Kefan Yang – New Graduate Student

The Chaput Lab welcomes Kefan Yang! He will be a new graduate student in the lab, studying information storage. Kefan Yang comes with a bioengineering background. We look forward to expanding his experience as the lab investigates TNA and its ability to transfer genetic information back and forth between DNA.

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Victoria Maolo – New Undergraduate Student

The Chaput Lab welcomes Victoria Maolo! She will be a new undergraduate student in the lab, studying structural biology, specifically X-ray crystallography.

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Hacking from within a DNA Synthesizer

Scientists from UCI and UCR have come together to investigate the ability to hack and obtain the genetic blueprint of oligomer sequences, by interpreting the sounds emitted from a DNA synthesizer. Read more at the issued UCI New Brief and the brief in The New York Times.

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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 scientist 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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