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April 19 2017 Our manuscript describing the formation of "Glucosome" in living cells is just accepted for publication in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. I would like to emphasize here that this manuscript is a true product of team efforts by research associate, graduate students, rotation students, and undergraduate students.Thank you all for your hard work!

April 13, 2017 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Department of Chemistry at the Penn State University, University Park, PA.

March 2017 Mr. Andrew Le is selected for the Undergraduate Research Award (URA) scholars at UMBC. Congratulations, Andrew!

March 2017 Mr. Joseph Sparenberg joined the lab. Welcome on board!

March 2017 Mr. Joseph Sparenberg joined the lab. Welcome on board!

March 3, 2017 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Department of Biological Sciences at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

March 2, 2017 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at George Mason University, Manassas and Fairfax, VA.

February, 2017 Mr. Darius Mckoy joined the lab for an undergraduate research rotation as a Meyerhoff/HHMI scholar.

January 2017 Mr. Joseph Sparenberg joined the lab for a graduate research rotation.

January 2017 Dr. An served as a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program panel.

January 2017 Ms. Bailey Nance joined the lab as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome on board!

January 4-8, 2017 Dr. An was invited as a session chair to the 2017 Enzyme Mechanisms Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. 

November 18, 2016 Dr. An hosted a seminar speaker, Dr. Edward K Chan, from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

November 2, 2016 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Institute for Structural Biology, Drug Discovery and Development at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

October 2016 Dr. An as a K-Tech advisory board member participated in the 2016 Korea-US Cooperative Conference for Life Sciecne, Germantown, MD.

September 2016 Dr. An served as a reviewer at the NIH Grant Study Section.

September 26, 2016 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

September 2016 Dr. An was invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group.

September 2016 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the Biology, Chemistry and Physics of Non-membranous Organelle, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

August 2016 Dr. An participated in the Benkovic Symposium at Penn State, University Park, PA.


August 2016
Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the US-Korea Conference 2016 (UKC2016), Dallas, TX.

July 2016 Dr. An was invited to give a talk at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference - Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH.

July 2016 Dr. An was invited to serve as an Associate Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Biochemistry and Physiology.

June 2016 Danielle was selected as NIH-funded Graduate Student CBI Training Fellows at UMBC. Congratulations, Danielle!

June 2016 Dr. An has contributed to the editorial about "Cancer Metabolism" at the AACR CICR Newsletter.

May 2016 Danielle was selected to give a talk at the 2016 FCBIS at the Johns Hopkins University. She presented her discovery of an spatial self-assembly of an enzyme involved in the downregulation of de novo purine biosynthesis. Great Job, Danielle!

April 2016 Congratulations to Danielle on her recent manuscript. It was just accepted for publication in the American Chemical Society journal "ACS Chemical Biology." We also thank our collaborators in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMBC, Yun-ju Cheng and Prof. Junyoung Park, for their contribution on the article.

April 2016 Three undergraduate researchers in the lab,  Farhan Augustine, Syrena Bracey and Gabriella Balaa, presented their research in the URCAD at UMBC.

April 2016 Dr. An hosted a seminar speaker, Dr. Kay Ahn, who is a senior director and global head of molecular and cellular pharmacology of Janssen R&D, Phamaceutical Company of Johnson and Johnson.

April 2016 A research proposal for the AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant is approved for funding. Dr. An formally accepted the grant at the AACR Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
The photography of Dr. An with Dr. Jose Baselga, Immediate Past President of the AACR, and Dr. Karl Ziegelbauer, Senior Vice President and Head, Therapeutic Research Groups of Bayer. Photo by
© AACR/Todd Buchanan 2016.

April 2016 Danielle Schmitt received the ASBMB 2016 Thematic Best Poster award at the ASBMB Annual Meeting in San Diego. Congratulations, Danielle!

April 2016 Danielle Schmitt was selected to present her research orally at the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting. She also organized a session of Recent Advances in Protein Engineering with her UMBC colleague, Michael White.

April 2016 Rose Luu accepted admission to the PhamD program with merit scholarship at the Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Congratulations, Rose!

March 2016 Dr. An hosted a seminar speaker, Dr. Aimin Liu, from Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas - San Antonio.

January 2016 Dr. An served as an ad-hoc grant reviewer for the Medical Research Council, UK.

January 2016 The group members participated in the Annual 2016 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Retreat at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Danielle was selected as a featured poster presenter.

January 2016 Mr. Farhan Augustine joined the lab for undergraduate research experience. Welcome on board!