Lynnette Jackson – Stanford Bound!

The Chaput lab would like to express our biggest congratulations to Lynnette Jackson, who recently finished her undergraduate career at UCI and is now headed to Stanford University to pursue a PhD in the department of Structural Biology. We thank Lynnette for all her hard work and commitment to the Chaput lab the past three years…

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Chaput Lab at 2018 IRT Meeting

The Chaput lab took multiple lab members to the International Round Table conference held at the University of California, San Diego by the International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids. From August 26th to the 30th, graduate students (Jen-Yu Liao, Saikat Bala, and Ali Nikoomanzar), as well as research scientists, Nicholas Chim, presented posters on…

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Jen-Yu Liao – IRT Poster Award

The Chaput lab would like to congratulate our very own graduate student,  Jen-Yu Liao, on his recent ‘Best Poster Award’ at the most recent International Round Table Meeting in La Jolla, CA from August 26th-30th. At the nucleic acid focused conference, Jen-Yu presented his work in a poster entitled “Synthesis and Evolution of a Threose…

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Anh Trinh – Fall 2018 UROP Award

Congratulations to Anh Trinh, one of the Chaput lab undergraduates, who recently was awarded a UROP award for this upcoming Fall 2018 to understand and probe the mechanism of unnatural nucleotide replication in engineered DNA polymerases.

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Mouhamad Shehabat – 2018 SURP Award

Congratulations to Mouhamad Shehabat, one of the Chaput lab undergraduates, who recently was awarded a SURP award for this Summer 2018 in order to look at the unnatural nucleotide replication in engineered DNA polymerases by x-ray crystallography.

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“Expanding the Chemical Diversity of TNA with tUTP Derivatives that are Substrates for a TNA Polymerase” Manuscript Accepted

The TNA UTP base analog manuscript, entitled “Expanding the Chemical Diversity of TNA with tUTP Derivatives that are Substrates for a TNA Polymerase”, has just been accepted into Chemical Communication! 

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