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Tufts University

Department of Chemistry

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The Kritzer Laboratory

 

Here's what's happening in the Kritzer lab:

 


Feb 2017

Congrats to Tim and Mike for their Methods in Molecular Biology protocol for using LoopFinder!


Dec 2016

Welcome to new graduate student Kirsten Deprey!


Sep 2016

Congrats to Tim, Mike, and Kamlesh -- their paper was just accepted in JACS!


Aug 2016

Congrats to Tim and Leila for their recently published Methods in Enzymology paper!


Aug 2016

The Kritzer Lab celebrates another amazing year with chips, grad students, salsa, postdocs and guac.


Jul 2016

Welcome to new postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Yang Mei!


May 2016

Michael Bird and Caitlin Keenan defended their senior theses, both earning Highest Thesis Honors. Mike and Kate, your futures are bright!


Apr 2016

Tim Siegert defends his thesis entitled "Identification of Loop Mediated Protein-Protein Interactions and Design of Cyclic Peptide Locked Loop Inhibitors." Congrats Dr. Siegert!


Feb 2016

Welcome to new postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Kamlesh Makwana!


Dec 2015

Amanda Aldous defends her thesis entitled "Metal Binding and Catalytic Activity of Macrocyclic Peptides." Congrats Dr. Aldous!


Nov 2015

Welcome to three new graduate students, Ashleigh Cummings, Kaley Mientkiewicz, and Livia Shehaj!!


Sep 2015

Welcome to Rob Cerulli, a new MD/PhD student in the Kritzer Lab!


Aug 2015

Congrats to Mike Bird for winning the ACS COMP division's Outstanding Undergraduate Research award at the National ACS Meeting!!


May 2015

The Kritzer Lab, sans undergrads, takes a well-earned break to relax and celebrate!


Apr 2015

Congrats to Tim Siegert and Mike Bird for winning awards from NESACS at this year's Northeastern Student Chemistry Research Conference!


Apr 2015

Joshua is elected as a Member of the Molecular Microbiology graduate program at the Sackler School for Biomedical Sciences!


Mar 2015

Congrats to Amanda Aldous for winning the Tufts Graduate Research Competition!


Oct 2014

Congrats to Dr. Justin Quartararo, the first PhD student graduating from the Kritzer Lab!!!


Oct 2014

Congrats to Justin, Matt and Leila and collaborators Dr. Yu, Prof. Lin, and Prof. Baleja! Their paper is in press at Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry!


Sep 2014

Congrats to Prof. Jason Gavenonis, a former postdoc of the Kritzer group, on starting a faculty position at Dickinson College.


Jul 2014

Congrats to Matt, Amanda and Kosh for their careful structural analysis of metal-bound and unliganded cyclic peptides! Their paper is in press at Tetrahedron!


Jul 2014

Congrats to Alissa, Robyn, and our collaborators at the Sackler School for their development of cyclic peptide inhibitors of the EH domain of EHD1. Their paper is in press at Biochemistry!


Jul 2014

The Kritzer Lab takes some time out to celebrate being so awesome!


Jun 2014

Congrats to Jason and Nick for their description of helical peptides that inhibit the protein Hsp90, in press at Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry!


Jun 2014

Congrats to Kosh and Amanda for their second paper on constrained analogs of the ATCUN motif, in press at Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry!


May 2014

Congrats to Brad, Jason, Tim and Matt for their implementation of LoopFinder, an algorithm for investigating loop-mediated protein-protein interactions. This work is in press at Nature Chemical Biology!


Dec 2013

Welcome to new postdoctoral researcher Dr. Shaun Cote, and new graduate student Leila Peraro!


Aug 2013

Congrats to Santosh for his excellent contribution to ChemBioChem!


Jun 2013

Congratulations to Justin Quartararo, who received an NIH Predoctoral fellowship! Great job Justin!


May 2013

Joshua receives Tufts' ROUTE award, the highest award given to junior faculty at Tufts in recognition of exceptional teaching.


Mar 2013

Congratulations to Sara Khosrowjerdi for her selection as a Tufts Beckman Scholar!


Feb 2013

Congrats to Kosh and Amanda for their excellent contribution to Inorganic Chemistry!


Dec 2012

The Kritzer Lab celebrates its third year with a holiday party!




Jun 2012

Welcome to new postdoctoral researcher Dr. Robyn Eisert!


May 2012

Congratulations to Linda Le and Matt Davis for defending their Senior Honors Theses!


Jan 2012

Welcome to new undergraduate researchers Sara Khosrowjerdi, Brad Sheneman, Austin Hsieh, Lily Barnard, and Erica Mason!


Nov 2011

Welcome to new graduate students Angelo Bautista, Albert Gjeluci and Tim Siegert!


Jul 2011

Welcome to postdoctoral researcher Kosh Neupane!


Jun 2011

The Kritzer Lab celebrates its second year with a lab barbecue!



May 2011

Welcome to undergraduate researchers Elise Hsu and Linda Le!

Matt Davis is named a Tufts Summer Scholar for 2011. Congratulations Matt!


Dec 2010

Welcome to graduate students Alissa Kamens and Amanda Aldous and undergraduate researcher Pianpian Wu!


Oct 2010

Welcome to postdoctoral researcher Dr. Jonathan Bock!


Sep 2010
Prof. Kritzer is named as one of the recipients of the 2010 NIH New Innovator Award!
This program is intended "to support exceptionally creative new investigators who propose highly innovative projects that have the potential for unusually high impact."


Check out our video, "What Makes a Good Scientist?" Produced by summer visitor Olivia Goolkasian.


Justin is named a GAANN Fellow for 2010/2011. Congratulations Justin!


The Kritzer lab is now a member of the Structural and Chemical Biology Program of the Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center.


Jason is named a TEACRS fellow. Congratulations Jason!


Welcome to undergraduate researcher Steve Smith and postdoctoral researcher Jason Gavenonis!


Aug 2010

The Kritzer lab celebrates its first year with a lab barbecue!


Nov 2009

The Kritzer lab welcomes graduate students Rob Schuster and Justin Quartararo!

The Kritzer lab welcomes undergraduate researchers Hayley Marcus and Matt Davis!

Prof. Kritzer is named as one of five recipients of the Smith Family Awards for Excellence in Biomedical Research! The award's mission is "to launch the careers of outstanding biomedical researchers with the ultimate goal of achieving medical breakthroughs."


Sep 2009

Paper detailing the construction of genetically expressed cyclic peptide libraries and application to models of Parkinson's disease is published in Nature Chemical Biology.

This work was recently highlighted by:

Faculty of 1000 Biology identifies it as a "Must Read"

Nature Chemical Biology News and Views

Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson's in the News

Michael J. Fox Foundation Q&A with Joshua Kritzer

NIH-NINDS Press Release

Genome Technology In the Clinic

Whitehead Institute Press Release


Summer 2009

Check out a short documentary film featuring Prof. Kritzer discussing his postdoctoral research, applying new technologies to investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease:

Exploring Parkinson's disease in Yeast Using Cyclic Peptides