Beth Tran and her lab members found that long non-coding RNAs prepare metabolic genes to be activated swiftly when baker's yeast needs to switch its source of energy from glucose - its main sugar source - to an alternative sugar, galactose. Featured in Purdue Today.
Natalia Dudareva and her lab members were featured in Purdue Today for the discovery of a microbial-like pathway in plants that produces phenylalanine, an amino acid that is a vital component of proteins in all living organisms.
Andy Tao and his lab members were featured in the ASBMB Today for their work with kinases.
Erin Nicklow (senior) was featured in The Exponent for graduating in three and a half years.
Christie Eissler (Hall lab) was selected as October's Graduate Ag Research Spotlight recipient.
Jessica Gabbard (Kirchmaier lab) and Cole Wunderlich (Chapple lab) were featured in Agricultures Magazine for their undergraduate research over the summer.
Natalia Dudareva and lab are using tomato fruits for their metabolic engineering studies to increase production of monoterpenes. Featured in Inside Indiana Business.
T. Joseph Kappock and lab was featured in Purdue Today for the discovery of a gene function that may help prevent kidney stones.