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May, 2016

Dr. De Guzman has been promoted to full professor at the University of Kansas!

May 3, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Summers on being elected into the National Academy of Science !!!

April 15, 2016
Dr. Peter Mercredi's paper "Structural and Molecular Determinants of Membrane Binding by the HIV-1 Matrix Protein" has been published -- it is a beautiful work that changes the way we think about how HIV assembles in infected cells!
June, 2015
Meyerhoff Scholar Michael Lopresti give commencement talk at Academy of Science in Sterling, VA

May 1, 2015
Dr. Sarah Keane's paper "Structure of the HIV-1 RNA Packaging Signal" has been accepted by Science magazine!

April 6, 2015
Dr. VICTORIA D'SOUZA has been tenured at Harvard University!
Oct 17, 2014
Dr. Gaya got tenure again after moving to Wash U!

Sept 26, 2014
Peter Mercredi awarded PhD!
Aug 21, 2014
Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe's research about Ebola has been highlighted on Nature.
Aug 14, 2014
Dr. Jamil Saad was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure at Univerity of Alabama at Birmingham.
July 21, 2014
Dr. Summers gave a webinar on "How to integrate mentoring into your research program" on ASM-LINK Mentoring Mondays.

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May 29, 2014
Dr. Summers "interviewed by Science and Social Justice"
May 20, 2014
HHMI News "Three Universities Unite to Replicate and Spread Successful STEM Program"
May 20, 2014
Dr. Summers featured in ScienceInsider paper "HHMI Hopes to Replicate Program to Produce More Minority Science PhDs"
March 7, 2014
Justine Johnson Wins Regents Award!
Feb 26, 2014
Dr. Blanton Tolbert gets amfAR grant for his HIV/AIDS work!
Sept 3, 2013
Dr. Summers is featured in New York Times "Ideas for Improving Science Education"
Aug 15, 2013
Dr. Xiao Heng is appointed as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry in University of Missouri
May 31st, 2013
Isaac Kinde selected as one(#17) of "The Sexiest Scientists Alive" by Business Insider
May 15th, 2013
Isaac Kinde selected as one of the "2013's 10 People to Watch Under 30 in Baltimore"
April 19, 2013
Yuanyuan Liu awarded PhD!
March 1, 2013
Dr. Xiao Heng accepted faculty position at University of Missouri.
Feb 20, 2013
Robert Edwards speaks at HHMI Food for Thought event.
Jan 9, 2013
Isaac Kinde published a research article "Evaluation of DNA from the Papanicolaou Test to Detect Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers" on Science Translational Medicine and made the cover. Baltimore Sun news BloombergBusinessweek news
Dec 17, 2012
Dr. Hrabowski and Dr. Summers talks on iBioMagazine about "Increasing Underrepresented Minorities in Science Research"
Dec 17, 2012
Isaac Kinde is named one of the Forbes' "30 Under 30: The Rising Stars Transforming Science And Health"
Oct 22, 2012
Dr. Summers speaks at Freeman Hrabowski 20th anniversary gala!
video here
Oct 14, 2012
Dr. Anwesha Dey has accept the position as scientist at Genentech!
Sept 27, 2012
Mr. Robert Edwards recognized in HHMI bulletin!
Sept 17, 2012
Dr. Sara Keanes joins the lab!
June 1, 2012
Dr. Blanton Tolbert has moved to the Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University as Assistant Professor!
May 31, 2012

Bill Cosby

visited our lab!
Nov 11, 2011
Dr. Chun Tang gets one of 28 HHMI Early Career Awards!
Oct 14th, 2011
Dr. Kun Lu and Dr. Xiao Heng's Science paper has been published!
Sept 27th, 2011
Dr. Victoria D'Souza gets promoted to Associate Professor at Harvard University!
March, 2011
Dr. Zhengrong Wu gets tenured at Ohio State University!
Sept, 2010
Dr. Sepideh Khorasanizadeh moves from UVA to Sanford Burnham Institute!
Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe moves to Washington University!


Dr. Michael Summers, investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of Maryland, Baltimore county is primarily engaged in the research on application of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to studies of the structure and function of proteins and macromolecular interactions. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and computational methods are employed in the laboratory to address protein-protein and protein-RNA interactions that occur as retroviruses assemble in infected cells. Read more...

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