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Congratulations Salma! - Congratulations to Salma for being admited into the Interdisciplinary Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program for the Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry in the fall of 2024 at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Salma says, “This opportunity marks...
Congratulations to Elana! - The good news from Vierling Lab alumnae continues to roll into our email inboxes. Elana Carleton committed to UMass Med for her MD/PhD! She says, “It was such a long application process and I...
Congratulations Nora!! - Vierling Lab Alumna, Nora Haggerty, joins Johns Hopkins PhD program inbiochemistry and molecular biology. We wish you all the best.
New Publication in The Plant Cell - Check out the latest from the Vierling Lab! Congratulations to all the authors, but especially Tianxiang, Shengbao and Elizabeth. Maternal nitric oxide homeostasis impacts female gametophyte development under optimal and stress conditions  Junzhe Wang, Xiaolong...
New Article Out in the Plant Journal! - Structural and biochemical characterization of Arabidopsis alcohol dehydrogenases reveals distinct functional properties but similar redox sensitivity Maria Meloni, Jacopo Rossi, Silvia Fanti, Giacomo Carloni, Daniele Tedesco, Patrick Treffon, Luca Piccinini, Giuseppe Falini, Paolo Trost, Elizabeth Vierling, Francesco Licausi, Beatrice Giuntoli, Francesco Musiani, Simona Fermani, Mirko Zaffagnini DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.16651
Prof Vierling announces the publication of two articles - The Vierling lab has two new publications: one is on ATAD3 proteins and the other is on heat stress in tropical trees. Congratulations! Waters, E., M. Bezanilla, E. Vierling. ATAD3 Proteins: Unique Mitochondrial Proteins Essential for...
Congratulations Haofeng Lin - Haofeng received a Research Assistant Fellowship through the Honors College for 2023-24. “Research Assistant Fellowships are working fellowships that pay a stipend up to a maximum of $500 for students to work on a...
Conference Time! - Graduated Senior, Lauren Velie, presented a poster at the Plant Biology Conference in Savanah, GA – https://plantbiology.aspb.org/.
Congratulations to our UMass Seniors – Caps in the Air! - Samhitha Satish Kumar – Studied the mitochondrial ATAD3 proteins. Dylan McLaughlin –  Worked on identification and phenotypic analysis of mutants of Class I and Class II cytosolic small HSPs in Arabidopsis. Emma Peterson –...
Congratulations to our Four Graduating Seniors! - This Monday and Tuesday all four of the Vierling Lab seniors – Lauren Velie, Dylan McLaughlin, Samhitha Satish Kumar and Emma Peterson – successfully defended their honors college thesis! We wish you the best...
Congratulations Dylan! - Dylan McLaughlin has just accepted a job as a Research Associate I at The Broad Institute as part of the Production Team of the Genetic Perturbation Platform. As a research associate he will be...
Prof. Vierling Elected to the National Academy of Sciences - Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Vierling! She was elected to the Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences section of the National Academy of Sciences. This is one of the highest professional distinctions for a scientist –...
Congratulations to Dylan and Lauren! - Lauren Velie was awarded the BMB Department, Henry Little Award for Excellence in Biochemistry and Dylan McLaughlin was awarded the Leading Strand Award for BMB Excellence in Biochemistry. Congratulations to you both. We wish...
Emma Peterson’s UMass S#arp Attitude Wins Prestigious Award – Congratulations! - Emma, President of the UMass a cappella group S#arp Attitude, just let us know that the group’s newly released album, Hallucinate, was nominated for two Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARAs): Best Upper Voices Collegiate...
New Vierling Publication – Congratulations Dr. Minsoo! - A new Vierling Lab article has hit the press and Minsoo is the first author. Fionn was part of the Vierling Lab a few years ago and Prof. Vierling is doing her part to...