Chow Lab @ Penn Bioengineering

News


• [March 2019] Brian is awarded tenure.

• [March 2019] Open-source plate reader discussed in Penn engineering blog [Link]

• [February 2019] Brian joins the Editorial Board at Cell Systems. [Website]

• [February 2019] Open-source plate reader cover art for Biochemistry issue [Cover Art Link]

• [February 2019] Open-source plate reader discussed in Penn BE blog [Link]

• [January 2019] Open-source plate reader featured in CE&N news [Link] [Local copy]

• [December 2018] Congratulations to Karol, Mike, and iGEM 2017 on their published paper at Biochemistry on an open-source plate reader [Local copy]. The extensive documentation can be found at the [ACS website] or [Github].

• [November 2018] SEAS website feature on our PNAS 2018 paper on RGS-LOV [Link]

• [November 2018] Congratulations to Molly, Mike, and Ivan on their accepted paper at Biochemistry on de novo-designed biliproteins [Local copy]

• [October 2018] A fond farewell to Pimkhuan Hannanta-anan, who will start her lab at KMUTT.

• [July 2018] Congratulations to Spencer and Erin on their paper accepted at PNAS on RGS-LOV photoreceptors [Local copy]

• [May 2018] Congratulations to Pimkhuan Hannanta-anan on her paper accepted at ACS Synthetic Biology on optogenetic inhibition of GPCR signaling [Local copy]

• [April 2018] Pimkhuan Hannanta-Anan successfully defends her PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Hannanta-Anan!

• [June 2017] Spencer Glantz successfully defends his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Glantz!

• [May 2017] Chow Lab awarded NIH/NINDS R01.

• [April 2017] Congratulations to Ivan Kuznetsov, who was awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship. [Link][Department Blog]

• [April 2017] Molly Sheehan featured in Time Magazine video on science and activism. [Link]

• [February 2017] Brian Chow awarded the NSF CAREER Award in Systems and Synthetic Biology. [Penn website]

• [February 2017] Chow and Cormode Labs selected for a Penn University Research Foundation award (URF).

• [November 2016] Chow and Discher Labs awarded NIH BRAIN Initiative R21 grant.

• [September 2016] Congratulations to Molly Sheehan, who was awarded the Young Investigator Award at the 2016 World Molecular Imaging Congress. [Local copy][Penn website][WMIS website]

• [July 2016] Michael Magaraci profiled in ACS Synthetic Biology. [Local copy]

• [July 2016] Chow Lab and Penn Bioengineering welcome the Franklin Institute STEM Scholars Program for a one-week synthetic biology session

• [May 2016] Spencer Glantz selected for the Penn Center for Neuroengineering and Therapeutics (CNT) NIH T32 training award.

• [May 2016] Congratulations to undergraduate Nikita Rao for receiving the A. Norman Hixson Prize in Chemical Engineering, and Melvin C. Molstad Second Prize in Chemical Engineering.

• [May 2016] Molly Sheehan to speak at 2016 World Molecular Imaging Congress in NYC, and recognized for top-10 abstract. Chow Lab selected to be featured in “This is Our Lab” campaign for the meeting.

• [May 2016] Congratulations to undergraduate Shriram Sundararaman for receiving a scholarship to UVA Medical School.

• [April 2016] Congratulations to Michael Magaraci for his paper accepted at ACS Synthetic Biology on a synbio training toolbox. [Local copy]

• [April 2016] Brian Chow awarded the 2016 S. Reid Warren, Jr. teaching award, for outstanding service in stimulating and guiding the intellectual and professional development of Penn engineering undergraduates. [Local Copy] [Penn website]

• [March 2016] Congratulations to Pimkhuan Hannanta-anan on her paper accepted at Cell Systems on optogenetic decoding of NFAT signaling [Local copy] [Viewpoint]

• [January 2016] Chow Lab wins the Best Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference on Photosensory Receptors and Signal Transduction, for Molly Sheehan’s work on de novo proteins

• [January 2016] Congratulations to Spencer Glantz for his paper accepted at PNAS on LOV domain diversity [Local copy]

• [August 2015] Chow Lab awarded R21 grant from NIH/NIDA CEBRA program

• [March 2015] Spencer Glantz wins travel award and presents his work on discovering new LOV domains at the Keystone Symposium on Optogenetics

• [February 2015] iGEM awarded the PubCo Award for Best Natural Sciences and Research Article in a Penn Publication, for their epigenetic toolbox for synthetic biology [Local copy]

• [January 2015] Chow Lab awarded grant from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust for the Heart

• [September 2014] Chow Lab featured in Philadelphia Inquirer [Inquirer] [Local copy]

• [May 2014] Michael Magaraci awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship

• [May 2014] iGEM featured in Penn Engineering Alumni magazine [Penn website] [Penn Local Copy] [SEAS Magazine]

• [February 2014] Chow Lab awarded a Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center Innovation Award

• [January 2014] Shriram Sundararaman named Penn Rachleff Scholar

• [October 2013] Penn iGEM team wins the Grand Prize at the North America Regional Competition, and speaks at New England Biolabs [Penn Local Copy] [Penn website] [Philadelphia Inquirer]

• [August 2013] Chow Lab awarded NSF Biophotonics Award

• [June 2013] Chow Lab awarded Brain Research Foundation Fay Frank Seed Award

• [May 2012] Spencer Glantz awarded NSF GRFP Fellowship

• [July 2012] Chow Lab awarded DARPA Living Foundries contract with MIT and Harvard collaborators

• [June 2012] The Chow Lab officially launches! [Local copy] [Penn website]