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NCASD, Martin Labs Apply Network Analysis and Molecular Modeling to Chitinases

Published on March 20, 2017 by

Chitin, the polysaccharide-based material from which insects make their exoskeletons, is tough stuff – and digesting it is a tall order, especially for a plant.  Nevertheless, some carnivorous plants, like the Cape Sundew, Drosera Capensis, are able to do just that.  In a recent paper in Biochemica et Biophysica Acta, NCASD Lab PI Butts and

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Dr. Gianmarc Grazioli to Join NCASD Lab

Published on March 17, 2017 by

The NCASD Lab is pleased to welcome Dr. Gianmarc Grazioli, who will be joining as a postdoctoral scholar as of spring quarter, 2017.  Dr. Grazioli, who obtained his Ph.D. in the Andricioaei lab before a one-year stint in the Paesani lab at UCSD, brings with him a wealth of expertise in molecular modeling, particularly the

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CNRA Fellow and Lab Member Phillips Heading to Harvard

Published on March 15, 2017 by

CNRA Graduate Fellow and NCASD Lab Member Nolan Phillips has accepted a position as a postdoctoral scholar at Harvard University, starting in fall 2018.  Phillips, who is completing his dissertation work on network comparison, model evaluation, and the dynamics of technology adoption by government agencies, will join the group of Professor Robert Sampson, where he

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Lab Alumna Liana Landivar Joins NSF

Published on December 6, 2016 by

Lab alumna Liana Landivar, formerly statistician at the US Department of the Census, has now accepted a position as survey statistician at the National Science Foundation.  In her capacity at the Census, Landivar played a key role in managing the Census’s measurement and categorization of occupations – a complex task that supplies vital information on

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NCASD, Martin Lab Publish Carnivorous Plant Genome

Published on July 12, 2016 by

NCASD lab members Butts and Zhang, in collaboration with Alfredo Freites and the Martin lab (UCI Chemistry and MB&B) are pleased to announce two forthcoming papers on the genome of the Cape sundew (Drosera Capensis), a widely cultivated carnivorous plant.  The team’s sequencing of D. Capensis marks the first published genome in the family Caryophyllales,

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