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Christina Smith receives 2018 FURI fellowship for undergrad research

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Congratulations to Christina Smith (Undergrad, Biomedical Engineering) who will receive a stipend, materials and supplies, and an opportunity for conference travel support to complete a project in the Haynes lab this summer. Sponsorship is provided by the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI). This will be her second FURI award since joining the Haynes lab.

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Dr. Haynes: invited lecturer for Spring 2018 Bruce D. Nesbitt AA Cultural Center Event

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Dr. Haynes has been invited to give seminars on her research and career as a guest of the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Haynes will present lectures to students across campus, as well as students at a local high school who are interested in STEM fields and the Arts on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2. Dr. Haynes will present her latest breakthroughs in protein engineering for cancer research and treatment on Friday, March 2. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2035798196678529/.

Congratulations to the ASU 2017 iGEM Team

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The 2017 ASU International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) team brought home a Gold medal and two nominations for competitive prizes. The team presented their project “EVR QST: Engineering Variable Regulators for a Quorum Sensing Toolbox” to a panel of judges (academic, policy, and industry professionals) and an international audience. The 2017 iGEM Giant Jamboree took place in Boston, MA at the Hynes Convention Center on November 9 – 13, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Haynes to present research at Harvard Systems Biology Retreat

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Dr. Haynes was invited to present her research at the Harvard Medical School Systems Biology Retreat at Seabasco Resort in Phippsburg, Maine. The Systems Biology retreats enable current and former department members to discuss science as a community. Dr. Haynes will present a talk on engineered proteins that bind aberrant marks in cancer cells on Thursday, June 8.

Congratulations Spring 2016 Graduates!

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Congratulations to David Barclay, Baylee Murphy, Mara Peterson, and Jan Simper, all graduating seniors who did research in the Haynes lab.

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Haynes to present at Enzymes in Drug Discovery Summit

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Dr. Karmella Haynes will present her latest progress in chromatin protein engineering at the GTCbio “Epigenetic Enzymes in Drug Discovery Summit,” which will take place March 1 – 2, 2016 in San Diego, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

Haynes Receives Grant from Women and Philanthropy

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Getting a grant is extremely exciting, especially for a young PI who has to find support after she has exhausted her start-up funds. In addition to receiving new funding, something else truly amazing happened. My science-communication skills were challenged like they had never been before. Read the rest of this entry »