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Spotlight and Highlights Published

Congrats to Sanath for writing up a spotlight for Angewedte Chemie on the recently published study on the biosynthesis of strychnine by…

Plant Cyclic Peptide Biosynthesis Paper Published!

Our paper on the biosynthesis of cyclopeptide alkaloids and related plant side chain cross-linked cyclopeptides is out now in Angewandte Chemie International…

Welcome to Draco!

We are excited to welcome Draco to the lab! He graduated from UNCG in Spring 2022 and decided to continue on to…

Three Successful Defenses!

Our lab has been filled with success in the last few weeks! Ethan defended his master’s thesis, Keelie defended her PhD proposal…

Plant Cyclic Peptide Biosynthesis Preprint

Check out our first paper up on biorXiv now! Widely Distributed Biosynthetic Cassette Is Responsible for Diverse Plant Side-Chain-Cross-Linked Cyclopeptides https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.09.15.507631v1 Plant…

ASP 2022

We had a great time at ASP 2022. Got to enjoy a nice lab lunch with some friends! 25 July 2022  …

Grant Funded!

We are so excited to have received an R35 ESI MIRA from NIH/NIGMS to discover and characterize new RiPP biosynthetic pathways from…

Lab Lunch

We had a great lunch together to celebrate all the lab’s recent accomplishments and future plans! 16 June 2022

ORP and Proposal Defense Success

April was a busy month for the lab. Ayoola successfully presented his Original Research Project (ORP) proposal and Ethan defended his thesis…

Welcome to Stella

We are excited to welcome Stella to the lab! She was born in Americana, SP, Brazil and earned her B.S. in Chemistry…