May 2019

Taylor defense her senior thesis! (May 2)Congratulations on doing a fantastic job defending your thesis, Taylor! (tweet)I suppose this also means, she is graduating and leaving the group. Look luck on your future endeavors! The lab welcomes a new post-doc! (May 1)Welcome to Dr. Debika Choudhury from IIT-Bombay. She completed her PhD with a former …

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April 2019

Sara defends her thesis! (Apr 23)Congratulations to Sara Amin (co-advised PhD student with Soha Hassoun, Tufts Computer Science) for successfully defending her thesis! (tweet) Joe and Brett defend on the same day! (Apr 19)Congratulations to both, Doctor Bober and Master Irwin! (tweet) Congratulations to Zac Mays for completing the Boston Marathon! (Apr 15) Prof. Nair …

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March 2019

Trevor Wins Tufts Pride on the Hill Award! (Mar 18)Congratulations, Trevor! The Pride on the Hill Award is named for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender alumni organization of Tufts. The award honors undergraduate or graduate students who, through community involvement, artistic expression, written work or scientific research have contributed the most to an understanding at Tufts …

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February 2019

Manuscript accepted! (Feb 21) Congrats to Sara and Venkatesh for having their manuscript “Establishing Synthesis Pathway-Host Compatibility via Enzyme Solubility” accepted for publication in Biotechnology & Bioengineering! link & bioRxiv Another manuscript up on bioRxiv! (Feb 12) Joe’s manuscript titled, “Surpassing thermodynamic, kinetic, and stability barriers to isomerization catalysis for tagatose biosynthesis” is up! (link) Fingers …

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January 2019

Prof. Nair goes to the ICBE meeting in Newport Beach, CA! (Jan 6 – 9) At the International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering, Prof. Nair presented a talk on Venkatesh’s, Sean’s, and Vikas’ work on engineering substrate metabolism in baker’s yeast.