ALS Highlights the Mechanism of DNA Synthesis Publication

The Advanced Light Source at the Berkeley Lab highlights the Chaput lab’s recent publication on the mechanism of DNA synthesis in a Science Brief. The specific Nature Communication publication discusses newly discovered intermediates that provide greater context to replication by a DNA polymerase; the exact order and transition between intermediates was solved by time-resolved X-ray…

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John Chaput Receives The 2021 Athalie Clarke Achievement Award

John Chaput was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Athalie Clarke Achievement Award from the UC Irvine School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The award recognizes researchers whose work has the potential to make lasting impacts on human health. Read more about this achievement here, and watch Dr. Chaput accept his award below!

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Postdoctoral Recruitment

Postdoctoral Positions Available in Molecular and Cellular Biology The Chaput lab at the University of California, Irvine is seeking highly qualified applicants for postdoctoral positions in molecular and cellular biology to advance the development of oligonucleotide therapeutics. Candidates will work on a range of translational research projects from directed enzyme evolution and microfluidics to cellular…

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Roman Meza – Dr. William Holcomb Scholarship Awardee

Congratulations to Roman Meza for his recent award of the Dr. William Holcolmb Scholarship in the Academic Excellence in Life and Health Sciences category for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Ali Nikoomanzar – Excellence in Research Award

Congratulations to Ali for his recent recognition with an Excellence in Research Award, which is awarded to one UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate student per academic year for his demonstrated highly productivity in the lab and show of extreme promise in the field of pharmaceutical science research.

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Saikat Bala – PhD Graduate!

The Chaput lab would like to congratulate Saikat Bala for his conferred PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. After a successful defense in November 2019, Dr. Bala is now headed to Wave Life Science in Lexington, MA for a position as a research scientist working on oligomer synthesis.

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Roman Meza – SACNAS 2019 Poster

Congratulations to Roman Meza for his poster award at the 2018 SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) national conference held in Hawaii on November 2nd, 2019!

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