News

 

May 2018

Recent publication featured in ASM's Microcosm.

Microcosm feature

 

March 2018

Published:

Genes affecting progression of bacteriophage P22 infection in Salmonella identified by transposon and single gene deletion screens

 

Shigella phages isolated during a dysentery outbreak reveal uncommon structures and broad species diversity

 

February 2018

Published:

Breaking Symmetry in Viral Icosahedral Capsids as Seen through the Lenses of X-ray Crystallography and Cryo-Electron Microscopy

 

January 2018

Kristin wins the NSF Early career award!

NSF early award

Photo courtesy of Harley Seeley

 

October 2017

CryoEM job posting:

CryoEM job posting

October 2017

 

Hailee Perrett receives the MSU College of Natural Science Undergraduate Research Support Scholarship for Fall 2017.

 

May 2017

Natalia presents a poster at ASM

Natalia presents a poster at ASM

Natalia graduated -- Kristin's first graduate student!

Natalia graduated -- Kristin's first graduate student!

Natalia graduated -- Kristin's first graduate student!

Kaitlynne graduated and  won the College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Kaitlynne graduated and  won the College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

 

March 2017

Jason Schrad's image and publication featured on the cover of Viruses.

Jason Schrad's image and publication featured on the cover of Viruses.

 

3/28/17

Work also featured in MSUToday

 

February 2017

New Publication from the Parent lab:

Schrad JR, Young EJ, Abrahao JS, Cortines JR, Parent KN. (2017) Microscopic Characterization of the Brazilian Giant Samba Virus. Viruses 2017, 9(2), 30.

 

October 2016

Kristin receives the 2017 ASM Young Investigator Award, which recognizes early career scientists for research excellence and potential in microbiology and infectious diseases.

Natalia receives the 2017 ASM Raymond W. Sarber Award, which recognizes undergraduate and predoctoral students for research excellence and potential.

https://natsci.msu.edu/news-events/news/2016-10-msu-natsci-faculty-member-student-receive-asm-awards

 

August 2016

New Publication from the Parent lab:

Dover JA, Burmeister AR, Molineux IJ, and Parent KN. (2016) Evolved Populations of Shigella flexneri Phage Sf6 Acquire Large Deletions, Altered Genomic Architecture, and Faster Life Cycles. Genome Biol. Evol. 8(9):2827–2840.

 

October 2015

Kristin received AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award

http://www.aaas.org/page/aaas-marion-milligan-mason-award-recipients

Video:

http://www.aaas.org/news/videos-and-photo-gallery-awards-ceremony

Featured in Science (30 October 2015)

August 2014
The lab's first Cryo-EM structure!
Bacteriophage procapsid.
The lab's first Cryo-EM structure! Bacteriophage procapsid.

July 2014
Visiting researcher Cathy Jin (left), UCLA (Gelbrat-Knobler group)
Visiting researcher Cathy Jin (left), UCLA (Gelbrat-Knobler group)

April 2014
Natalia Porcek (left) awarded Rudolph Hugh Fellowship
Natalia Porcek (left) awarded Rudolph Hugh Fellowship