transcription factor dynamics in response to different stresses" is available online at Molecular Biology of the Cell! Congratulations Natalia!
March 14, 2013: Agnes' paper is out!
Agnes' paper "Severe osmotic compression triggers a slowdown of intracellular signaling, which can be explained by molecular crowding" is available online at PNAS ! Congratulations Agnes!
February 6, 2013: Biophysical Society Meeting
Megan presented "Real-time light-driven temporal control of gene expression and protein concentration in S. cerevisiae" at the Biophysical Society meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
February 6, 2013: NJEN Poster and Pitch Contest
Michael presented a poster entitled "Optogenetic Protein Induction System and a Robotic Bioreactor Device Used to Control Protein Levels within a Population of Cells" at the NJEN (New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network) Poster Session and Pitch Contest at Princeton University.
January 22, 2013: Jove Filming!
Megan and Scott McIsaac were in front of the camera to film "Visualization and analysis of mRNA molecules using fluorescence in situ hybridization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae" for the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE). Look for the article online soon!
December 16, 2012: American Society for Cell Biology Meeting
Megan presented "Real-time light driven temporal control of gene expression and protein concentration in S. cerevisiae" at the American Society for Cell Biology Meeting in San Francisco, California.
December 6, 2012: NJTC Regional Commercialization Conference
Michael presented "An Optogenetic Solution for Real-Time Population-Level Gene Expression Control" at the NJTC (New Jersey Technology Council) Regional Commercialization Conference in Wilmington, Delaware.
October 22, 2012: Biotech2012 Innovation Corridor
The McClean lab's optogenetic technology won a "Technology Recognition" award in the Innovation Corridor at Biotech2012 in Philadelphia. The title of the presentation was "Optogenetic protein induction system and a robotic bioreactor device used to control protein levels within a population of cells" .
October 16, 2012: SmartStat Technology
The docket (Princeton Docket #13-2838 ) for the SmartStat technology is available from the Princeton Office of Technology Licensing.
August 5, 2012: Stressed Out!
Megan gave a platform presentation entitled "Transcription factor localization dynamics govern the transcriptional response to environmental changes" in the "Stressed Out" session at the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting.
August 2, 2012: Design, Build, Test!
Justin Melendez gave a talk entitled "Real-time light-driven temporal control of gene expression and protein concentration in S. cerevisiae" in the "Synthetic Biology: Design, Build, Test" workshop at the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting.
July 27, 2012: Provisional Patent Filed
The McClean lab's (J. Melendez, B. Oakes, and M. McClean) provisional patent (#61/676, 566) was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
June 5, 2012: Anjali Graduates!
Anjali's senior thesis won the QCB Thesis Prize and the Molecular Biology Department's award for excellence! Congratulations Anjali! She is off to bigger and better things and we will miss her!
December 5, 2011: UC Irvine Talk
Megan gave an invited talk entitled "Probing pathway components to understand information processing in signaling pathways" at the Center for Complex Biological Systems at the University of California, Irvine.