Jen-Yu Liao – PhD Graduate!

The Chaput lab would like to congratulate Jen-Yu Liao for his conferred PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. After a successful defense in November 2018, Dr. Liao is now headed to Nitto Denko Avecia Biotech in Cincinnati, Ohio for a position as a research scientists working on oligomer synthesis.

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Edward Oropeza – 2018 ABRCMS Poster Award

Congratulations to Edward Oropeza for his poster award at the 2018 ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) Conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana from November 14th-17th, 2018!

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Roman Meza – 2018 ABRCMS Poster Award

Congratulations to Roman Meza for his poster award at the 2018 ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) Conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana from November 14th-17th, 2018!

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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.

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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 – Summer 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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