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Recent Lab News

May 2017
Dr. Sheikh Mahatabuddin joins the laboratory as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome, Sheikh!

Catherine Lessard, a BS/MS student in Chemical and Biological Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome, Kate!

Niroshan Anandisivam, an undergraduate student in Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton, joins the lab as part of an NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates program. Welcome, Niroshan!

Hanan Lane leaves the lab after making important contributions to our protocols to performing click chemistry on the yeast surface. Best of luck in your future endeavors, Hanan.

April 2017
Jim presents at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

Graduate students Jessica, Haixing, and Chris present their work at the first Tufts Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate Student Research Symposium.

March 2017
Ming Lei, a PhD student in Biotechnology, joins the lab as a coadvised student. Welcome, Ming!

Greg is named a Tufts Summer Scholar. Congratulations, Greg!

February 2017
The Van Deventer Laboratory is awarded a Faculty Research Fund Award from Tufts University to support our work on extending the chemical versatility of yeast display.

October 2016
Hanan Lane, an undergraduate student (undeclared), joins the lab. Welcome, Hanan!

September 2016
Gregory Berumen, an undergraduate student in Chemical and Biological Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome, Greg!

Jim receives an adjunct appointment in the Tufts Biomedical Engineering Department.

June 2016
The lab's manuscript titled, "A platform for constructing, evaluating, and screening bioconjugates on the yeast surface," is accepted for publication in Protein Engineering, Design & Selection. Congratulations to all of the authors, especially Doris Le, Jessie Zhao, and Haixing Kehoe, as this manuscript is their first published scientific work! Thanks also to Dane Wittrup for supporting this work while Jim was still studying at MIT. Read the article >

May 2016
Jessica is accepted to the 2016 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Yeast Genetics and Genomics Course and is named a Helmsley Fellow. Congratulations, Jessica!

April 2016
Jim presents an invited talk at the 12th Annual PEGS Boston conference.

March 2016
The Fuchs and Van Deventer laboratories are awarded a grant from the Army Research Office to study and evolve adhesive proteins from sea organisms.

Jessica is awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations, Jessica!

Laura is named a Tufts Summer Scholar. Congratulations, Laura!

Jim presents at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

February 2016
The Van Deventer Laboratory is awarded a Faculty Research Fund Award from Tufts University to support our work on developing highly specific protease inhibitors.

January 2016
Christopher Ghadban, a Master of Science student in Bioengineering, joins the lab. Welcome, Chris!

December 2015
Jacob Lissoos, an undergraduate student in Chemical and Biological Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome, Jake!

November 2015
Laura Quinto, an undergraduate student in Biochemistry, joins the lab. Welcome, Laura!

Haixing Kehoe, a PhD student in Biotechnology, joins the lab. She enters the laboratory with a Tufts Stern’s Fellowship. Welcome, Haixing!

Jessica Stieglitz, a PhD student in Chemical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome, Jessica!

Jim presents at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

October 2015
Jim's manuscript titled, "A switchable yeast display/secretion system" from his postdoctoral work is published in Protein Engineering, Design & Selection and is featured on the cover. Congratulations to Jim, co-first author Ryan Kelly, and all other co-authors! Read the work >

Last updated 6/6/2017